Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Court Rules & Orders
Photos by Adam Stewart
Nelson Vineyards, south of Ukiah (2) - Photo courtesy of Kim Weston


The Superior Court of California, County of Mendocino uses Local Rules and Standing Orders to memorialize processes, procedures and other matters regarding the operation of the court.

Use the link below to download the most current version of our Local Rules of Court in PDF format.

    Local Rules of the Superior Court of California, County of Mendocino

Printed copies of the Local Rules are available for purchase at either branch.



Standing Orders are directives of the Presiding Judge that apply to cases before the court in addition to the local rules, and in general are reissued annually.

Click on the order number to open a scanned copy of the order.

Order Number Description Issue Date
2019-01 Determining in Forma Pauparis Applications January 2, 2019
2019-02   Courthouse Security   January 2, 2019
2019-03   RECINDED: Termination of Criminal Protective Orders Issued
(rescinded 07/10/19)
  January 2, 2019
2019-04   RECINDED: Hourly Payment and Mileage Reimbursement Rates for Court Appointed Investigators (rescinded 07/10/2019)   January 2, 2019
2019-05   Authorization for Release of Adult Probation Records and Reports by Mendocino County Probation Department   January 2, 2019
2019-06 RECINDED: Designated Judge for Review of Ancillary Funding Requests (rescinded 07/16/2019) January 2, 2019
2019-07 RECINDED: Community Service / Conversion of Fees and Fines
(rescinded 07/10/2019)
February 19, 2019
2019-08 Adjudication of Miscellaneous Infraction Matters April 2, 2019
2019-09 Petitions for Dismissal Pursuant to Penal Code § 1203.4(a) April 2, 2019
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