Monterey County Superior Court divides their civil case load across four different locations. Questions regarding your small claims court cases in Monterey County should be directed to the small claims clerk’s division which can be reached at (831) 647-5800.
The Salinas Courthouse is located at:240 Church St. Salinas, CA 93901
The telephone number for the Salinas Courthouse is (831) 775-5400. Departments 1-11 are located here.
The Salinas Annex is located at:118 W. Gabilan Street Salinas, CA 93901
The telephone number for the Annex is (831) 775-5400. Department A is located at this facility.
The Monterey Courthouse is located at:1200 Aguajito Road Monterey, CA 93940
The telephone number for this location is (831) 647-5800. Departments 13-17 are located here. This branch handles civil cases, family law, family support, and probate matters.
King City Courthouse
The King City Courthouse facility is located at:250 Franciscan Way King City, CA 93930
The telephone number for this facility is (831) 386-5200. Departments 18-19 are located at this facility. This branch handles limited small claims court cases along with criminal, traffic, and some unlawful detainer cases.
The Marina Courthouse branch is located at:3180 Del Monte Blvd. Marina, CA 93933
The telephone number for this location is (831) 883-5300. Departments 20-21 are located here. This branch handles small claims court cases in addition to traffic, child support, and juvenile cases.
Monterey County Small Claims Advisor
Small Claims advisor service are provided by the Monterey College of Law on an appointment basis. Interested small claims litigants should contact (831) 582-5235 between 9:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. to make an appointment.