NOTICE – UNDER CONSTRUCTION
Monterey County Superior Court is currently implementing a new case processing system. As we are getting accustomed to this new technology, it may cause some unintended delays at the window or in court and unavailability of some on-line services. The Court apologizes in advance for any inconvenience this may case.
Thank you for your support and consideration.
To learn more about the new case processing system, see the information provided below in “Monterey County Superior Court Launches a New Modern Case Management System.”
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MONTEREY COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT LAUNCHES NEW MODERN CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Monterey County Superior Court is pleased to announce the launch of a new case management system, called Odyssey. This modern case management system will be implemented in civil, probate, family law, child support, small claims, mental health, and juvenile case types commencing Tuesday, October 13, 2015.
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Statewide Traffic Tickets / Infractions Amnesty Program
Traffic Amnesty begins October 1st.
A new amnesty program in California will discount traffic and non-traffic infractions that were due on or before Jan 1, 2013, and will help those seeking driver's license reinstatements. The public may begin contacting their courts about qualifying when the program begins on Oct 1, 2015.
PUBLIC NOTICE: REDUCED PHONE HOURS IN THE MONTEREY CIVIL, FAMILY LAW, CHILD SUPPORT, SELF-HELP CENTER, AND PROBATE DIVISION
Telephone service hours are temporarily reduced to 8:30 am to 12:00 pm Monday through Friday in the Court’s Monterey Division (Family Law, Child Support, Self-Help Center, Civil and Probate). This temporary measure will facilitate the Court’s implementation of a new case management system projected to launch in the Fall of 2015 while simultaneously ensuring an ongoing focus on case processing timelines. The Court appreciates your understanding during this temporary reduction in phone service hours.
LAUNCH OF THE VIRTUAL SELF-HELP LAW CENTER ANNOUNCED
The Monterey County Superior Court is pleased to announce the launch of the Virtual Self-Help Law Center
(SHLC) on the Court's public website, which is available in both English and Spanish. The website is a
user friendly tool aimed at effectively guiding self-represented litigants through the legal process in
Family Law, Domestic Violence, Eviction, Small Claims and Traffic Court cases. The SHLC uses short
educational videos, fillable forms, instructions, and links to other resources to assist users in
navigating the legal system on their own.
The SHLC is available on the Court's website in English and Spanish at:
Click here for the informational flyer
Click here for the press release
Historical Records covering years of 1850 – 1960 available at the Monterey County Historical Society
The Monterey County Historical Society has agreed to archive, preserve and maintain historical records
covering the years of 1850 – 1960 for the Monterey County Superior Court. This Agreement provides that the
Monterey County Historical Society will store these records in a facility that meets the standards and
requirements of applicable governing statues, rules of court and regulations.
Non-confidential historical records covering the years of 1850 – 1960 are available to all members of the
public during normal business hours at the Monterey County Historical Society. Duplication of records are
permitted at cost. For business hours and more information, please visit the
Monterey County Historical Society’s website
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list of records stored at the MCHS
The Monterey County Historical Society contact information:
Monterey County Historical Society
333 Boronda Road
Salinas, CA 93907
Important Information on Jury Scams
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information on jury scams