Apr. 9, 2020

Pursuant to CDC guidance, the Court strongly encourages the use of cloth face coverings while in our courthouses.

While this measure is to prevent the wearer from unknowingly spreading the disease, please remember that frequent hand washing, hand sanitizing, and social distancing remain important to slowing the spread of the virus.


To limit the spread of the COVID-19/Corona virus, the Superior Court of Napa County is:

Closed to the public for anything other than time sensitive or emergency matters from Wednesday, March 18, through Friday April 10, 2020.

  • •   Check the online Court Calendars http://www.napacourt.com/court/calendars to confirm if you are required to appear. If your case is on the list, you need to appear.
  • •   Minimal operations are being maintained to support in-custody arraignments, emergency matters, and certain family and juvenile matters
  • •   Court calendars will only be heard in the Criminal Court Building
  • •   The Historic Courthouse and Juvenile Courthouses are closed
  • •   Limited self-help service will be available by phone from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. daily at 707-299-1137 or email Selfhelp@napa.courts.ca.gov
  • •   A drop box for emergency matters will be available at the Criminal Court Building from 8:00AM – 5:00PM located at 1111 Third Street. When you enter the courthouse, it will be to the right. (Routine matters will not be processed until normal court operations resume.)
  • •   If you have been called for Jury Service, please check your status here or call 707-299-1150 for more information
  • •   Continue to check this website for the latest information

For Attorneys:

Case Handling During Court Closure (by Type) 03/17/2020

Napa County Bar Blast 03/30/2020

Family Law Guidelines During COVID-19 Court Closure 04/01/2020

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Statewide Orders Issued by Gov. Newsom

Orders and Action Taken by the Chief Justice and Judicial Council

Local Orders Issued by the Napa Superior Court

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