Court Clerk's Office Information
The clerk's offices in both branches are open Monday through Friday, excluding judicial holidays.
Public Counter Hours: 8:30am to 3:30pm
Telephone Hours: 8:30am to 3:30pm
Telephone Number: (707)468-2006
Mendocino County Courthouse, 100 North State Street, Ukiah CA 95482
Juvenile cases are confidential. Under most circumstances the court cannot even acknowledge that a specific juvenile case exists. Requests for information about juvenile cases cannot be made over the phone or email. The person requesting access to a juvenile case typically must be a party in a case. Photo identification may be required to receive case information, pursuant to Welfare & Institutions Code § 802.
Forms and Filing
Forms may be found on our Forms and Filing section on our website, picked up in the Clerk's Office, printed at the Law Library, or downloaded from the Judicial Council website.
By law, the clerks cannot provide legal advice.
There are no filing fees for Juvenile cases.
Copies and Certified Copies
Juvenile cases are confidential.
Requests for copies or certified copies of a document may be made in person at the Clerk's Office with valid ID. We cannot take requests over the phone. You must be a party in the juvenile case, or otherwise authorized by a judge, to receive copies in a juvenile case.
Various copy, search, and certification fees may apply. Please refer to the court's local fee schedule under the Record Related fee section for fee details.
Viewing Juvenile Cases
Juvenile cases may be viewed in person at the courthouse and only if you are a party to the case or have been otherwise authorized by a judge. Specific information cannot be conveyed over the phone or through e-mail. Photo identification may be required to receive case information, pursuant to Welfare & Institutions Code § 802.
Other courts transferring dependency or delinquency cases to our court may set matters in Department G as follows: Set dependency matters on Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:00 AM and set delinquency matters on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:30 PM.