Going to Court
Telephonic Hearings

Telephonic appearances are granted at the discretion of the judicial officer. You must make your request using the Request for Telephone Appearance form. A request for telephonic appearance must be filed with the court at least 12 days before the hearing. You can find the courtroom department where your case is assigned on your court paperwork. You can file the form in person, by mail, or by using the FAX numbers listed below

You may qualify for a telephonic hearing if you meet one of the following criteria:

  • you live out-of-state,
  • you live in Northern California, or
  • you are disabled
DepartmentFAX Number
2E(442) 247-3938
2F(442) 247-3939
2G(442) 247-3940
2H(442) 247-3941