Pursuant to a Press Release from the Riverside Superior Court, there are temporary court closures throughout the county, except for limited emergency matters, until at least April 3, 2020.
Eight courthouses are closed completely, including Riverside Family Law and Hemet courthouses, while 6 courthouses will remain open as listed with exceptions and limited hours in this Press Release.
Most hearings currently scheduled during this time will be automatically re-scheduled by the court and the parties involved will receive notices of such continuances and/or case status. It is also strongly suggested that parties check the status of their Family Law case by accessing the Riverside County Superior Court website at https://www.riverside.courts.ca.gov/OnlineServices/SearchCourtRecords/public-access.php.
Co-Parenting in the time of COVID-19
Here are some tips that are recommended for dealing with COVID-19 during this difficult period of time:
- Follow Court Orders unless you and your co-parent have an agreement otherwise.
- Use common sense and maintain a calm attitude. Convey a calm demeanor to your child.
- Wash your hands often and have your child do the same.
- Maintain a clean home environment.
- Use Skype, Facetime or other video chat technology to ensure your child can communicate often with your co-parent.
- Communicate with your co-parent immediately if you or your child test positive for the virus.
- Remain flexible
Please contact our office if you have questions about child custody and visitation, child and/or spousal support in this difficult time. Click here to contact us today.
Disclaimer: This page is not intended as legal advice and is informational only. If you have legal questions, please consult an attorney.