Contacting Department 7 – Messages may not be left when calling Dept. 7 and all questions for Dept. 7 must be in written format, CC’d to all counsel/parties in the case.
Please email your question to Dept. 7 at email@example.com
or fax your question to Dept. 7 at (925) 608-0694. You may appear by Court Call for most hearings.
Instructions to sign up for Court Call are located on the following page: Court Call Information
Law & Motion (Instructions for Contesting Tentative Rulings in Dept. 07):
The tentative ruling will become the Court’s ruling unless by 4:00 p.m. of the Court day preceding the hearing, counsel or self-represented parties email Department 07 to request argument and to specify the issues to be argued.
Counsel or self-represented parties requesting argument must advise all other affected counsel and self-represented parties by no later than 4:00 p.m. of his or her decision to appear to argue and of the issues to be argued.
Failure to timely advise the Court and counsel or self-represented parties will preclude any party from arguing the matter (See Local Rule 3.43(2)). Department 7’s email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org.