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Court Hours of Operation and Holidays

Normal Hours

The Clerk's Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Probation Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

2021 Federal Holidays

Federal law (5 U.S.C. 6103) establishes the following public holidays for Federal employees. Please note that most Federal employees work on a Monday through Friday schedule. For these employees, when a holiday falls on a nonworkday -- Saturday or Sunday -- the holiday usually is observed on Monday (if the holiday falls on Sunday) or Friday (if the holiday falls on Saturday).

DATE                                                              HOLIDAY

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Friday, January 1                                          New Year's Day

Monday, January 18                                    Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wednesday, January 20*                           Inauguaration Day

Monday, February 15**                              Washington's Birthday

Monday, May 31                                           Memorial Day

Monday, July 5***                                       Independence Day

Monday, September 6                                 Labor Day

Monday, October 11                                     Columbus Day

Thursday, November 11                              Veterans Day

Thursday, November 25                             Thanksgiving Day

Friday, December 24****                           Christmas Day

 

*This holiday is desginated as "Inauguration Day" in section 6103(c) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees. Federal employees in the Washington, DC area are entitled to a holiday on the day a President is inaugurated, January 20 for each fourth year after 1965. Though other institutions such as state and local governments and private businesses may use other names, it is our policy to always refer to holidays by the names designated in the law.

**This holiday is designated as "Washington’s Birthday" in section 6103(a) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees. Though other institutions such as state and local governments and private businesses may use other names, it is our policy to always refer to holidays by the names designated in the law.

***July 4, 2021 (the legal public holiday for Independence Day), falls on a Sunday. For most Federal employees, Monday, July 5, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See 5 U.S.C. 6103(b).)

****December 25, 2021 (the legal public holiday for Christmas Day), falls on a Saturday. For most Federal employees, Friday, December 24, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See section 3(a) of Executive order 11582, February 11, 1971.)