Welcome to our Court
Hon. John A. Behnke,
Christopher D. Ruhl,
Court Executive Officer
Mendocino County Courthouse
Ten Mile Branch
Point Arena VFW Hall
Hearings on third Thursday three times a year. No
other court services available in Point Arena.
|The operating hours for all clerks' offices are 8:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Telephone hours 8:30 am to 1:00pm|
PUBLIC NOTICES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
On July 25, 2016, the Traffic Violator School Fee became $74. To attend Traffic Violator School, if eligible, the Court must receive your bail plus the current $74 fee, even though your courtesy notice may state a different amount.
Posted Nov 22, 2016
Judge Richard Henderson Announces Retirement
Judge Richard Henderson announced that he will be retiring effective December 31 from the Superior Court after three terms of service.Posted Aug 17, 2016
New Courthouse Projects on Hold
The second half of site acquisition for the new Ukiah Courthouse will proceed, then the project will be placed on hold until stable funding is restored for the statewide courthouse construction program.Updated June 26, 2015
Traffic Tickets Amnesty Program
A one-time amnesty program for unpaid traffic and non-traffic tickets started on October 1, 2015.
Family Law Facilitator/SHLA Center Walk-In Clinics in Fort Bragg
In addition to assistance Monday through Thursday 9:30-11:30am in the Ukiah Courthouse, clinics are held twice monthly at the Ten Mile Branch...no appointment necessary. The clinics are generally held on Fridays 9:30-noon and 1:30-3:30pm. The next clinics are scheduled for December 9 and December 23.
Clean Slate and Guardianship Projects
The Superior Court and Legal Services of Northern California, Ukiah Office, partner together to provide free assistance and access to legal information to self-represented persons seeking to clean up their criminal records or establishing a probate guardianship over a child.
New Ukiah Courthouse
Senate Bill 1407 is funding a new courthouse to replace the aged and overcrowded Ukiah Courthouse.
|Main Line (Ukiah)||(707) 468-2000|
|Ten Mile Branch:||(707) 964-3192|
|Fort Bragg||(707) 961-6288|
|Family Law Facilitator|
|Self Help Center|
|Family Court Services|
|Court Clerk's Offices|
|Family Law:||(707) 468-2001|
|Small Claims:||(707) 468-2002|
|Executive Office:||(707) 463-4664|
|Human Resources:||(707) 463-4285|