Notice Regarding Courthouse Access and Safety

The Superior Court is open to the public to provide critical access to justice to the people of Monterey County.

The Superior Court is conducting business in accordance with Monterey County, CalOSHA and California Department of Health guidelines. Effective December 15, 2021 all individuals must wear a face mask while in the courthouse.

For more information please see the following links.
Monterey County COVID-19 information page
CALOSHA COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Standards FAQ
California Department of Health Guidelines (effective Dec 15, 2021)

The public has many options for accessing court services remotely. Please see this link for more information: https://www.monterey.courts.ca.gov/covid-information.

Effective January 1, 2022, Monterey County Superior Court will only be providing court reporter services in the following, statutorily-mandated case types:

  1. Death penalty proceedings under Penal Code §190.9;
  2. Juvenile proceedings not before a referee or commissioner under Welfare & Institutions Code §347 and §677;
  3. Felony cases under Code of Civil Procedure §269; and
  4. "Withdrawal of consent to adopt" proceedings under Family Code §9005.

For all other, non-statutorily-mandated cases, litigants who need court reporter services, and who are not entitled to a court-provided reporter due to indigency, will need to arrange for such services.

News & Announcements

PRESS RELEASE

Monterey Superior Court Presiding Judge Announces Judicial Leadership for 2022

Date Posted: January 5, 2022
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PROPOSED BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021-2022

Notice of Monterey Superior Court's proposed budget for FY 2021-2022 for public review and comment

Date Posted: October 27, 2018
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CONSTITUTION DAY 2021

September 17 is designated as a Constitution Day and Citizenship Day and was established to celebrate the signing of the U.S. Constitution on that day in 1787

Date Posted: October 27, 2021
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INVITATION TO COMMENT

Proposed Amendments to the Monterey Local Rules of Court Effective January 1, 2022

Date Posted: September 27, 2021
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PUBLIC NOTICE

Public Notice Of Receipt of the Annual Trial Court Budget Allocation for 2021-2022 From the Judicial Council

Date Posted: July 16, 2021
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PRESS RELEASE

La Corte Superior de Monterey Abre de Nuevo la Sucursal en King City Para Proveer Servicios

Date Posted: June 24, 2021
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