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San Luis Obispo County Court Announces Changes to Court Operations to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19 Virus

Mar 20, 2020 | COVID-19 Pandemic, Divorce/Marital Dissolution, General Family Law

San Luis Obispo County Superior Court has announced a reduction of court operations that will affect those planning to visit. Effective March 18, 2020, the Court will continue all non-time sensitive matters to a later date to minimize the public’s potential exposure to COVID-19 during court appearances or jury service.

The rapidly unfolding events surrounding the COVID-19 virus has forced California Courts to take definitive action on provision of court services. San Luis Obispo County Superior Court’s decision to make significant changes to operations was made in compliance with the Public Health executive order to shelter at home issued on March 18, 2020.

Effective Thursday, March 19, 2020 through April 10, 2020:

  • The Paso Robles and Grover Beach courthouses will be closed to the public. Staff in these locations will continue to report to work and will be available to the public remotely to carry out Court business via telephone, email, physical drop box, or the Court’s website.
  • The San Luis Obispo Courthouse Annex will be open only for matters on the Court’s calendar. All others will be asked to contact the Court remotely. Entrance to the San Luis Obispo location will only be available on Monterey Street. The Palm Street entrance will be closed.
  • Staff at the San Luis Obispo Courthouse Annex will continue to report to work and will be available to the public remotely to carry out Court business via telephone, email, physical drop box, or the Court’s website.

The Court remains open to the public during this period via remote access. For a list of remote access options, including online payments and electronic document filing, visit the Court’s COVID-19 Information page.

For the latest information, visit the San Luis Obispo Superior Court website at

Contact the attorneys at Drury Pullen, A Professional Law Corportion 24 hours a day during this community health crisis either by telephone (805) 879-7523 or via email at [email protected].  Your safety and health is important to us.  We are here to help by providing information as we are able and by offering legal services on a remote basis (Zoom, telephone, email, etc.).

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