Tentative Rulings

Civil and Family Law Tentative Rulings 

Please refer to the notice entitled “Information Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Court Operations” on the court’s home page for further detailed information. 

Use the following links to obtain tentative rulings or call (415) 551-4000 and follow the prompts.



Hearings in Law & Motion and Discovery Departments

9:00 a.m. Discovery Hearings – Counsel and parties may appear in the Discovery Department only by videoconference using Zoom (see below).

9:30 a.m. Law & Motion Hearings – Effective Monday, January 3, 2022, all attorneys and parties may appear in Department 302 remotely.  Remote hearings will be conducted by videoconference using Zoom (see below).

11:00 a.m. Ex Parte Hearings – Appearances are by CourtCall only.  Parties must contact CourtCall at 1-888-88-COURT in advance to schedule an appearance.

Counsel and parties can appear by videoconference and the public can view and/or listen to hearings, by clicking on the appropriate links below:

Discovery, Department 301 Daily at 9:00 a.m. 

Law & Motion, Department 302 Daily at 9:30 a.m.


If unable to join using the links above, the hearings may be joined by telephone by dialing +1 669 254 5252 and entering the meeting ID and password below.

Department 301: Meeting ID: 161 316 9142     Passcode: 350809

Department 302: Meeting ID: 160 409 7690     Passcode: 516287