Register with the name of the person who will actually appear remotely. Should it be necessary to substitute this person, it is mandatory to contact the remote appearance coordinator before 4 P.M. the day prior to the appearance for approval.
Please Note: Only named approved person will be admitted.
Once registered, a member of the court's remote services team will contact you for the following things:
1. Collect $25 Payment, if applicable.
2. Provide the Microsoft Teams remote appearance link.
3. Schedule a test to confirm connectivity, if needed.
**Effective March 1, 2023, a late registration fee of $25 will be imposed, in addition to the normal registration fee, for untimely registrations ($25 remote fee + $25 late fee = $50)**
To register by phone, or if you experience problems with online registration, please call 760-482-2273
The Court’s remote appearance fees, as required by Government Code Section 70630 and California Rules of Court, rule 3.672, will be $25.00 (plus credit card transaction fees). There are no remote appearances fees for criminal, traffic, juvenile, restraining orders, any party with a fee waiver, or in any case where filing fees are not required. Effective March 1, 2023, a late registration fee of $25 will be imposed, in addition to the normal registration fee, for untimely registrations ($25 remote fee + $25 late fee = $50). No refunds will be given to cancellations with less than two days’ notice or for those who fail to appear for their hearing. A $5.00 fee will be charged for any refund or cancellations requests.
The court utilizes Microsoft Team's for remote appearances. This is a free application available for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android. Please download the app in advance of your hearing.
The Court recommends you use a laptop or tablet, along with headphones, with the Team's app downloaded. This will provide the best experience for the hearing.
Yes, Remote Appearance is available for all Parties regardless of their place of residency.
The following cases are available for Remote Appearance :
- Family Law
- Small Claims
- Mental Health