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 immediately 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.
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.
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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.
For more information regarding Night Court Mediation, contact the Mediation Program at SCUDAdvisors@saccourt.ca.gov or call (916) 875-7843.