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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

General voter information can be found on the website of the Orange County Registrar of Voters, Bob Page, at


Juvenile Dependency

Juvenile Dependency Court involve children who have allegedly been, or at risk of being, abused, neglected, or abandoned by one or more parents or guardians. The goals of dependency court are:

  • To protect the child
  • To preserve the family, if it can be done safely
  • To provide a stable-permanent home for the child

The best interest of the child is considered in all aspects of dependency court proceedings.

For information about the process, parental rights, and minor’s rights visit the Judicial Council website.

Juvenile Dependency Videos

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