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  • 37.662225, -121.042179

    2215 Blue Gum Avenue

    Department 17 and Department 18
    2215 Blue Gum Avenue
    Modesto, CA 95358

    Cases involving minors for Juvenile Justice
    (Juvenile traffic matters are heard on Floyd Ave. in Department 20.)

    Hours:

    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
  • 37.638536, -120.998504

    City Towers Courthouse (Civil)

    Civil and Probate Division (Estates, Trusts and Conservatorships)
    801 10th Street
    Modesto, CA 95354

    Departments 21 and 22 - Sixth Floor
    Departments 23 and 24 - Fourth Floor
    Civil Clerk's Office - Fourth Floor

    Hours:

    Monday - Friday: 8:15 am-1:00 pm
  • 37.639888, -120.99736

    Main Courthouse

    800 11th Street
    Modesto, CA 95354

    The Modesto downtown courthouse has three floors accessible to the public.

    Basement Level: Houses Jury Services and Departments 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14.

    First Floor: Home to the Criminal Clerk’s Office, Human Resources, and Departments 5, 6, 7, 8 and 15 on the 11th Street side.
    The Family Law, DCSS, Juvenile Dependency, and Family Court Services - Probate (Guardianships, LPS Conservatorships only and Adoptions) Clerk’s Office is located at the “I” Street entrance of the building.

    Second Floor: Houses the Fiscal Department, Self-Help Center, Technology, and Departments 1, 2, 3, 4 and 25.

    All floors are equipped with men and women's restrooms, as well as drinking fountains.

    Handicap access is available at both entrances.

    Hours:

    Monday - Friday: 8:15 am-4:00 pm
  • 37.677766, -120.954964

    Traffic Court

    2260 Floyd Avenue
    Modesto, CA 95355

    Phone: (209) 530-3100, option 1

    Hours:

    Monday - Friday: 8:15 am-12:15 pm
  • 37.5021743, -120.845393

    Turlock Court (Small Claims & UD)

    Turlock Division (Small Claims & Unlawful Detainers)
    300 Starr Ave
    Turlock, CA 95380

    Department 19

    Hours:

    Monday - Friday: 8:15 am-1:00 pm

Due to COVID-19 and the new public health guidelines, the Clerk's office has modified its hours of operations. 

View the public notice with important visitor information and the modified hours of operation.

Civil

Civil Clerk's Office: City Towers
801 10th Street, 4th Floor
Modesto, CA 95354

 

Clerk's Office Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Telephone Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Civil Drop Box* **Please see link at the top of this page**

Criminal

Criminal Division Clerk's Office
800 11th Street, Room 140
Modesto, CA 95354

P.O. Box 1098
Modesto, CA 95353

Clerk's Office Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Telephone Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Family Law

Family Law Clerk's Office
1100 I Street
Modesto, CA 95354

Clerk's Office Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Telephone Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Family Law Drop Box* **Please see link at the top of this page**

Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice Clerk's Office
2215 Blue Gum Avenue
Modesto, CA 95358

 

Clerk's Office Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Telephone Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Juvenile Dependency

Juvenile Dependency Clerk's Office
100 I Street, Window #9

Modesto, CA 95354

 

Clerk's Office Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Telephone Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Probate [Guardianships, Conservatorships, and Adoptions - Family Law]

1100 I Street
Modesto, CA 95354

Clerk's Office Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Telephone Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Probate [Estates & Trusts - Civil]

801 10th Street, 4th Floor
Modesto, CA 95354

 

Clerk's Office Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Probate Window hours: **Please see link at the top of this page**

Telephone Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Self-Help Center

800 11th Street, Room 220
Modesto, CA 95354

 

**Please see link at the top of this page**

**Please see link at the top of this page**

Unlawful Detainer/
Small Claims

Turlock Clerk's Office
300 Starr Avenue
Turlock, CA 95380

Clerk's Office Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Telephone Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Small Claims/ Unlawful Detainer Drop Box* **Please see link at the top of this page**

Traffic

Traffic Clerk's Office
2260 Floyd Avenue
Modesto, CA 95355

 

 

Clerk's Office Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Telephone Hours:
**Please see link at the top of this page**

Email for Questions After Hours:
traffic.requests@stanct.org

*Drop box: Pursuant to California Rules of Court, Rule 2.210(b), documents stamped after 4:00 p.m. will be file marked the following day, and documents stamped up to and including 4:00 p.m. will be filed as of the date received and stamped.

For Criminal Drop Box filings, please use the Drop Box located at the 1100 I Street entrance. Drop Boxes are also located at our Civil Division at 801 10th Street, 4th Floor, and at our Traffic Division located at 2260 Floyd Avenue, Modesto, CA. (See Document Guidelines for filing in the Drop Box).

The Superior Court of California, County of Stanislaus Contacts

TTY: (209) 548-6290
Interpreters: (209) 530-3191
Facilities Issues: (209) 530-3112
Assistive Listening: (209) 530-3116
Real Time Captioning: (209) 530-3105
Jury Office: (209) 548-6293

Stanislaus serves the cities of:

  • Ceres
  • Hughson
  • Modesto
  • Newman
  • Oakdale
  • Patterson
  • Riverbank
  • Turlock
  • Waterford,

as well as the following communities:

  • Crows Landing
  • Denair
  • Empire
  • Grayson
  • Hickman
  • Keyes
  • Knights Ferry
  • La Grange
  • Salida
  • Valley Home
  • Westley

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