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Motions and Hearings

Overview

Department Hours and Locations

When Motions and Hearings are Set

Alternative to Appearing at a Hearing

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Overview

All civil actions are heard by the Judicial Officer originally assigned to the matter for all purposes. 

The Judicial Officer assigned upon the opening of the case hears all case management conferences, motions for consolidation, severance, bifurcation, intervention, pretrial conference, coordination, change of venue, consolidation, to advance or continue trial, motions in limine, motions for a new trial or to set aside and vacate a judgment pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Section 663, motions to stay judgments, motions to tax costs after trial, and proceedings to settle any statement on appeal.

Department Hours and Locations

All Departments are open from 8:15 am to 5:00 pm

When Motions and Hearings are Set

Motions, excluding ex parte motions, are set at various time and days.  To schedule a hearing for an unlimited civil, family law, probate, or limited civil matter, you must obtain pre-approval by calling (559) 582-1010 x 3076.

Alternatives to Appearing at a Hearing

Appearance via telephonic appearance may be available.  You may contact CourtCall at (888) 88-COURT to see if your matter is eligible.

 

 
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