December 3, 2020

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November 30, 2020

EFFECTIVE December 1, 2020, public access to...

November 12, 2020

Click here to access court records in Civil cases...

September 29, 2020

Effective October 1, 2020


July 14, 2020

Links to emergency orders

Statewide Orders

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Live Stream Hearings are now available. Click here to view them.

Now Available: Remote Telephonic Appearance Registration (VCourt)


On June 22, 2020, the Court adopted Emergency Rule ER-1.02, which requires all persons entering a court facility to wear a face covering.  The rule applies to all courthouses in the county and is effective immediately.   Anyone who is unable to wear a mask can request an accommodation by submitting a Request for Accommodation form (MC-410) to the Court’s ADA Coordinator.  More information about the ADA procedure is located at  Emergency Rule 1.02 is set forth here: Click Here to read


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PUBLIC NOTICES: Updated Change in Services Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Click here to view: Public Notice Effective June 1st 2020

Click here to view: Public Notice Effective May 18th 2020

You can use the following email addresses to reach specific units if you have an urgent matter.
Family Law:

Drop boxes are located in the follow areas:
Criminal - 800 11th Street
Family Law – 1100 I Street
Civil – 801 10th Street, 4th Floor
Traffic – 2260 Floyd Ave

Las Oficinas del Secretario de la Corte Superior del Condado de Stanislaus estan CERRADAS hasta nuevo aviso. 

If your hearing was rescheduled due to the Covid-19 closure, click here to locate your new hearing date.


Traffic Court Trials and Trials by Written Declaration will resume on their scheduled trial dates, effective July 23, 2020, in Department 20.

Traffic Court Arraignments will resume on August 3, 2020 by appointment only. 

New:  Cases may be resolved with a fine reduction without requiring a court appearance.

For more information, and/or to schedule your appointment, please click on this link:

The Traffic Court Clerk's office will reopen on August 3, 2020, as follows:

      Monday through Friday, with office hours of 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
      Phone hours will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Due to COVID-19, the number of persons entering the court facility must be limited in order to meet social distancing requirements per public health guidelines. The Court's public notice regarding social distancing requirements of June 1, 2020 will apply as to access requirements and social distancing capacity, as outlined in the Public Notice, as follows:

You can find out more information about your case by visiting the following link


Click here to access the Stanislaus County Superior Court's E-filing information page.


Online Mediation Orientation

Click Here to access the Online Mediation Orientation in English
Click Here to access the Online Mediation Orientation in Spanish
Click Here for Online Supervised Visitation Orientation 


Locations & Contact Information

Superior Court of California, County of Stanislaus

800 11th Street, Modesto, CA 95354
(209) 530-3100

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High Profile Case Information Available Online

If you have interest in a specific court date because you are monitoring the case and/or plan to attend court, please check the High Profile Cases Page to ensure that the date and time is still accurate.


Our Mission

It is the mission and vision of Stanislaus County Superior Court to provide equal access to justice; serving the needs of our community and organization with integrity, quality, and fairness.