COVID-19 Update

Information Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Court Operations

November 30, 2022

The San Diego Superior Court has restored additional in-person access following updated state and local public health guidance that allows for the relaxing of certain COVID-19 safety protocols. Public access has generally reverted to pre-pandemic levels while many of the recently introduced online and remote options remain available.

In accordance with state and local public health guidance, facial coverings are optional, but recommended, for all individuals. Face coverings may be required, regardless of vaccination status, in some areas within the courthouses. 

Apply Now to the Juvenile Justice Committee

Juvenile Justice Commission Seeks Applicants

November 18, 2022

The San Diego Superior Court is seeking applicants to serve on the San Diego County Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC). The Juvenile Justice Commission is a state-mandated, court-appointed citizens’ commission.

Court closure

San Diego Superior Court Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

November 15, 2022

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, the San Diego Superior Court will close all courtrooms and business offices on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25, 2022.

The public is urged to visit the Court’s website at to handle traffic tickets or obtain court information. 


Grand Jury Recruitment

San Diego County Grand Jury Looking for New Applicants

November 8, 2022

The San Diego Superior Court is now seeking dedicated residents with sound judgment from throughout the county to serve on the 2023/2024 San Diego County Grand Jury. The Grand Jury investigates citizen complaints and performs its traditional function as a “watchdog” over government agencies. It does not conduct criminal investigations.

Judge Bostwick retirement

San Diego Superior Court Judge Jeffrey S. Bostwick Retires

November 4, 2022

The Honorable Jeffrey S. Bostwick recently completed his last day on the San Diego Superior Court bench and will officially retire in the coming months. His San Diego Superior Court career crosses more than 25 years between his service beginning as a commissioner in 1997 and his first election to a Superior Court judge seat in 2002.