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General Information

Welcome to the Sonoma Superior Court General Info section. Here you will find contact information, career opportunities, ADA information and more.

  • ADA

    In accordance with California Rule of Court 1.100, it is the policy of the Superior Court of California, County of Sonoma to assure that qualified individuals with disabilities have equal and full access to the Judicial system.

  • Community Outreach

    The Superior Court of California, County of Sonoma provides programs to serve the Community. DUI Court in Schools is a collaborative outreach project that brings a real DUI sentencing hearing to schools.

  • COVID-19 Information

    COVID-19-related related notices and updates.

  • Judicial Administration

    We are committed to providing knowledgeable, courteous, timely, efficient and economical administration of court services for the purpose of resolving disputes and dispensing fair and equal justice to the community.

  • Careers - Human Resources

    The Superior Court of Sonoma County operations are conducted at three locations: the Main Courthouse, the Civil and Family Law Courthouse and the Juvenile Justice Center. Many opportunities are available.

  • Court Holidays

    2022 judicial holidays.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Common answers to common questions. Frequently asked questions regarding General Information about the Court and Court Services provided.

  • Grand Jury

    Sonoma County Civil Grand Jury information.

  • Interpreter Information

    Court appointed Spanish interpreter services are available daily for Criminal, Traffic, Juvenile, and some Family Law matters.

  • Judicial Administrative Records

    The Court will make identifiable judicial administrative records available upon request, unless the records are exempt from disclosure under rule 10.500.

  • Judicial Assignments

    Sonoma Superior Court provides trial jurisdiction over all felony, misdemeanor and traffic cases and all general civil cases.

  • Jury Service

    "I consider trial by jury as the only anchor ever yet imagined by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution." Thomas Jefferson

  • Local Rules

    Pursuant to Government Code §70200, the Superior Court for the County of Sonoma is divided into a criminal division, a family law division, and a civil division which are governed by the Local Rules.

  • Locations & Contact Info

    • Hall of Justice
    • Civil and Family Law Courthouse
    • Empire College Annex
    • Juvenile Justice Center

  • Media

    Any media agency submitting a request to film or photograph inside the courtroom must follow the Policy and Procedures outlined in Sonoma County Local Rule 21 and California Rule of Court 1.150.

  • News & Events

    Court updates, news releases, notices, and public announcements.

  • Temporary Judge Program

    Effective January 1, 2007, California Rules of Court, Rule 2.810 established new and more rigorous training and qualification requirements for attorneys wishing to serve as temporary judges.

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