JJDPC Commissioner Application
January 5, 2016:
Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Commision now accepting applications for Commissioner
Governor Appoints Raimundo Montes de Oca to Superior Court Bench
November 17, 2015:
Presiding Judge James Herman is happy to announce the governor's appointment of Raimundo Montes de Oca as the newest edition to the superior court bench.
Proposed Budget FY 2015-2016
September 14, 2015:
September 14, 2015:
On June 24, 2015, the Governor signed into law a one-time amnesty program for unpaid traffic and non-traffic infraction tickets. For additional information, please click on the following links:
eFile Overview For Legal Professionals
August 1, 2015:
Proposed changes to Local Court Rules and Forms
July 15, 2015:
Proposed changes to Local Rules of Court posted. Please see:
Request for Bid
Request for Bid: Alternative Dispute Resolution Training
Deadline: 5pm PST 7/15/15
Grand Jury Volunteers needed
You may also pay Traffic Citation & Criminal Fine Payments by phone:
Santa Barbara-(805) 568-3959
Santa Maria-(805) 346-7550
Noontime Civil Clerk's Office Closure
NEW CHIEF PROBATION OFFICER SELECTED
1-8-2015 - The County Presiding Judge, James E. Herman, and Juvenile Presiding Judge, Arthur A. Garcia, would like to announce the selection of Guadalupe “Lupe” Rabago as the next Chief Probation Officer.. Please view the press release here.
GOVERNOR BROWN APPOINTS MICHAEL CARROZZO TO SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT
SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Michael Carrozzo to a judgeship in the Santa Barbara County Superior Court.
Carrozzo, 48, of Santa Barbara, has served as a deputy district attorney at the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office since 2007. Carrozzo served as a special assistant U.S. Attorney at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Central District of California from 2005 to 2007 and as U.S. Army Captain, Judge Advocate at Fort Irwin from 2004 to 2007. He was a senior attorney at the Law Offices of Michael Gurfinkel from 1997 to 2004, an attorney at the Law Offices of Steven Karp from 1995 to 1997 and an attorney in private practice from 1992 to 1995. Carrozzo earned a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge George C. Eskin. Carrozzo is a Republican.
The compensation for this position is $181, 292.
In 2011, the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara and the Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County were jointly selected to implement one of seven pilot projects (from a field of 22 applicants) in the State of California under the Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Act. Under this grant, the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara is now providing new and innovative services to the public in the form of a housing settlement master, a probate facilitator, as well as bilingual judicial assistants to aid both positions.
New Court Executive Officer Darrel E. Parker appointed
- Superior Court Executive Officer Gary M. Blair to Retire. Press Release can be found here.
- Appointment of Presiding Judges, Chief Deputy Executive Officer. Press Release can be found here.
2013 Civil Grand Jury
The Santa Maria Mediation and Family Law Facilitator Offices Have Moved
- The Santa Maria Mediation and Family Law Facilitator Offices have MOVED to the new building on the main Santa Maria Court campus. They are located on the SECOND FLOOR of the new building. For assistance, call the Family Mediation Office at (805) 614-6429. Campus Map here.
October 26, 2012: NOTICE
September 11, 2012: PRESS RELEASE
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Santa Barbara, CA 93121-1107
118 E. Figueroa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
312-C East Cook Street
Santa Maria, CA 93456-5369
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Santa Maria, CA 93456-5165
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Lompoc, CA 93436-6967
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