November 28, 2020

WELCOME from

Presiding Judge: Hon. Jonathan E. Karesh
Assistant Presiding Judge: Hon. Leland Davis, III
Court Executive Officer: Neal I. Taniguchi

Presiding Judge's Letter to the Community »
Posted October 3, 2019

Mandatory E-Filing in Criminal, Civil and Small Claims.
San Mateo Superior Court Requires that all attorneys Electronically File into Civil, Complex Civil and Small Claims Cases. In Criminal cases, all attorneys, all Justice Partners including law enforcement agencies and bail bond companies must Electronically File all subsequent documents after the initial complaint beginning June 1, 2020.
Protocols for Remote Appearances
Request for the Credentials to Appear Remotely for a Court Hearing
Public Access Policy
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Juvenile

The Juvenile Division handles these types of cases involving minors:

  • Delinquency
  • Dependency
  • Adoptions
  • Emancipation

Traffic

New: Traffic case payments are now accepted at the Criminal Clerk's Office on the 4th Floor, 400 County Center, Hall of Justice, Redwood City too. Please note: No additional services are available for traffic cases at the Redwood City location.

How to Take Care of Your Traffic Ticket
Traffic School
Photo Red Light Camera Violations
Parking Tickets
Hearing Schedules / Court Appearances
FAQs
Definition of Terms

Community Outreach

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Reaching out to the citizens of San Mateo County

MORE on Community Outreach »


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Our Mission

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The mission of the Court is to:

  • apply the law fairly to protect individual freedom, and
  • promote the welfare of the people.
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