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Petition

Petitions are set for hearing at the time of filing and are not reserved ahead of time. See Probate Filing Fees for information regarding petition fees.

Ex Parte

Please see Ex Parte Procedures. See Probate Filing Fees for information regarding petition fees.

Mental Health

See the Probate Calendar Schedule located on this page for hearing days, times and department

Motion

See the Probate Calendar Schedule located on this page for information regarding days, times, and departments for motions. See Probate Filing Fees for information regarding fees.

Mandatory Settlement Conference

Mandatory Settlement Conference and trial dates are set by the court in the course of the action.

Probate Courtroom Schedule
The courtroom schedule below provides information about the various hearings and the times they are scheduled in each of the Probate and Mental Health courtrooms.

  • Effective 9/17/18, ex parte notice should be to Window 67 in the Probate Clerk’s office (1st Floor/CJC).
  • Parties should check in at Window 67, fifteen minutes prior to the schedule hearing time.
  • Parties will be directed to the courtroom where the matter will be heard.
  • "Alternatively, if parties know the case name, they can review the “Today’s Docket” calendar monitors in the CJC lobby (across from the Sheriff’s offices) to get information on the location of the hearing. If this reference is used, parties will not need to check in at window 67 and can proceed directly to the courtroom.

Probate Calendar Schedule

Law and Motion Information: It is the responsibility of the parties to make sure that they obtain a hearing date that complies with any and all applicable deadlines. To reserve your hearing date, you must use Probate - Reserve a Motion Date : https://ocscefm1.occourts.org/RAMD-Probate/


EFFECTIVE 04/15/2021

Click here to see Probate Courtroom Schedule

C6 Commissioner Aaron W. Heisler

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM Accounts & Trust         9:00 AM Accounts & Trust    
1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes 1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes 1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes 1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes 1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes
    1:30 PM Conservatorship Petitions to Appoint, Terminate, Fix Residence Outside of California            
    3:00 PM Accounting Review Hearings            

C7 Judge Carol L Henson

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM Trials 9:00 AM Accounts & Trust     9:00 AM Trials 9:00 AM Trials
        9:30 AM Law and Motion
       
1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes 1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes 1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes 1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes    
1:30 PM Guardianship Petitions to Appoint Terminate, Fix Residence Outside of California     1:30 PM Minor’s Compromises, including Motions to Seal Records        
 

C8 Judge Kim Hubbard

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:45 AM Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse OSC Hearings 8:45 AM Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse OSC Hearings 8:45 AM Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse OSC Hearings 8:45 AM Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse OSC Hearings 8:45 AM Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse OSC Hearings
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Ex Parte EDA TRO 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Ex Parte EDA TRO 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Ex Parte EDA TRO 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Ex Parte EDA TRO 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Ex Parte EDA TRO
        10:30 AM Decedent’s Estate        
1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes & Requests to Terminate or Amend 1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes & Requests to Terminate or Amend 1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes & Requests to Terminate or Amend 1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes & Requests to Terminate or Amend 1:30 PM Requests to Terminate or Amend
    1:45 PM Limited Conservatorship Petitions     2:00 PM Decedent’s Estate    
 

C9 Judge Gerald Johnston

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:30 AM LPS Jury Trials; Conservatorship Hearings 8:30 AM Fee Waiver Appeals 8:30 AM Conservatorship Hearings 8:30 AM Conservatorship Hearings 8:30 AM MSCs (Probate)
9:00 AM Mental Health Court Trials & Rehearings; OSC’s; Medical Petitions 9:00 AM Assisted Outpatient Treatment Hearings 9:00 AM Mental Health Court Trials & Rehearings; OSC’s; Medical Petitions 9:00 AM Status Conferences & Rehearings    
                10:00 AM Facility Hearings
1:30 PM Writs & Rieses, Medical Petitions, Firearm Petitions 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, Placement Reviews 2nd and 4th Monday of each month 1:30 PM HOPs, 6500s, 4800 Writs, Regional Center Client Hearings, Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Hearings, Writs & Rieses 1:30 PM Public Guardian/Public Administrator Petitions and Private Professional Conservatorship Accountings; Fact of Death, Birth, or Marriage 1:30 PM Writs & Rieses    
 

C10 Judge David L. Belz

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM Trials 9:00 AM Sales of Real Property 9:00 AM Accounts & Trust 9:00 AM Trials 9:00 AM Trials
1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes 1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes 1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes 1:30 PM Probate Ex Partes    
1:30 PM Guardianship Petitions to Appoint Terminate, Fix Residence Outside of California                
 
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