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WARNING:

Bogus phone calls, emails on jury service may lead to fraud.  If you receive a phone call, text, or email notifying you that you’re in big trouble for failing to show up for jury service, be suspicious.  It’s probably a scam.  Visit our Jury Scams webpage for more information.

  • E-Filing

    Electronic filing is available to most court filing parties and their attorneys.

  • Tentative Rulings

    Tentative rulings are available after 3:00pm on the court day prior to the hearing.

  • Remote Appearances

    The court uses Zoom for remote appearances by video and telephone.

  • Restraining Orders

    Information, forms, and resources to assist with filing and responding to a restraining order

  • Ex Parte Decisions / Emergency Orders

    The Court will review requests for ex parte / emergency orders daily between 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. 

  • Court Information Portal

    Use this portal to view case information, scheduled hearings, purchase copies of documents, and pay criminal and traffic fines and fees online.

Locations

Public Announcements

  • April 2, 2024

    Court Plans to Launch a Juror Compliance Program

    Mendocino Superior Court Jury Commissioner Kim Turner states, “The lack of response by potential jurors is alarming and impacts our ability to adjudicate cases, especially criminal cases. This situation has become so dire the court has no choice but to set up a compliance program that will compel a better rate of response from potential jurors.”

  • March 19, 2024

    Proposed Changes to Local Rules and Local Fees

    The Court invites comments on proposed changes to the Local Rules and Local Fees, to take effect on July 1, 2024.  

  • March 12, 2024

    JJDPC Meeting on Friday, April 12

    The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Commission monthly meeting is scheduled for Friday, April 12 from 12:00 to 2:00pm.  Remote meeting access is available.  Visit our JJDPC webpage for the location, agenda, and more information.

  • February 23rd, 2024

    Join the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Commission

    Mendocino County Superior Court seeks applicants to join the Mendocino County Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Commission (JJDPC).  The JJDPC seeks to promote evidence-based resources and services that can assist youth in avoiding contact and involvement with the justice system.

  • October 13, 2023

    Press Release - Ukiah students learn about the court and U.S. Constitution

    In this article published by the Ukiah Daily Journal, read about the Mendocino County Superior Court hosting more than 100 fifth-grade students to learn how the U.S. Constitution is the foundation of our justice system.

  • April 24, 2023

    Mendocino County Superior Court Launches MyCitations

    Mendocino County Superior Court is launching an online tool called “MyCitations: Ability to Pay”, available on the Court’s website.  Users of the online tool can ask the court for fine reductions, payment plans, more time to pay, or convert their fines to community service.