Property Releases by Appointment Only

The Coroner's Office is closed to public access during the COVID-19 Shelter in Place order.  The Coroner's Office will continue normal operations including property releases to next of kin by appointment only.  Property releases will occur at vehicle-side to limit close contact and adhere to social distancing recommendations.  To make an appointment for an urgent property release, please contact the main office at (650) 312-5562.

The Coroner's Office promptly investigates and determines the mode, manner and cause of death of decedents under the Coroner's jurisdiction. Services are provided in an efficient and courteous manner, respecting the needs of the families involved.


We extend our deepest sympathy. To assist you during this difficult time, we have provided answers to some commonly asked questions.


A course for at-risk juveniles who have demonstrated a disregard for their own safety and the safety of others by engaging in risky, reckless, or violent behavior.


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