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COURT CALENDARS

Calendar information on this site is posted as a convenience. The calendars are created several days in advance and interim changes may not be reflected. Call 209-257-2600 for questions related to the calendar. Be prepared to provide a case number or party name(s). The Amador Superior Court utilizes three courtrooms. It is important to check the posted Court calendar to verify in which courtroom your matter will be heard.

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Department 1

WEEKLY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

MONDAY

08:30 AM   MISDEMEANOR ARRAIGNMENTS
10:00 AM   CONTESTED VIOLATION OF PROBATION HEARINGS
01:30 PM   MISDEMEANOR PRE-TRIALS AND CONTINUED ARRAIGNMENTS
03:00 PM   SHORT CAUSE AND EX PARTE HEARINGS
04:30 PM   TRAFFIC TRIAL DE NOVOS

TUESDAY

8:30 AM   JURY TRIALS
1:30 PM   IN-CUSTODY CALENDAR

WEDNESDAY

08:30 AM   JURY TRIALS
1:30 PM   IN-CUSTODY CALENDAR
04:30 PM   APPELLATE HEARINGS

THURSDAY

08:30 AM   FELONY SHORT CAUSE
01:30 PM   IN-CUSTODY CALENDAR
03:00 PM   INTERPRETER CASES

FRIDAY

08:30 AM   BENCH WARRANT ARRAIGNMENTS
08:30 AM   PRELIMINARY HEARINGS
01:30 PM   FELONY LONG CAUSE AND PAROLE VIOLATION HEARINGS
02:30 PM   TRIAL READINESS CONFERENCES
03:30 PM   DRUG COURT REVIEWS AND PROP.36 AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROOF OF
ENROLLMENT HEARINGS

Department 2

WEEKLY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

MONDAY – WEEKS 1, 3 AND 5

08:30 AM   PRELIMINARY HEARINGS
11:00 AM   LIVE MULE CREEK CASES
01:30 PM   VIDEO ARRAIGNMENTS (MULE CREEK) AND 3 STRIKES RE-SENTENCING SETTINGS
01:30 PM   IN-CUSTODY CALENDAR
01:30 PM   CRIMINAL LAW AND MOTION AND LONG CAUSE HEARINGS
04:30 PM   TRAFFIC TRIALS BY DECLARATION

MONDAY – WEEKS 2 AND 4

08:30 AM   PRELIMINARY HEARINGS
11:00 AM   LIVE MULE CREEK
01:30 PM   IN-CUSTODY CALENDAR
01:30 PM   CRIMINAL LAW AND MOTION AND LONG CAUSE HEARINGS
04:00 PM   CIVIL ASSESSMENTS AND TRAFFIC TRIALS BY DECLARATION

TUESDAY

08:30 AM   LONG CAUSE HEARINGS (CIVIL, FAMILY, PROBATE, JUVENILE
01:30 PM   SHORT CAUSE CALENDAR AND INMATE SMALL CLAIMS TRIALS
02:00 PM   LONG CAUSE HEARINGS (CIVIL, FAMILY, PROBATE, JUVENILE)

WEDNESDAY

08:30 AM   FAMILY LAW AND SHORT CAUSE HEARINGS
01:30 PM   UNLAWFUL DETAINERS
AND SHORT CAUSE EX PARTE HEARINGS

THURSDAY- WEEKS 1, 3 AND 5

08:30 AM   ADOPTIONS/GUARDIANSHIPS AND CONSERVATORSHIPS
08:30 AM   WEEK 1 ONLY DEPENDENCY LONG CAUSE OVERFLOW
11:00 AM   SHORT CAUSE MATTERS
01:30 PM   JUVENILE 600 MATTERS

THURSDAY – WEEKS 2 AND 4

08:30 AM   300 JUVENILE DEPENDENCY LONG CAUSE
11:00 AM   SHORT CAUSE / EX PARTE CALENDAR
01:30 PM   300 JUVENILE DEPENDENCY
02:00 PM   300 JUVENILE DEPENDENCY
02:30 PM   300 JUVENILE DEPENDENCY

FRIDAY

08:30 AM   MANDATORY SETTLEMENT CONFERENCES
10:00 AM   UNLAWFUL DETAINERS, CIVIL LAW AND MOTION, AND SHORT CAUSE
11:00 AM   LIVE MULE CREEK CASES
02:00 PM   IN-CUSTODY CALENDAR
03:00 PM   PROBATE/ESTATE/CONSERVATORSHIPS

Department 3

WEEKLY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

MONDAY - WEEK 1

08:30 AM   FAMILY SUPPORT MISCELLANEOUS
10:30 AM   FAMILY SUPPORT OSC CHILD CUSTODY
01:30 PM   TRAFFIC MASS ARRAIGNMENTS
02:30 PM   CIVIL CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCES
02:30 PM   INMATE STATUS CONFERENCES
03:00 PM   SMALL CLAIMS HEARINGS

MONDAY - WEEK 2

08:30 AM   FAMILY SUPPORT MISCELLANEOUS
10:30 AM   FAMILY SUPPORT OSC CHILD CUSTODY
01:30 PM   TRAFFIC MASS ARRAIGNMENTS
03:00-4:30 PM   ADULT AND TRAFFIC COURT TRIALS

MONDAY - WEEK 3

08:30 AM   SMALL CLAIMS HEARINGS
10:30 AM   FAMILY LAW CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCES
01:30 PM   TRAFFIC MASS ARRAGINMENTS
03:00 PM   JUVENILE TRAFFIC ARRAIGNMENTS
03:30 PM   CIVIL CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCES

MONDAY - WEEK 4

08:30 AM   FAMILY SUPPORT MISCELLANEOUS
10:30 AM   FAMILY SUPPORT OSC CHILD CUSTODY
01:30 PM   TRAFFIC MASS ARRAIGNMENTS
03:00-4:30 PM   ADULT AND TRAFFIC COURT TRIALS

MONDAY - WEEK 5

08:30 AM   FAMILY SUPPORT MISCELLANEOUS
10:30 AM   FAMILY SUPPORT OSC CHILD CUSTODY
01:30 PM   TRAFFIC MASS ARRAGINMENTS
02:30 PM   CIVIL CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCES
02:30 PM   INMATE STATUS CONFERENCES
03:00 PM   SMALL CLAIMS HEARINGS

IN CUSTODY NOTICE

Last Update: FEBRUARY 4, 2013


Until further notice, the in-custody calendar will be heard live. Please check the courts daily  calendar for department location and time.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Court Holidays ARE listed below according to year.
Holiday 2014 2015 2016
New Year's Day  January 1, 2014
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday January 20, 2014
Lincoln's Birthday February 12, 2014
President's Day February 17, 2014
César Chávez Day March 31, 2014
Memorial Day May 26, 2014
Independence Day July 4, 2014
Labor Day September 1, 2014
Columbus Day October 13, 2014
Veterans Day November 11, 2014
Thanksgiving Day November 27, 2014
Day After Thanksgiving November 28, 2014
Christmas Day December 25, 2014