In accordance with the Presiding Judge’s Order the Sacramento Court’s Small Claims Division remains closed due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.
All Small Claims trials scheduled Jul 13, 2021 to July 31, 2021 were rescheduled to August. Notices were sent to all parties advising of the new date. Small Claims trials and mediations resumed as of August 3, 2021, and will be held via video conference (Zoom) only.
As of November 1, 2021, Carol Miller Justice Center began processing Small Claims Filings for unpaid COVID-19 rental debt that became due September 30, 2021.
- Small Claims trials and mediations are being held via video conference (Zoom) only.
- Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the courthouse is not open to accepting filings in person.
During the building closure, small claims filings can be submitted via the drop box
located at the Carol Miller Justice Center or by mail to:
Small Claims Division
Carol Miller Justice Center
301 Bicentennial Circle, Room 200
Sacramento, CA 95826
For legal assistance, please email the Advisory Clinic at SCUDAdvisors@saccourt.ca.gov
or call (916) 875-7846.
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, excluding court holidays.
Online Services for Small Claims
- Search for Small Claims Case Information New!
- e-Filing Services for Small Claims
- Hearing / Fee Waiver Report
Court Process and General Information
- Resolving Small Claims Cases (Video)
- Court Process
- Mediation Program
- Small Claims Appeals
- Advisory Clinic
- Self-Help Center - external link
- Fees and Forms
Night Court services at the Carol Miller Justice Center (CMJC) are provided remotely on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 4:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. If the 2nd Wednesday of the month is a court holiday, Night Court will occur on the 2nd Thursday of that same month. Services provided include: video hearings and Mediation and Advisory Clinic Workshop utilizing Zoom, a video conferencing application.
Please note: Interpreter services are not currently available during the Night Court hours.