Virtual Court

Effective March 14, 2022, Administrative Order 2022-02 states most hearings return to in-person. Parties to the case or counsel may submit a Motion For Remote Appearance to the appropriate department at least 72 hours in advance.

Requirements to Appear by Zoom

  1. The court must give you a date to appear and confirmed you may appear via Zoom before you can register.
  2. You must register for the date the court provided you by finding the date below and follow the prompts.
  3. Your device must have a camera and microphone to participate in these hearings. Please test your device before the hearing date by clicking here.
  4. If you are scheduled for an arraignment, please review the arraignment video for your case type. 



IMPORTANT NOTE: if you register for a hearing date that was not confirmed with the court, your registration will be canceled. A notice of registration cancellation will be sent to the email address provided. 

Documents for a hearing must be provided to the court forty-eight (48) hours prior to the hearing or the court may continue the hearing.

There may be other parties appearing on the session based on the calendar, so please wait for your case to be called. Additionally, please dress appropriately for court.

Register for your Zoom Hearing:

To register for your Zoom hearing, find your case category below (Criminal/Traffic or Civil). Locate the date and time you're required to appear and select the link. The link will direct you to a Zoom page for you to enter your name and email address. An email with the invite information will be sent to the email address you provided. 


Hearing Types (Out of Custody): Arraignments, Citation Pre-Trials, Confirmation Hearings, Motion Hearings, Criminal Order to Show Cause, Plea & Sentencing, and Review Hearing


Hearing Types: Evictions, Civil Order to Show Cause, Record Sealing's, Small Claims, Supplementary Hearings, and Temporary/Extended Protection Order Hearings  

LIVE Hearings

Sparks Justice Court is currently open to the public for in-person access. Since the Court is currently open, the Court will discontinue its practice of automatically streaming all Court proceedings on the department Youtube channels.

Recording or downloading any of the courts YouTube live sessions is not permitted.