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Last modified: 4/13/2012 9:22 AM
  • Santa Clara County Small Claims Court

    Mailing Address:
    191 North First Street

    San Jose, CA 95113


    Santa Clara Courthouse:


    1095 Homestead Road

    Santa Clara, CA 95050

    Palo Alto Courthouse:

    270 Grant Avenue

    Palo Alto, CA 94306

    South County Courthouse:

    12425 Monterey Road

    San Martin, CA 95046

    Hours:

    Monday - Friday: 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

    Phone:

    408-556-3000

  • Small Claims Advisory Hotline
                      Phone: 408-556-3000

  • Santa Clara County Bar Association

    Coordinated Court-Related ADR Service
    Phone: 408-287-2557
  • Lawyer Referral Service of Santa Clara

    Santa Clara County Bar Association
    4 North Second Street
    San Jose, CA 95113
    Phone: 408-971-6822
  • Santa Clara County Law Library
                      360 North First Street
                      San Jose, CA 95113
                      Phone
: 408-299-3567
  • Books and Legal Resources

    Rose Printing
    Address: 49 N. First St.
    San Jose, CA
    Phone: 408-293-8177 

Websites

The State's self-help site (English & Spanish)
www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/smallclaims

Santa Clara County Superior Court's self-help site
http://www.scscourt.org/self_help/small_claims/small_claims_help.shtml 

California Code ("The Law")
www.leginfo.ca.gov

  • Click "California Law"
  • Select the code you are interested in (ex. "Civil Procedure"- Small Claims start in section 116 or "Civil" for general civil),
  • Click "search

Free Legal Forms (new! -- they're fillable online)
www.courtinfo.ca.gov/forms

The Dept. of Consumer Affairs
www.dca.ca.gov

  • Click Publications,
  • Small Claims Courts,
  • Using the Small Claims Court

To learn how mediation can help you
www.sccdrps.org

  • Click Core Mediation Programs
  • Click Small Claims

To find the agent for service of process for a corporation or an LLC
www.ss.ca.gov

  • Click California Business Portal,
  • California Business Search,
  • Enter the Business Name,
  • Submit

To find the owner of a business using a fictitious business name:
www.clerkrecordersearch.org

  • Click Fictitious Business Name Search