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The Mariposa Superior Court is open to the public Monday through Friday, from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM. A drop box is available for filing documents between 8:00 AM and 8:30 AM and between 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM. Documents placed in the drop box will be filed as of the date submitted, but any documents to be returned will not be available until the following day, if submitted between 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM. Only checks and money orders will be accepted for filings in the drop box. Do not include cash. We are closed on state holidays, as well as judicial holidays when Mariposa County Offices may be open.

Click here to view the 2016 Judicial Holidays listed below.


Types of proceedings and the days they are heard are as follows:
    Downstairs Courtroom
    8:30 am
      New Misdemeanor
      Non-custody Complaints
      Walk-ins (Traffic)
    9:00 am
    Main Courtroom
    Criminal Felony Arraignments
      Status Reviews
      Walk-Ins (Criminal)
    Main Courtroom
    10:30 am
    Juvenile 300 Dependency Hearings
    Main Courtroom
    1:30 pm
    Civil Law & Motion
      Short Cause Matters
    Main Courtroom
    2:30 pm
      Civil Pretrial Conferences
      Telephone Conferences
    Main Courtroom
    3:30 pm
    Civil Law & Motion
      Long Cause Matters
      Contested Probate

    Monday Holidays:

    01/18/2016Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
    02/15/2016 Presidents' Day
    5/30/2016 Memorial Day
    7/04/2016 Independence Day
    09/05/2016 Labor Day
    10/10/2016 Columbus Day
    12/26/2016 Christmas Day (Observed)

    Main Courtroom
    9:00 am
    Criminal Pretrials
      Criminal Pre-Prelims
    Main Courtroom
    1:30 pm
    Criminal Preliminary Hearings
      VOP Heatings
      VMS Hearings

    Tuesday Holidays:

    Main Courtroom
    9:00 am
    Drug Court

    10:30 am
    Juvenile 602 Delinquency Cases
    1:30 pm
    Criminal Preliminary Hearings
      VOP Hearings
      VMS Hearings
      Small Claims (1st/3rd Wednesday)
      Civil Case Management (last Wednesday of the month)

    Wednesday Holidays:

    Main Courtroom
    9:00 am
    Criminal Felony
      Probation Transfer in/out
    Prop 47 Petitions
    Main Courtroom
      Criminal Trial Readiness Conference
    Main Courtroom
    1:15 pm
    Uncontested Probate
    Main Courtroom
    1:45 pm
    Family Law (DCSS Cases)
    Domestic Violence
    Main Courtroom
    2:15 pm
    Family Law (Non-DCSS Cases)
    Main Courtroom
    3:00 pm
    Family Law (DCSS & Non-DCSS Cases)
    3:30 pm
    Juvenile Traffic (2nd/4th Thursday)

    Thursday Holidays:

    03/31/2016 Cesar Chavez Day
    /24/2016 Thanksgiving Day

    Downstairs Courtroom
    Child Custody Recommendation Counseling (CCRC) Orientation
    Main Courtroom
    9:00 am
    Contested Infractions Court Trial
      Contested FTA/FTP Walk-ins

    Downstairs Courtroom

    9:00 am
    Child Custody Recommendation Counseling (CCRC)
    Main Courtroom
    10:00 am
    Extended Civil Settlement Conferences

    Friday Holidays:

    02/12/2016 Lincoln DayDay After Thanksgiving
    11/11/2016 Veterans Day
    11/25/2015 Day After Thanksgiving


    The Mariposa Superior Court will be closed on the following holidays:
    November 11, 2014 Veterans Day
    November 27, 2014 Thanksgiving Day
    November 28, 2014 Day after Thanksgiving
    December 25, 2014 Christmas Day
    January 01, 2015 New Year's Day (2015)
    January 19, 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
    February 12, 2015 Lincoln Day
    February 16, 2015

    Presidents' Day

    March 31, 2015 Cesar Chavez Day
    May 25, 2015 Memorial Day
    July 03, 2015 Independence Day
    September 07, 2015 Labor Day
    October 12, 2015 Columbus Day
    November 11, 2015 Veterans Day
    November 26, 2015 Thanksgiving Day
    November 27, 2015 Day after Thanksgiving
    December 25, 2015 Christmas Day
    Revised 11/18/2014


    Disabled access is available through the rear entrance of the building on Jones Street. Although no elevator access is available to the main courtroom on the second floor, a second courtroom on the ground floor is available to accommodate those unable to climb stairs. If you should require such accommodation, please make a request at the public counter of the Clerk's Office prior to any proceedings you wish to attend.


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