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Superior Court Closed Through April 3 Except for Emergency Matters

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To reduce the coronavirus health risk to court users and staff, Fresno County Superior Court is closed today through April 3 except for limited emergency matters.
Jurors in ongoing trials will be required to return to court when the court reopens. These jurors will be notified when and where to return.

Emergency Exceptions

In a news release Sunday evening, court officials spelled out the emergency matters that will continue to be heard. They are:
— Ex parte request for  civil harassment temporary restraining orders, domestic violence restraining orders, gun violence restraining orders, and emergency ex parte lockout proceedings in unlawful detainer;
— Emergency petitions for temporary conservatorship and temporary guardianship;
— Search warrants, Emergency protective orders, and bail-setting;
— Juvenile temporary restraining orders and other emergency juvenile orders;
— Family emergency temporary restraining orders;
— Emergency writ regarding COVID-19 emergency measures;
— And writs of habeas corpus regarding medical quarantines.

Updates on Court Website

Court officials said that updates will be posted on the court website.