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              CORONAVIRUS/COVID 19 UPDATES

       MARIN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT IS CLOSED FOR ALL NON-ESSENTIAL
                                         MATTERS UNTIL MAY 29, 2020.

News from the Court:
EFFECTIVE APRIL 6, 2020
Posted 4/3/2020
The court is in the process of developing the remote access infrastructure and procedures. Until remote access is commenced, pursuant to paragraph 3 or Administrative Order 20-06, personal appearances for the essential matters on calendar are authorized.
New Administrative Order 20-06
Posted 4/1/2020
Administrative Order 20-06 re: Implementation of Additional Emergency Relief Authorized Pursuant to Government Code §68115 and Other Orders by Chair of Judicial Council...
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Jury Services Update: There are no essential trials scheduled through May 22nd. If you have been summonsed for jury during this time, your jury service has been ended.
Posted 3/27/2020
Notice re: Ex Parte Applications in Civil and Family Law Divisions
Posted 3/26/2020
This notice applies to all Ex Parte applications in the Civil Division (see MCR Civil 1.12 and California Rule of Court (CRC) 3.1200 et seq.) and in the Family Law Division (see MCR Family 6.6 and CRC 5.165 et seq.). This notice does not apply to Requests for Civil Harassment Restraining Orders, Elder Abuse Restraining Orders, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, or Gun Violence Restraining Orders. All attorneys and parties are required to comply with the applicable rules cited above....
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Jury Services Update: There are no essential trials on Friday and Monday. If you have been summonsed for jury duty on Friday, March 20th and Monday, March 23rd your jury service has been ended.
Posted 3/19/2020
Implementation of Additional Emergency Relief Authorized Pursuant to Government Code §68115
Posted 3/17/2020
This Administrative Order 20-05 will supplement Administrative Order 20-04. Administrative Order 20-4 remains in full force and effect....
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The Court will be CLOSED for all non-essential matters on March 17th through April 7th
Posted 3/16/2020
The Marin County Superior Court will be closed for all non-essential matters effective 12:01 a.m. on March 17, 2020, until 11:59 p.m. on April 7, 2020, subject to modification at the discretion of the Presiding Judge....
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Instructions on How to File a Domestic Violence Restraining Order in the Event of a Court Closure
Posted 3/16/2020
Please read information on how to file a Domestic Violence Restraining Order in the event of a Court closure. If you need help, you may contact the Legal Self Help Center by telephone at: 415-444-7040 or email at: selfhelp@marincourt.org....
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Cómo Presentar una Orden de Restricción en Caso de Cierre del Tribunal
Posted 3/16/2020
Lea la información sobre cómo presentar una Order de Restricción de Violencia Doméstica en caso de cierre del tribunal. Si necesita ayuda, puede comunicarse con el Centro de Ayuda Legal por teléfono al: 415-444-7040 o por correo electrónico a: selfhelp@marincourt.org....
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UPDATED ON MARCH 15TH - ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING COVID-19
Posted 3/15/2020
Based on the information the court has as of March 15, 2020 regarding the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), court services will substantially be curtailed in order to limit the volume of individuals having to appear in the courthouse....
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UPDATED ON MARCH 13TH - ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING COVID-19
Posted 3/13/2020
The Superior Court of California, County of Marin is closely monitoring the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) situation. The Court is in regular communication with the Marin County Health and Human Services Department, the Marin County Office of Emergency Services, other Marin County justice agencies, other California Superior Courts, and the Judicial Council of California. Please see the attached announcement for updates and information regarding Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)....
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OPENING ON MARIN COUNTY LAW LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Posted 3/11/2020
The Marin County Superior Court is looking for a resident attorney of Marin to serve on the Marin County Law Library Board of Trustees....
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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING COVID-19
Posted 3/9/2020
Marin County Superior Court continues to closely monitor the evolving COVID-19 Coronavirus situation. To serve our public and community, the court at this time is operating under normal hours and operations. Any updates will be communicated through the court's website....
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ANUNCIO ESPECIAL SOBRE COVID-19
Posted 3/9/2020
La Corte Superior del Condado de Marin continúa monitoreando de cerca la evolución de la situación del Coronavirus COVID-19. Para servir a nuestro público y a la comunidad, la corte en este momento está operando bajo horas y operaciones normales. Cualquier actualización se comunicará a través del sitio web de la corte....
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IMPORTANT JUROR INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19
Posted 3/9/2020
Jurors who are not feeling well are encouraged to stay home and may contact Jury Services to reschedule their jury duty. You can also postpone your jury duty electronically, by logging into the jury system using your Juror ID and PIN provided to you on your jury summons. Jury clerks are also available by phone at (415) 444-7120, between the hours of 1:00 to 3:00 PM and by email at jury@marincourt.org.
INFORMACIÓN IMPORTANTE PARA EL JURADO SOBRE COVID-19
Posted 3/9/2020
Se alieta a los jurados que no se sientan bien a quedarse en casa y pueden comunicarse con los Servicios del Jurado para reprogramar su deber de jurado. También puede posponer su deber de jurado electrónicamente, iniciando sesión en el sistema de jurado utilizando su ID del jurado y el PIN que se le proporcionó en su citación del jurado. Los empleados del jurado también están disponibles por teléfono al (415) 444-7120, entre las horas de 1:00 a 3:00 PM y por correo electrónico a jury@marincourt.org.
LEGAL SELF HELP CENTER HAS MOVED TO ROOM C-44.
Posted 1/22/2020
The office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday - Friday and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
CENTRO DE AUTO AYUDA LEGAL SE MUDÓ A LA SALA C-44.
Posted 1/22/2020
Las horas de oficina son de 8:30 a.m. a 12:00 p.m. Lunes - Viernes y 1:00 p.m. a 3:00 p.m. Martes y Jueves.
UNIFORM LOCAL RULES REVISED AND EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2020
Posted 12/30/2019
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NOTICE OF JUDICIAL REASSIGNMENT
Posted 12/20/2019
Cases currently assigned to the Honorable Kelly V. Simmons, Department J – are reassigned to the Honorable Beth S. Jordan, Department C....
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Annual Allocations of the 2019-2020 Trial Court Budget
Posted 8/6/2019
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News Archive
Legal Resources:
Court staff is here to help you by answering procedural questions, accepting your documents and payments and providing you with general information. To maintain our neutrality there are limits to the assistance that staff can provide to you here in the court. Click here to read more about what we can and cannot do for you. Below find links to several resources that may be able to help you beyond what our staff is allowed to do.

Here are some agencies and on-line resources for individuals who need legal information, advice or are representing themselves in court.
California Courts Self Help Center On-Line
Department of Child Support Services
DCSS works with parents — custodial and noncustodial — and guardians to ensure children and families receive court-ordered financial and medical support.
Family & Children’s Law Center
This agency provides low-cost (based on sliding fee schedule) legal representation in family law matters, including domestic violence. Address: 1401 Los Gamos Drive, Suite 200, San Rafael. Phone: (415) 492-9230.
Lawyer Referral Service
For referrals to pre-screened, experienced Marin County attorneys in a variety of legal areas, please call the Marin San Francisco Lawyer Referral Service at (415) 989-1616. Certified by the California State Bar Association, the program provides referrals to qualified lawyers. Preliminary consultations are available at discounted fees. Bilingual attorneys are available.
Lawyers in the Library
This program offers free 20-minute consultations at the Marin County Law Library every second and fourth Thursday of each month from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Any person without an attorney living in Marin County or having a case in the Marin County Superior Court is eligible. Sign-ups start at 3:30 p.m. on a first come, first served basis. Address: 20 North San Pedro Road, Suite 2007, San Rafael. Phone: (415) 472-3733.
Legal Aid of Marin
Civil legal services to low-income people who meet income guidelines. Address: 1401 Los Gamos Drive, Suite 101, San Rafael. Phone: (415) 492-0230
Legal Self Help Services
This division provides free legal information and assistance in preparing court documents and understanding court procedures. Address: Civic Center, Hall of Justice, Room
C-27 (across from courtroom C), San Rafael. Phone: (415) 444-7130.
Disclaimer: The Court has made every effort to provide accurate information at this website. While the Court strives to provide only timely and helpful information to its users, inaccuracies and outdated information may be found here on occasion. This information is provided for Court visitors’ convenience but does not make any representations, or constitute any assurances, guarantees, recommendations, or legal advice to the individuals choosing to access the sites/links. The website does not include an exhaustive list of all agencies or services that may be available. Individuals should exercise their own judgment in using the resources contained in this website.