SANTA BARBARA — The Santa Barbara County Superior Court officials expanded some civil court services on Tuesday.
“We’re hearing an increased number of civil, family law and probate matters, but we’re doing all of those by conference call and by Zoom. There are very few, limited in-person appearances,”
Court Executive Director Darrel Parker said.
Criminal courts are only hearing cases where the defendant is being held in County Jail.
“All traffic has been continued, all small claims have been continued,” Mr. Parker said.
He added that the court will not empanel a new Santa Barbara County Civil Grand Jury until January 2021.
The current civil grand jury’s term will end June 30.