Commissioner Ex Parte Department

For more extensive information, please review the Ex Parte Policy

Ex Parte matters are heard on Monday through Friday from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. in the County City Building, Courtroom 105. The Ex Parte Department, including Ex Parte Mail, handles agreed orders, defaults, other uncontested orders, and, emergency motions. Local rules require that certain orders be submitted electronically.

  1. Take a seat and wait for your name to be called.
  2. Keep silent, recording device is always on.

Scheduling Hearings in the Ex Parte Department


Ex Parte matters shall be scheduled using the electronic kiosk sign in process. Attorneys shall use the dedicated kiosk in the Clerk’s Office (Room 110) to electronically sign in and schedule Ex Parte matters. Non-Attorneys/Self represented parties shall use the electronic kiosk located in the Commissioner Services Department (Room 140) to sign in and schedule Ex Parte matters.

Ex Parte Temporary Restraining Orders will not be heard after 11:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m., except under extraordinary or emergent circumstances.