Sunday, February 14, 2016

Welcome to our Court

Hon. John A. Behnke,
Presiding Judge

Christopher D. Ruhl,
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 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 ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Court is closed on Friday, February 12 for Lincoln's Birthday, and on Monday, February 15 for President's Day.
Posted Dec 4, 2015
New Calendar Plan Announced

The Court has revised its calendar plan, with new assignments taking effect on January 1, 2016.

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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.

    Mendocino County Collections Dept - Amnesty Program Administrator
    Amnesty Program Information on Judicial Council website
    Judicial Council Press Release
    YouTube Video
Posted Jan 16, 2015
New Behaviorial Health Court in Fort Bragg

The goal of the new Fort Bragg program is to enhance public safety and reduce recidivism of criminal defendants who suffer serious mental illness by connecting them with community treatment services and ongoing court supervision.

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Community Programs

 
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 February 26, March 11, and March 25.

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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.

    Clean Slate Project Info »      Guardianship Project Info »
New Ukiah Courthouse

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

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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
 
Family Law Facilitator
1:00-4:00 pm
Mon-Thurs
(707) 463-5666
 
Self Help Center
1:00-4:00 pm
Mon-Thurs
(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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