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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.

Online Self-Help Resources

Self-Help Online Resources

Free WestLaw Legal Research

In the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, Thomson Reuters is here to continue to support you and your patrons. Your library has been selected to be part of a pilot to simplify the process of how your patrons receive complimentary remote access to Westlaw. The goal is to provide on-demand access to your patrons and reduce the library staff involvement with the registration process.

Your patrons can call 1-800-328-4880, enter extension 855597 and a Customer Service agent will create a user name and password that will provide 20 hours of access to Westlaw and Practical Law over 14 days. This line is open from 7am-7pm CT to reflect the available times most libraries are open to patrons.


Patrons may sign up for a 14 day free trial of CEB’s newest research product, Practitioner™, at or by calling CEB Customer Service at 800-232-3444 M-F, 8am – 5pm. Practitioner provides access to over 140 of CEB’s practice guides as well as helpful workflows, how-to guides, checklists and strategic analysis.

California Courts Self-Help Center 

Other Online Self-Help Resources

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