March 8, 2021
Small Claims

NOTICE: All small claims mediations occur remotely on Zoom.
Please click here for information on your remote small claims mediation session.

NOTICE: For public health reasons, the Wednesdays Small Claims Advisor appointments will occur by telephone. Each customer is limited to one 10-minute slot. Please do not sign-up for multiple slots on the same day; only one request per session will be honored. Please sign up at Appointments will become available each Tuesday morning.

Please visit us when our in-person appointments resume, if you wish to have the assistance of one of our translators.

Effective March 15, 2021: Small Claims Hearings - Required Pre-Hearing Exhibit Exchange Protocol

All parties for a Small Claims Hearing must adhere to the protocol for the exchange of your proposed exhibits.

Parties may appear by Zoom for a Small Claims hearing only if they can adhere to all the remote appearance requirements that are listed in the Required Pre-Hearing Exhibit Exchange Protocol.

Courtroom SSF-M
Zoom Courtroom
Meeting ID: 869 4198 8206
Password: AisW6YxBU3
Phone number: 1-669-900-6833
Meeting ID: 869 4198 8206
Password: 8933247278
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Small Claims Hearings

Small Claims hearings will take place either at the Hall of Justice. It is at the County Center Complex in Redwood City.

Contact Us

Small Claims Clerk's Office

Southern Branch: Hall of Justice & Records
400 County Center, 1st Floor, Room A,
Redwood City, CA 94063 [Directions]

Due to the increase in COVID infection rates, effective December 14, 2020, the Civil, Small Claims, Records, Family Law, and Probate Division clerk's office will be closed. If you have questions specific to your case, you may click here to email the clerk's office. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Phone Number : (650) 261-5100 option 6

Phone Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Office Hours: Temporarily Closed to the General Public
NOTE: The Clerk's Office will continue to accept and process Emergency Ex Parte, Domestic Violence and all Temporary Restraining Order Petitions, and Civil Ex Partes.

Other Resources

The court provides this information to help you with the Small Claims process. For legal advice about your case, you may:

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