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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:

    01/19/2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
    02/16/2015 Presidents' Day
    20/2015 Memorial Day
    9/07/2015 Labor Day
    10/12/2015 Columbus Day

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

    Tuesday Holidays:

    11/15/2014 Veterans Day
    3/31/2015 Cesar Chavez 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:

    11/11/2015 Veterans 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:

    11/27/2014 Thanksgiving Day
    /25/2014 Christmas Day
    New Years Day (2015)
    2/2015 Lincoln Day
    1/26/2015 Thanksgiving Day

    9:00 am
    Contested Infraction Court Trials
    10:00 am
    Extended Civil Settlement Conferences
    - - -

    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:

    11/28/2014 Day After Thanksgiving
    07/03/2014 Independance Day
    11/27/2015 Day After Thanksgiving
    2/25/2015 Christmas Day


    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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