Civil Case Management
Limited & Unlimited Jurisdiction
Anne-Christine Massullo, Presiding Judge
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except Court holidays)
If you need to contact the Civil Case Management unit, please call (415) 551-3872 with your case number, case name, judgment type, and status request.
Calendars that are heard in Department 610:
Order to Show Cause: Heard on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
As of Tuesday, 8/30/22 the Civil Case Management Department (Dept. 610) will resume MANDATORY IN-PERSON appearances for all order to show cause hearings. Appearances by telephone will no longer be permitted. See SFLR 3.2E. Upon failure of any party to appear, sanctions may be imposed.
OSC hearings heard on Tuesdays - Order to Show Cause; Dismissal (CRC 3.1385); Arbitration Order to Show Cause; Uninsured Motorist.
Courtesy copies of papers filed in regards to any OSC to be heard in Department 610 must be lodged in Department 610 on the same day the papers are filed. CRC 3.110(i) requires that responsive papers to an Order to Show Cause must be filed, and served at least five (5) calendar days before hearing. However, it would facilitate the issuance of a case management order without an appearance at the OSC hearing if responsive papers are filed, served, and lodged in Department 610 twenty (20) days before the OSC hearing.
Case Management Conference (CRC 3.720-3.730): Heard on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Case Management Conference Statements are due 15 days prior to hearing date. Please use the mandatory CM-110 form.
Courtesy copies must be delivered to the Court no later than 1:30 p.m. the day following electronic filing.
CRC 3.725 requires the filing and service of a case management statement form CM-110 no later than fifteen (15) days before the case management conference. However, it would facilitate the issuance of a case management order without an appearance at the case management conference if the case management statement is filed, served, and lodged in Department 610 twenty-five (25) days before the case management conference.
Objection Hearing: Heard on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
A party objecting to an Order to Arbitration or a trial setting, must file and serve a “Notice of Objection” and all parties must appear personally or through counsel on the objection hearing date specified in the Court’s order or notice. Courtesy copy of the Notice of Objection must be delivered to Department 610 on the same day the papers are filed.
All parties must stipulate to a trial date BEFORE the Objection hearing date or the Court may continue the hearing
Appearance is required at the Objection hearing. Court Call appearances are permitted. To make arrangements to appear by Court Call, please call 1-888-882-6878 directly.
If all parties agree to use an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process, you must jointly complete the ADR stipulation form provided for under CRC 3.221 and file it with the Court.