COURT CLOSURE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
Santa Ana, CA –The Orange County Superior Court will remain closed to the public until April 24, 2020, with minimal exceptions for time sensitive matters or matters pertaining to the safety and security of the community.
California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye has issued an emergency order permitting the extension to the closing the Court’s facilities in Orange County at the Court’s request, pursuant to the provisions of Government Code section 68115. For purposes of computing certain court-related deadlines, the closure will be considered a public holiday.
Over the coming days and weeks the Court may be frequently changing the services available to the public. Given the fluid nature of this Covid-19 crisis, and the ever-changing availability of resources, you are encouraged to frequently check our website’s COVID-19 webpage for the latest information and Court Administrative Orders.
The Court is mindful of the balance that must be maintained between the timely administration of justice and protecting the health, safety, and well-being of our employees, justice partners, and the community.
The public is encouraged to refer to the OC Health Care Agency website for up-to-date information about COVID-19 symptoms: http://www.ochealthinfo.com/phs/about/epidasmt/epi/dip/prevention/novel_coronavirus
More information will be released as it becomes available.