Welcome to our Court
Hon. John A. Behnke,
Christopher D. Ruhl,
Court Executive Officer
Mendocino County Courthouse
Ten Mile Branch
Point Arena VFW Hall
Hearings on third Thursday three times a year. No
other court services 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|
PUBLIC NOTICES AND ANNOUNCEMENTSPosted April 29, 2016
Grand Jury Application Deadline Extended
The deadline to submit applications to serve on the 2016/2017 Grand Jury has been extended to May 27, 2016.Posted April 26, 2016
Escrow Closes for New Ukiah Courthouse
The Superior Court is pleased to announce that escrow has closed on the purchase of land for the new Mendocino County Courthouse in Ukiah.Posted March 25, 2016
Proposed Changes to Local Rules of Court
The Superior Court has proposed changes to its Local Rules of Court. The proposed changes, if approved, become effective on Friday, July 1, 2016.
The Court invites comments from the community. Visit the Court Rules page for more information and to download a copy of the proposed changes.Posted Sept 28, 2015
Traffic Tickets / Infractions Amnesty Program
A one-time amnesty program for unpaid traffic and non-traffic tickets started on October 1, 2015. Use the links below for more information about the program.
Family Law Facilitator/SHLA Center Walk-In Clinics in Fort Bragg
In addition to assistance Monday through Thursday in the Ukiah Courthouse, clinics are held twice monthly at the Ten Mile Branch...no appointment necessary. The clinics are generally held on Fridays, with the next clinics scheduled for May 13 and May 27.
Clean Slate and Guardianship Projects
The Superior Court and Legal Services of Northern California, Ukiah Office, partner together to provide free assistance and access to legal information to self-represented persons seeking to clean up their criminal records or establishinga probate guardianship over a child.
New Ukiah Courthouse
Senate Bill 1407 is funding a new courthouse to replace the aged and overcrowded Ukiah Courthouse.
|Main Line (Ukiah)||(707) 468-2000|
|Ten Mile Branch:||(707) 964-3192|
|Fort Bragg||(707) 961-6288|
|Family Law Facilitator|
|Self Help Center|
|Family Court Services|
|Court Clerk's Offices|
|Family Law:||(707) 468-2001|
|Small Claims:||(707) 468-2002|
|Executive Office:||(707) 463-4664|
|Human Resources:||(707) 463-4285|