Thursday, July 27, 2017

Welcome to our Court

Hon. John A. Behnke,
Presiding Judge

Kim Turner,
Interim Court Executive Officer


LOCATIONS   Map of Location

Mendocino County Courthouse
Corner of State & Perkins Streets
100 North State Street
Ukiah, CA 95482

Ten Mile Branch
700 South Franklin Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437

Point Arena VFW Hall
24000 South Highway One
Point Arena, CA 95468

Hearings on third Thursday three times a year.  No other court services are available in Point Arena.


The operating hours for all clerks' offices are 8:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.  Telephone hours 8:30 am to 1:00pm


Posted July 3, 2017
Expanded Hours for the Self Help Center

Effective July 3, 2017, the Self Help Legal Access Center will be open Monday through Thursday from 9:30am to 1:00pm and 1:30pm to 4:00pm. On the fourth Friday of each month, the Self Help Center will hold a clinic at the court in Fort Bragg from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Posted May 17, 2017
The Family Law Facilitator's Office is Temporarily Closed

Until further notice, the Family Law Facilitator's Office is not providing services to the public. We hope to reopen the office soon. Family Law Facilitator/Self Help Clinics held in Fort Bragg have also been temporarily suspended. If you need legal assistance or legal information, you may consider visiting the Self Help Legal Access Center in the Ukiah Courthouse.

Posted Mar 14, 2017
2017/2018 Grand Jury Recruitment Application Deadline Extended

The deadline to submit applications to serve on the Grand Jury has been extended to May 19, 2017.



Posted Dec 13, 2016
Grand Jury Scam Reported in Mendocino County

We have recently received calls from citizens reporting that they have received calls telling them they failed to report for Grand Jury service, and are being told to pay a $900 fine to avoid arrest. This is a scam – if you are contacted please report it to law enforcement., and June


Posted Dec 13, 2016
Change in Self Help Center Hours

Effective January 4, 2017, the Self Help Center will be open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursdays from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, and on Wednesdays from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Posted Aug 17, 2016
New Courthouse Projects on Hold

The second half of site acquisition for the new Ukiah Courthouse will proceed, then the project will be placed on hold until stable funding is restored for the statewide courthouse construction program.


Community Programs

New Ukiah Courthouse

Senate Bill 1407 is funding a new courthouse to replace the aged and overcrowded Ukiah Courthouse. 


Contact Information

Main Line (Ukiah) (707) 468-2000
Ten Mile Branch: (707) 964-3192
Jury Services:
Ukiah (707) 463-4663
Fort Bragg (707) 961-6288
Self Help Center
9:30-1:00 pm and
1:30-4:00 pm with
Spanish interpreter is available on Wednesdays
(707) 468-2020
Family Court Services
Phone: (707) 463-4484
Drug Court
Phone: (707) 468-2055
Court Clerk's Offices
Office Hours: 8:30am-3:00pm
Phone Hours: 8:30am-1:00pm
Civil: (707) 468-2003
Criminal: (707) 463-4661
Family Law: (707) 468-2001
Juvenile: (707) 468-2006
Probate: (707) 468-2005
Small Claims: (707) 468-2002
Traffic: (707) 463-4660
Court Administration
Executive Office: (707) 463-4664
Human Resources: (707) 463-4285
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