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Criminal & Traffic

The court has implemented the policies and procedure noted below to address the limitations and restrictions presented during the Covid-19 pandemic. Due to the fluid nature of this crisis, you are encouraged to frequently check this website for the most up to date information relating to Criminal and Traffic Operations.

If you received a notice to appear on your traffic citation, do not appear at the courthouse in person. Your hearing will be held remotely. Click the link below to access your Traffic Remote Hearing.

Click the applicable link below to access your remote traffic
arraignment or your remote traffic court trial.

Please note: Remote Traffic Court Trials are limited to citations eligible during the Court’s pilot of this new program. If you have not been contacted by the Court to offer this opportunity, you must appear for your court trial in person, at the assigned Justice Center.

Policies, Procedures & General Information: Traffic
Name Published Date File

Suspension of Civil and Probate In-Person Trials

12/11/20

Court Reopens Traffic Court Operations

9/11/20

Traffic Citations Hearings & Compliance Due Dates

4/10/20

Criminal Law Emergency Protocols

04/02/20
Policies, Procedures & General Information: Criminal
Name Published Date File

Felony Action Request

02/04/21

Misdemeanor Action Request

02/04/21

Court Suspends Civil Jury Trials and Other Appearances

12/11/20

COVID-19 Criminal Operations Protocols

09/15/20

Traffic Citations DMV - Driver’s Licenses License Holds Released Temporarily

05/18/20

Motion to Continue Felony Case Waiver of Presence (REV)

05/12/20
Administrative Orders
Name Published Date File

Criminal Emergency Penal Code 859b Relief

04/05/21

Procedure for Disclosure of Evidence Audit Records

10/15/20

Criminal Emergency Relief Authorized by Governor Executive Order and Judicial Council

01/07/20

Administrative Order 20/27: Criminal Operations Update

12/10/20

Second Amendment to the 4th Amended Civil Order 2020-06

12/09/20

Third Implementation Order Re: Penal Code 859b

11/10/20

Supplemental Trial Court Implementation Emergency Order COVID-19

08/27/20

Second Implementation Order Re: Penal Code 859b

08/06/20

Administrative Order Procedure for Conducting Remote Traffic Proceedings

07/16/20

Emergency Administrative Order for Emergency Bail Reductions and Own Recognizance 20-20

06/19/20

Emergency Administrative Order for Emergency Bail Reductions and Own Recognizance 20-10

03/27/20

Procedure for Granting In Person Public Access to Criminal Jury Trials

06/15/20

Supplement To The Amended Fourth Trial Court Implementation Emergency Order COVID-19

06/10/20

Criminal Order 20/14 (2nd Amended) Extending Criminal Protective Orders 90 days

05/06/20

Criminal Order 20/14 (Amended) Extending Criminal Protective Orders 90 days

04/21/20

Criminal Order 20/14 (Amended) Extending Criminal Protective Orders 90 days

04/17/20

Emergency Bail Reduction and Own Recognizance Release Order (Amended)

03/27/20

Criminal and Traffic Plans (Revised) during Closure 3/19/20 to 3/27/20

03/19/2020
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