Month: December 2020

December 15, 2020 legalefile1

In an effort to prevent the risk of transmission of COVID-19, beginning December 16, 2020, Kern County’s Metropolitan Departments of Family Law, Probate, Civil Limited and Civil Unlimited will begin Remote Court Hearings.  See Standing Orders dated December 14, 2020 by clicking here.  At this time, this is for the Metropolitan area only. 

December 13, 2020 legalefile1

Effective December 14, 2020, Kern County’s Probate Courtroom (Division P) will be adding Zoom as a method of appearance. Due to the recent spread of COVID-19, the court encourages litigants to participate in hearings virtually through available software/applications. Court Call is also encouraged. Parties without access to a computer, tablet, or smart phone, may dial in.

You can find the Zoom link under “Remote Court Hearings” at