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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 2013/2014 Judicial Holidays listed below.


Types of proceedings and the days they are heard are as follows:
    9:00 am
    Main Courtroom
    Criminal Arraignments
      Status Reviews
    8:30 am
    Downstairs Courtroom
    New Misdemeanor
    Non-Custody Complaints
    No Court Reporter/Counsel
    10:30 am
    Juvenile 300 Dependency Hearings
    1:30 pm
    Civil Law & Motion (short cause)
      Unlawful Detainers
    2:30 pm
      Civil Pretrial Conferences
      Telephone Conferences
    3:30 pm
    Civil Law & Motion (long cause)
      Contested Probate

    Monday Holidays:

    10/14/2013 Columbus Day
    11/11/2013 Veteran's Day
    20/2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
    17/2014 Presidents' Day
    03/31/2014 Cesar Chavez Day
    05/26/2014 Memorial Day
    09/01/2014 Labor Day
    3/2014 Columbus Day

    9:00 am
    Criminal Pretrials
    1:30 pm
    Preliminary Hearings
      VOP Hearings

    Tuesday Holidays:

    11/15/2014 Veterans Day

    9:00 am
    Drug Court

    10:30 am
    Juvenile 602 Delinquency Cases
    1:30 pm
    Preliminary Exams
      VOP Hearings
      Civil Case Management (last Wednesday of the month)

    Wednesday Holidays:

    12/25/2013 Christmas Day
    01/2014 New Years Day (2014)
    2/12/2014 Lincoln Day

    9:00 am
    Criminal Felony
    1:15 pm
    Uncontested Probate
    1:30 pm
    Small Claims (first and third Thurs.)
    1:45 pm
    Family Law (DCSS Cases)
    Domestic Violence
    2:15 pm
    Family Law (Non-DCSS Cases)
    3:30 pm
    Juvenile Traffic (second and fourth Thurs.)

    Thursday Holidays:

    11/28/2013 Thanksgiving Day
    11/27/2014 Thanksgiving Day
    12/25/2014 Christmas Day

    9:00 am
    Contested Infraction Court Trials
    10:00 am
    Extended Civil Settlement Conferences
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    Child Custody Recommendation Counseling (CCRC) - 1st/3rd Fridays in April, May, June, September & December

    2nd/4th Fridays in January, February, March, July, August, October & November)


    Friday Holidays:

    11/29/2013 Day after Thanksgiving
    17/04/2014 Independence Day
    11/28/2014 Day after Thanksgiving


    The Mariposa Superior Court will be closed on the following holidays:
    October 14, 2013 Columbus Day
    November 11, 2013 Veterans Day
    November 28, 2013 Thanksgiving Day
    November 29, 2013

    Day after Thanksgiving

    December 25, 2013 Christmas Day
    January 1, 2013 New Years Day (2014)
    January 20, 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
    February 12, 2014 Lincoln Day
    Feburary 17, 2014 Presidents' Day
    March 31, 2014 Cesar Chavez Day
    May 26, 2014 Memorial day
    July 4, 2014 Independence Day
    September 1, 2014 Labor Day
    October 13, 2014 Columbus Day
    November 11, 2014 Veterans Day
    November 27, 2014 Thanksgiving Day
    November 28, 2014 Day after Thanksgiving
    December 25, 2014 Christmas Day
    Revised 10/03/2013


    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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