Effective January 3, 2022, Carol Miller Justice Center opened for in-person hearings. However, the Court will continue to allow and strongly encourages all parties to appear remotely, subject to California Rules of Court 3.672 - external link.
Effective June 1, 2022, the clerk’s office will be open to the public. However, due to the continuing backlog, a cursory review of all documents will be conducted on-site, but documents will not be processed immediatley unless they are urgent requests. Parties will submit their documents after review and will receive copies of filings via U.S. Mail or email after processed and filed.
As of November 1, 2021, Carol Miller Justice Center began processing Small Claims Filings for unpaid COVID-19 rental debt.
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.