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Election-Related Emergencies:

The court and clerk’s office are open on Election Day during normal court hours between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

Persons seeking urgent after-hours election-related court relief should telephone the Orange County Registrar of Voters Hotline at (714) 567-5197.

The Registrar of Voters, Bob Page, can advise the public if a solution is available without court intervention or provide information about how to request after-hours court relief.

The Voter Bill of Rights is available on the Secretary of State’s webpage at https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voter-bill-rights/.

General voter information can be found on the website of the Orange County Registrar of Voters, Bob Page, at https://www.ocvote.com/vc/web/voting

DMV Holds

DMV License and registration hold/suspension

If there is a hold on your driver’s license or registration, you will not be able to renew, replace or make any changes to your driver’s license/registration. In addition, the DMV may suspend your privilege to drive.

If there is a Failure to Appear hold on your driver’s license or registration with the Department of Motor Vehicles, you may be able to pay the full amount to release the hold. A failure to appear hold may also be released by appearing before a Judicial Officer, or by appearing in Collections to set up an installment payment plan, with an initial payment.

Please be advised, if your case is in Collections, scheduling a future court hearing will not stop a DMV hold, suspension or warrant from being imposed on your case.

To contact the Department of Motor Vehicles regarding the status of your driver's license, visit the DMV website

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