Humboldt Court Information Regarding COVID-19

The Humboldt Superior Court Clerk’s Office Lobby located at 421 I Street in Eureka will re-open to the public for walk-in service from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. beginning Monday, March 15, 2021. The drop box at the Clerk’s Office remains available for filings from  8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.. The 2nd Floor of the courthouse remains closed to the general public pending further review and notification. Clerk’s Office staff remains available by phone at (707)445-7256 and/or email and continues to process all filings within statutory guidelines.

If you have received a notice regarding your scheduled court date please validate the date to appear by checking the online calendars on the Court’s website. Only parties that have been instructed to appear in-person will be allowed into the courtrooms. All other matters require appearance by zoom; please use the links above to join your hearing using zoom. Public proceedings can be viewed using the links above.

Please do not call County offices for court information; review the information contained on this page or contact your attorney if you are represented. This website will be updated as needed, please refer back for the most current information.

Public Court hearings are streaming live and may be viewed on-line using the links in the Public Hearings section on this page.

Implementation Order RE: Jury Trials for March 22, 2021 – April 21, 2021

Clerk’s office to re-open to the public on Monday March 15th, 2021

Humboldt Superior Court Criminal Jury Trials to be Reset

Press Release, January 22, 2021

Administrative Order, January 22, 2021

Administrative Order, December 11, 2020

Press Release, December 11, 2020

COVID-19 Health Screening Questions

ADA Request Form MC410 

Press Release, December 10, 2020

Administrative Order, December 14, 2020 - January 19, 2021

Amended Administrative Order 2020-004, December 7, 2020

Press Release and Order, December 8, 2020

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO.: 2020-012 RE: IN-PERSON HEARINGS IN FAMILY LAW MATTERS

PRESS RELEASE – Notice to Public about 8:00 a.m. Arraignments in Courtroom #8

PRESS RELEASE – Humboldt Superior Court to resume jury trials

Notice to Public Regarding Felony Out of Custody Arraignments

PRESS RELEASE – Court facilities closed to public

Administrative Order No.: 2020-009 RE: Misdemeanor Settlement Court Review Hearings

Administrative Order No.: 2020-010 RE: Reinstatement of 2020 Bal Schedule - Effective June 20, 2020

Temporary COVID-19 Local Rule No. 3 with accompanying Administrative Order is adopted effective immediately.

Due to the state of emergency created by the COVID-19 Pandemic, Temporary COVID-19 Local Rule No. 1 and No. 2 are adopted effective immediately.

Temporary COVID-19 Local Rule No. 1 and No. 2

PRESS RELEASE – Video Appearance and Court Phone Hours
PRESS RELEASE – Calendars
PRESS RELEASE – Civil and Restraining Orders

For a full listing of California Judicial Council COVID-19 related press releases and orders: https://newsroom.courts.ca.gov/covid-19-and-courts

HUMBOLDT COURT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19


  • The Clerk’s office is open to the public Monday-Friday 9:00am-2:00pm.  You are strongly advised to use the court’s drop box for filing and to contact the court by phone at (707) 445-7256 rather than coming to the clerk’s office in-person.
  • The drop box is open for necessary filings- the appropriate number of copies and any payment required MUST be provided for filings placed in the drop box.
    • Do Not place cash in the drop box, only check or money order will be accepted- please write your case number on your check or money order.
    • Please note that documents placed in the drop box will be processed based on priority and urgency as determined by the Court.
  • Calendar information is posted on our webpage.

  •  The Clerk’s office is open to the public Monday-Friday 9:00am-2:00pm.  You are strongly advised to use the court’s drop box for filing and to contact the court by phone at (707) 445-7256 rather than coming to the clerk’s office in-person.
  • The drop box is open for necessary filings- the appropriate number of copies and any payment required MUST be provided for filings placed in the drop box.
    • Do Not place cash in the drop box, only check or money order will be accepted- please write your case number on your check or money order.
    • Please note that documents placed in the drop box will be processed based on priority and urgency as determined by the Court.
  • If you have previously received notice from the court for your traffic citation and would like to take care of the matter you may visit our payments website.
  • All mailed in payments will be processed.
  • All traffic school completions will be processed.
  • Calendar information is posted on our webpage.

Information for Parents Sharing Custody or Parenting Time of Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • The Clerk’s office is open to the public Monday-Friday 9:00am-2:00pm.  You are strongly advised to use the court’s drop box for filing and to contact the court by phone at (707) 445-7256 rather than coming to the clerk’s office in-person.
  •  The drop box is open for necessary filings- the appropriate number of copies and any payment required MUST be provided for filings placed in the drop box. 
    • Do Not place cash in the drop box, only check or money order will be accepted- please write your case number on your check or money order.
    • Please note that documents placed in the drop box will be processed based on priority and urgency as determined by the Court.
  • The Self Help Center is closed for in-person appointments.
    • Please visit our webpage for on-line resources.
    • For family law, small claims, unlawful detainers, and restraining orders you may email the self-help center at court.selfhelp@humboldtcourt.ca.gov.
  • All Child Support matters have been rescheduled and re-noticed.
  • All previously scheduled family law matters have been rescheduled by notice.
  • All emergency orders will be processed in the standard timeframes. Any temporary orders previously issued remain in effect and will continue to remain in effect until further notice.
  • Calendar Information is posted on our webpage.

  • The Clerk’s office is open to the public Monday-Friday 9:00am-2:00pm. You are strongly advised to use the court’s drop box for filing and to contact the court by phone at (707) 445-7256 rather than coming to the clerk’s office in-person.
  • The drop box is open for necessary filings- the appropriate number of copies MUST be provided for filings placed in the drop box.
  • All juvenile matters will be called as scheduled please contact your attorney for information regarding your case.
  • Confidential juvenile matters are not open to the public.
  • Any public matters in juvenile cases will be called as scheduled using remote video or audio conferencing and streaming links for the public are available here.

  • The Clerk’s office is open to the public Monday-Friday 9:00am-2:00pm.  You are strongly advised to use the court’s drop box for filing and to contact the court by phone at (707) 445-7256 rather than coming to the clerk’s office in-person.
  • The drop box is open for necessary filings- the appropriate number of copies and any payment required MUST be provided for filings placed in the drop box.
    • Do Not place cash in the drop box, only check or money order will be accepted- please write your case number on your check or money order.
    • Please note that documents placed in the drop box will be processed based on priority and urgency as determined by the Court.
  • All previously scheduled matters have been or will be rescheduled by mailed notice.
  • Calendar Information is posted on our webpage.

  • The Clerk’s office is open to the public Monday-Friday 9:00am-2:00pm.  You are strongly advised to use the court’s drop box for filing and to contact the court by phone at (707) 445-7256 rather than coming to the clerk’s office in-person.
  •  The drop box is open for necessary filings- the appropriate number of copies MUST be provided for filings placed in the drop box.
  • All emergency orders will be processed in the standard timeframes. Any temporary orders previously issued remain in effect and will continue to remain in effect until further notice.
  • For family law, small claims, unlawful detainers, and restraining orders you may email the self-help center at selfhelp@humboldtcourt.ca.gov.

  • The Clerk’s office is open to the public Monday-Friday 9:00am-2:00pm.  You are strongly advised to use the court’s drop box for filing and to contact the court by phone at (707) 445-7256 rather than coming to the clerk’s office in-person.
  • The drop box is open for necessary filings- the appropriate number of copies MUST be provided for filings placed in the drop box.
  • Frequently Asked Questions related to Unlawful Detainer filings
  • For family law, small claims, unlawful detainers, and restraining orders you may email the self-help center at selfhelp@humboldtcourt.ca.gov.

  • The jury services office is open Monday-Friday from 9:00am-4:00pm.
  • The court is currently summoning jurors as needed.

  • To request transcripts please call 707-445-7256 and follow the prompts.