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We have moved to a new case management system. If you are unable to find your case under Make Payments, please contact the court for other payment options.
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Santa Maria: 805-346-7550
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Santa Barbara: 805-568-3959
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ALERT: ODYSSEY CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM - INTERMITTENT OUTAGE FEBRUARY 1, 2017 7:00PM TO 7:30PM
Users may experience intermittent outage of the online case access Portal during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
ONLINE JURY REPORTING will be unavailable due to planned maintenance
Thursday 11/10/16 5pm to Friday 11/11/16 10am.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Order March 9, 2017:
Announcement March 8, 2017:
Notice February 16, 2017:
The Superior Court joins in a letter to Governor Brown appealing for increased funding.
Notice January 30, 2017:
Notice January 3, 2017:
Recruitment December 12, 2016:
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Notice September 23, 2016:
Notice September 22, 2016:
Notice September 7, 2016:
The Superior Court intends to adopt the following form for optional use in criminal cases:
Notice March 16, 2016:
Proposed changes to Local Rules of Court posted. Please see:
Notice January 5, 2016:
Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Commission now accepting applications for CommissionerFollow @SBSuperiorCrt
Superior Court Email services have been restored.
Thank you for your patience and understanding while we addressed this matter.
A non-prevailing party in a case may ask a higher court to review the decision in their case and determine if the decision was correct.
A civil matter involves a lawsuit in which one party sues another to recover money, real property or personal property, to enforce a contract or an obligation, to co/llect damages for injury or to protect some civil right.
Criminal cases range from relatively minor offenses such as traffic infractions to serious ones such as robbery and murder.
Superior Court has programs that provide limited services in family law: Family Custody Services and Family Law Facilitator
In California, as in all states, there is a separate court system for persons under the age of 18, who are known as minors or juveniles. The juvenile courts have the ability to intervene in three different types of circumstances: Delinquency, Status Offenders, Dependent Children.
Small Claims is a court where you can exercise your rights to resolve a dispute that do not exceed $10,000 and are resolved quickly and inexpensively with relatively simple and informal rules.
The right to trial by a jury is the privilege of every person in the United States. This right is guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. Jurors are essential to the administration of justice.
Locations & Contact Information
|Santa Barbara||CIVIL: (805) 882-4520
CRIMINAL/TRAFFIC: (805) 568-3959
|Santa Maria||CIVIL: (805) 614-6414
CRIMINAL/TRAFFIC: (805) 346-7550
|Lompoc||CIVIL: (805) 737-5452
CRIMINAL/TRAFFIC: (805) 737-7789
The mission of our Court is to protect constitutional rights and liberties, apply the law equally, resolve disputes, and reconcile relationships in a fair and timely manner.