Remote Availability

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For remote public access to hearings, the following rules and procedures apply:

  • ZOOM HEARINGS
    • For Zoom information, look below at the "Calendars by Department" section.
      • Click on the arrow next to the department to expand the field.
      • Next, click on the "Zoom Link" and you will be placed in the waiting room. When the judge is ready, you will be admitted into the virtual hearing.
    • How to Prepare for your Zoom Hearing
    • Zoom Link Not Working?
  • YOU MAY NOT RECORD ANY REMOTE HEARING WITHOUT EXPRESS PRIOR PERMISSION. Requests must be made as set forth in Rule 1.150 of the California Rules of Court and within the timeframes provided in that rule.
  • Criminal: The Criminal Department conducts hearings both via Zoom and in the courtroom.
    • For Zoom hearings, an audio link will be available, accessible on this page by clicking on the appropriate department.
    • For in-courtroom hearings, audio streaming will only be activated if, in the discretion and evaluation of the judge, the requested space for public attendees will exceed the maximum spaces available in the courtroom given social distancing guidelines.
  • Family Department: The Family Department will conduct hearings via Zoom, with members of the public admitted through the Zoom waiting room. Please select the appropriate department below for the link and login credentials.
  • Civil Department: Effective June 1, 2021, Civil departments are open for in-person hearings, with litigants and parties having the option of appearing remotely.
    Visit https://www.cc-courts.org/civil/civil.aspx for information about accessing a muted public access line for matters on CourtCall.
    • Please refer to the webpages for Traffic, Small Claims, Civil Harassment and Unlawful Detainer for information on those hearings. For harassment cases in Richmond and Pittsburg, please contact the Clerk’s office at the assigned courthouse to find out which department/judge will hear your case.
    • If your matter will be heard by CourtCall, the CourtCall phone number is 888-882-6878.
      • See attached pamphlet for more information on registering for a CourtCall Telephonic Appearance: How to use CourtCall.
  • Branch Courts: As with criminal in-courtroom hearings, branch courtrooms will only activate audio streaming if, in the discretion and evaluation of the judge, the requested space for public attendees will exceed the maximum spaces available in the courtroom given social distancing guidelines.
  • In the rare instance where a courtroom is not holding a Zoom hearing and also lacks the capability for streaming audio, limited space will be left open as dedicated for the public.

Court Calendar Information and Forms

Please click on one of the links below:

Court Teleconference Information
Department Audio Rooms
Forms & Packets


Court Teleconference Information

CourtCall Phone Number: 888-882-6878
* See attached pamphlet for more information on registering for a CourtCall Telephonic Appearance: How to use CourtCall

Zoom Meeting Phone Number: 1-669-900-6833

Zoom Meeting Phone Number: 1-833-568-8864
* In order to connect via Telephone, you will need the Meeting ID and Password for the Court Session you want to connect to.

DISCLAIMER: All Virtual Court sessions are faciliated by Zoom, a video conferencing company. Clicking on the link to join the Virtual Court session will direct you away from the Court's website to a third-party website, hosted by Zoom. The Court is not responsible for any information or representations of this website, and its use is not at the liability of the Court. Please contact Zoom or its representatives for any issues or questions you may have regarding using the Zoom website.

Calendars by Department

* Click on a Department listed below to view the Department calendars:

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Department 7
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Department 15
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Department 18
Department 21
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Department 29
Department 30
Department 31
Department 33
Department 36
Department 52