In Person Appearances
Department I is allowing in-person court appearances. Those appearing in-person must bring and wear a mask at all times while in the building.
In keeping with public health precautions recommended in response to COVID-19, any party may request to appear remotely to a hearing. Any party who wishes to appear remotely to a court appearance must file a Request to Appear Remotely via GoToMeeting and submit a proposed Order.
The request must have language acknowledging that it is the responsibility of the party requesting to appear remotely to connect to GoToMeeting at the date and time of the hearing. Please see the instructions below on how to appear via GoToMeeting.
If you choose to request to appear remotely and have physical or documentary evidence for the hearing, hard copies must be delivered to the District Court Clerk and opposing counsel at least three (3) business days prior to the date of the hearing. Any party that wishes to testify on the record remotely MUST appear via the web camera option of GoToMeeting.