Court closure

San Diego Superior Court - Closed Monday, May 30, 2022

May 23, 2022

The San Diego Superior Court will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022, in observance of the courtwide holiday commemorating Memorial Day.

The public is urged to visit the Court’s website at to handle traffic tickets or obtain court information. 


Website Unavailable Due to Maintenance

San Diego Superior Court Planned Website Outage - Thursday, May 19, 7-9 p.m.

May 18, 2022

The San Diego Superior Court website ( will not be available due to maintenance on Thursday, May 19 from 7-9 p.m.

The website closure will affect all San Diego Superior Court webpages.

Judge Tamila Ipema

San Diego Superior Court Judge Tamila E. Ipema Retires

May 10, 2022

The Honorable Tamila Ebrahimi Ipema will retire from the San Diego Superior Court on June 30, 2022, after 17 years on the bench. Judge Ipema was initially appointed to the Los Angeles Superior Court as a Commissioner in 2005. In 2008, Judge Ipema was selected and appointed by the judges of the San Diego Superior Court to become a commissioner in San Diego. Just one year later, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed her as a judge to the San Diego Superior Court, where she presided over civil and criminal matters in addition to family law assignments.

Judge Brannigan Retires

San Diego Superior Court Judge Joseph P. Brannigan Retires

May 5, 2022

The Honorable Joseph P. Brannigan has retired after nearly 18 years of service on the San Diego Superior Court Bench, ending a storied career that started with a stint as an officer in the U.S. Army followed by time spent as an FBI agent, deputy district attorney, and assistant U.S. attorney.