Remote Appearance Information

Please review the calendar to determine if you are required to appear In-Person, Via Zoom, or by Court Call. View the calendar as a PDF.

Remote Appearances Rules and Procedures

BEFORE THE HEARING:

  • Visit www.zoom.us to learn how Zoom works
  • Download the Zoom app to your computer, tablet, or phone
  • You do not need a Zoom account to participate in a meeting
  • You may appear by phone if you do not have access to a computer or laptop

DAY OF THE HEARING:

  • Verify your device has adequate power and that you will have a reliable connection for the entire remote appearance
  • Find the Zoom meeting information for the courtroom where you are scheduled to appear (listed below)
  • Confirm that your video and audio are working as expected
  • Join the meeting at least 5 minutes before your scheduled time, you may be placed in a waiting room to be checked in
  • Sign in using your true first and last name

DURING THE HEARING:

  • Ensure that your microphone is muted when not talking.

REMOTE APPEARANCE ETIQUETTE:

  • Please respect all participants as if you were appearing in court in person
  • Be conscious of what is in your background, as it can be distracting to others

RECORDING OF COURT PROCEEDINGS WITHOUT PERMISSION IS UNLAWFUL: Recording the court proceeding (whether through the videoconference application or by any other means) is prohibited unless/until the judicial officer specifically grants permission to record.  Cal. Rules of Court, Rule 1.150(c) & (d).