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COVID-19 Response Information:

Bienvenido a la Corte Superior de Napa:

Remote Appearance

Services via Remote Audio/Video

The court offers the following services via remote audio/video:

Mandatory Remote Appearances

Remote appearances are mandatory in the following calendars, unless otherwise determined by the judicial officer.




A and B




Civil Law and Motion

LPS Conservatorships or Mental Health

Civil Ex Parte




Master Family Law

Small Claims (mandatory as of 8/3)





Restraining Orders

Self-Represented Family Law

Family Law Ex Parte (if hearing required)

Settlement Conference


All Day

Mandatory Settlement Conference

For Zoom Meeting information for these and all other calendars with optional remote appearances (Departments 1-6 and A-C) can be accessed here.

Prior to appearing remotely for a court hearing, consider the following:

Before the Hearing:

  • Visit to learn how Zoom works
  • Download Zoom app to your computer, tablet, or phone
  • You do not need a Zoom account to participate in a meeting
  • You may appear by phone if you do not have access to video

Day of the Hearing:

  • Find the Zoom meeting information for the courtroom where you are scheduled to appear.
  • Confirm that your video and audio are working as expected
  • Join the meeting at least 5 minutes before you scheduled time, you may be placed in a waiting room to be checked in

During the Hearing:

  • Verify your device has adequate power and that you will have a reliable connection for the entire remote appearance
  • Ensure that your microphone is muted when not talking

Remote Appearance Etiquette:

  • Please respect all participants as if you were appearing in court in person
  • Be conscious of what is in your background, as it can be distracting to others
  • Remote appearances are prohibited from being recorded or broadcast except in compliance with California Rule of Court 1.150.

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