Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Welcome to our Court

Hon. John A. Behnke,
Presiding Judge

Kim Turner,
Court Executive Officer


LOCATIONS   Map of Location

Mendocino County Courthouse
Corner of State & Perkins Streets
100 North State Street
Ukiah, CA 95482

Ten Mile Branch
700 South Franklin Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437

Point Arena VFW Hall
24000 South Highway One
Point Arena, CA 95468

Hearings on third Thursday three times a year.  No other court services are 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


Posted Aug 17, 2017
Proposed Changes to Local Rules of Court

The Court has proposed changes to its Local Rules of Court. Approved changes go into effect on January 1, 2018.

Proposed Changes

The public and legal community is invited to submit comments regarding the changes, either in letter form mailed to the Ukiah location, or by e-mail at PLR@mendocino.courts.ca.gov. The deadline for comments is October 16, 2017 at 4:00pm.

Posted Aug 17, 2017
Self Help Clinics in Fort Bragg

On the fourth Friday of each month, the Self Help Center will hold a clinic at the court in Fort Bragg from 9:30am to 3:30pm. The next clinics are scheduled for Friday, September 1 and Friday, September 29.

Posted July 3, 2017
Expanded Hours for the Self Help Center

The Self Help Legal Access Center is open Monday through Thursday from 9:30am to 1:00pm and 1:30pm to 4:00pm.

Posted Dec 13, 2016
Grand Jury Scam Reported in Mendocino County

We have recently received calls from citizens reporting that they have received calls telling them they failed to report for Grand Jury service, and are being told to pay a $900 fine to avoid arrest. This is a scam – if you are contacted please report it to law enforcement. and June


Contact Information

Main Line (Ukiah) (707) 468-2000
Ten Mile Branch: (707) 964-3192
Jury Services:
Ukiah (707) 463-4663
Fort Bragg (707) 961-6288
Self Help Center
9:30-1:00 pm and
1:30-4:00 pm with
Spanish interpreter is available on Wednesdays
(707) 468-2020
Family Court Services
Phone: (707) 463-4484
Drug Court
Phone: (707) 468-2055
Court Clerk's Offices
Office Hours: 8:30am-3:00pm
Phone Hours: 8:30am-1:00pm
Civil: (707) 468-2003
Criminal: (707) 463-4661
Family Law: (707) 468-2001
Juvenile: (707) 468-2006
Probate: (707) 468-2005
Small Claims: (707) 468-2002
Traffic: (707) 463-4660
Court Administration
Executive Office: (707) 463-4664
Human Resources: (707) 463-4285
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