Stanislaus County Superior Court has one location for small claims cases to be heard within the County.
Small Claims Clerk’s Office
Paperwork for small claims court cases are filed with the civil clerk for Stanislaus County which is located at:City Towers Building 801 – 10th Street, 4th Floor Modesto, CA 95354
Office hours are 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M., Monday through Friday (excluding court holidays).
Modesto Small Claims Court
Stanislaus County Superior Court small claims cases are heard in Modesto at the Modesto City Towers courthouse which is located at:801 10th Street Modesto, CA 95354
The telephone number for this location is (209) 530-3100.
Small Claims Trials
Trials for small claims cases in Stanislaus County happen in Department 11 at 800 11th Street, Modesto, CA. The court asks all parties to bring witnesses, receipts, books, and any other paper documentation to support their case.
Mediation for Stanislaus County Small Claims Cases
Stanislaus County Superior Court offers free mediation services for small claims litigants. There is no cost to residents or businesses in Stanislaus County. The mediation service can be reached at (209) 236-1577.
Stanislaus County offers assistance with small claims paperwork. Their self-help center is located at:Superior Court of Stanislaus County 800 – 11th Street, Room 220 Modesto, California
The hours for the center are 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M., Monday through Thursday. On Fridays, the center is only open from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
The telephone number for the small claims advisor is (866) 404-3288.