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Court Operations Notice:

Effective June 6, 2022, the court's phone hours are Mon-Fri 10:00am-4:00pm. For faster service, please email the court at for the Nevada City clerk's office and for the Truckee clerk’s office. Due to staffing challenges, please expect longer wait times for processing of your documents.

COVID-19 Information:


Do not visit any Nevada County Courthouse if you have recently tested positive for COVID-19; have had direct exposure to someone known to have COVID-19; or if you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19, such as fever, cough, headache or shortness of breath. Instead, contact your attorney or call the court at (530) 362-4309 to arrange an alternative.

Locations & Hours

COVID-19 Alert

The court is attempting to reduce foot traffic in both courthouses as much as possible. If you have questions about whether you should appear in person, please contact the court via phone or by email:
Nevada City matters - 
Truckee matters -

Weapons Screening Alert

Anyone wishing to enter the courthouse will be required to pass through a walk-through metal detector. Hand-carried items (purses, backpacks, brief cases) will be x-rayed for weapons. Besides weapons, other items not permitted into court facilities include items that could be used as weapons, such as: pocket knives, scissors, box cutters, corkscrews, glass bottles, pepper spray and knitting needles. This is only a partial list of banned items.

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