Welfare and Institutions Code Section 781 permits persons who acquired records as juveniles to petition the Juvenile court to have those records sealed.
Information and documents needed to initiate the record sealing process are available through the Sonoma County Juvenile Probation Department at (707) 565-6229.
Standing Orders may be downloaded in pdf format:
- Standing Order Number 2004(1) (issued 08-16-04)
- Standing Order Number 2004(2) (issued 12-16-04) Release and Sharing of Education Related Records of Juvenile Court Wards and Dependents - Filesize: 12k
Juvenile Justice Court
The cases heard in the Juvenile Justice Court involve youth who have committed law violations.
The Juvenile Justice Division of the Court is located at the following address:
7425 Rancho Los Guilicos Road Dept. C
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
Phone Hours:Mon - Fri 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Juvenile Justice calendars are heard Monday through Friday at 8:30 a.m. and at other times as designated.
The location and times of transfer-in hearings are:
• In-Custody: Monday thru Friday at 8:30 a.m., Courtroom 24
• Out-of-Custody: Monday thru Friday at 8:30 a.m., Courtroom 24
To Clear a Warrant:
To clear a warrant, you must come to the Juvenile Court Monday through Friday by 8:30 AM. Check in at the reception desk by 8:30 AM. Your case will be heard by the judge the same morning.
» Juvenile Justice Court Driving Directions
Additional information involving Juvenile Justice Proceedings can be accessed at the Judicial Council Self Help Center Website.
Juvenile Dependency Court
The Juvenile Dependency Court handles cases in which allegations of abuse or neglect have been made. The child’s safety and protection may require intervention through the Juvenile Court. Dependency matters are strictly confidential. Court hearings are closed except to the parties involved in the proceedings.
The Juvenile Dependency Division is located at the following address:
Sonoma County Hall of Justice
600 Administration Drive Room 249J
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Dependency calendars are heard Monday through Friday at 8:30 a.m. in Courtroom 5, and at other times designated.
The Juvenile Dependency Court is located at 600 Administration Drive, Santa Rosa, CA. The location and times of transfer hearings are:
• In-Custody and Out-of-Custody: Thursdays at 2:30 p.m., Courtroom 5 on the 2nd Floor
Juvenile Dependency Division Information
Additional information involving Juvenile Dependency Proceedings can be accessed at the Judicial Council Self Help Center Website at: http://www.courts.ca.gov/3062.htm
The juvenile traffic calendar, and business associated with Juvenile traffic violationsclick here.