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Neither court facilities nor court proceedings may be photographed, recorded, or broadcast except as provided in California Rule of Court, rule 1.150local rule 1.7, and General Directive 2021-29. Please note, pursuant to those rules, requests to film proceedings in a specific courtroom must be filled with the clerk in that courtroom. Requests to film empty courtrooms, or any other location within a courthouse or court facility, are directed to the Supervising Judge of the proposed courthouse, or Department 1 of the René C. Davidson Courthouse.


MC-500 - Request for Cameras in the Courtroom
MC-510 - Order on Media Request for Cameras in the Courtroom
CRC 1.150 - California Rules of Court: Photographing, Recording, and Broadcasting in Court
LR 1.7 - Superior Court of Alameda County Local Rule: Electronic Devices in Courthouses
Canon 3B(9) - California Code of Judicial Ethics 


Court Records - General information on how to obtain court records
DomainWeb - Probate and Family Law information and documents
Find Your Court Date - 5 days of Civil, Criminal, Family Law, Probate, & Traffic calendars
Judicial Administration Records - Requests for administrative records per California Rule of Court 10.500
Odyssey Portal - Criminal case information
eCourt Public Portal - Civil case information



Chad Finke
Court Executive Officer

PLEASE NOTE: the Executive Office cannot help you with your court case, or provide you with legal advice. Messages sent to this email address requesting case assistance will not be returned.  For case assistance, please see contact the clerk's office for your type of case.



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