No changes to courthouse operations, but recommendations provided


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Kern County Superior Court continues to operate as normal, but the court website has been updated with numbers to call and other information for anyone experiencing flu-like symptoms.

Those scheduled to appear for jury service but are experiencing acute respiratory illness symptoms, coughing, sneezing or a fever are asked to not come to court and instead contact Jury Services at 661-868-4700 to reschedule service at a later date.

Anyone scheduled to appear in Traffic Court and who is feeling ill is asked to call the Traffic Division at 661-335-7100 to reschedule. Traffic citations can be paid online here.

For all other matters, the following is recommended:

  • Defendants who have an attorney and have symptoms should contact their attorney for instruction.
  • Defendants who do not have a court-appointed attorney should contact reception at 661-868-4934. Have your case number ready.
  • Witnesses and victims, please contact the appropriate agency about the matter you are scheduled to appear in.

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