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Courthouses in San Jose, CA

Below are the information on the local, state, and federal courthouses in San Jose, California.

SUPERIOR COURTHOUSES IN SAN JOSE

Superior courts are the trial courts of the California state court system. They hear both civil and criminal cases.

Downtown Superior Courthouse

The Downtown Superior Courthouse hears civil, probate, and small claims cases. Civil cases include cases about contracts, damage to property, or someone getting hurt. Probate cases are cases where an individual is taking care of their personal affairs, such as wills, adoption, or guardianship. Small claims cases are civil cases worth $5,000 or less where the parties represent themselves.

Location: 191 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95113

Business Hours:    8:30 am – 3:00 pm Monday to Thursday

8:30 am – 12:00 pm Friday

Main Phone Number: (408) 882-2100

Family Justice Center Courthouse

The Family Justice Courthouse hears family law, juvenile dependency, and drug court cases. It is also home to the Self Help Center. Family law cases include divorce, child support, and child custody cases. Juvenile dependency cases include child neglect and child abuse.

Location: 201 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95113

Business Hours:    8:30 am – 3:00 pm Monday to Thursday

8:30 am – 12:00 pm Friday

Main Phone Number: (408) 792-4200

Hall of Justice Courthouse

The Hall of Justice Courthouse hears criminal, juvenile dependency, and drug treatment cases.

Location: 190-200 West Hedding Street, San Jose, CA 95110

Business Hours:  8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Main phone number: (408) 808-6600

Juvenile Justice Courthouse

The Juvenile Justice Courthouse hears juvenile criminal cases.

Location: 840 Guadalupe Parkway, San Jose, CA 95110

Business Hours: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Main Phone Number: (408) 808-6200

Old Courthouse

The Old Courthouse hears civil and criminal cases.

Location: 161 North First Street San Jose, CA 95113

Business Hours:    8:30 am – 3:00 pm Monday to Thursday

      8:30 am – 12:00 pm Friday

Main Phone Number: 408-882-2100

CALIFORNIA APPELLATE COURTHOUSE 

The California Courts of Appeal are the intermediate courts in California state court system. When an individual is not satisfied with the Trial Court's ruling, they can ask an Appellate Court to review the decision. There are six appellate districts in California.

Sixth District Court of Appeal

The Sixth District Court of Appeal decides appeals from final judgments and rulings of the superior courts from the counties of San Clara, San Benito, Santa Cruz, and Monterey. It rules on criminal and civil appeals.

Location: 333 West Santa Clara Street, Suite 1060, San Jose, CA 95113

Business Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Main Phone Number: (408) 277-1004

FEDERAL COURTHOUSE IN SAN JOSE

United States District Court for the Northern District of California

United States district courts are the trial courts of the U.S. federal court system. The Robert F. Peckham Federal Building is the Northern District of California courthouse located in San Jose. The courthouse hears both civil and criminal federal cases. The court specializes in patent law and intellectual property cases.

Location: 280 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95113

Business Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Main Phone Number: (408) 535-5363

YOUR SAN JOSE FAMILY LAW FIRM

The Moreno Family Law Firm helps the residents of San Jose, California navigate divorce, custody, and other family law matters. To see what the Moreno Family Law Firm can do for you, call our office at 408-266-9011 for a consultation.

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