January 21, 2021
Small Claims Advisor

NOTICE: All small claims mediations occur remotely on Zoom.
Please click here for information on your remote small claims mediation session.

NOTICE: For public health reasons, the Wednesdays Small Claims Advisor appointments will occur by telephone. Each customer is limited to one 10-minute slot. Please do not sign-up for multiple slots on the same day; only one request per session will be honored. Please sign up at calendly.com/allencapeloto. Appointments will become available each Tuesday morning.

Please visit us when our in-person appointments resume, if you wish to have the assistance of one of our translators.

The Small Claims Advisor provides resources and answers to specific questions which the participant is unable to find through other sources. You may wish to consult this website and the information recorded on the Small Claims telephone system (650) 261-5100 option 6 before speaking with the Small Claims Advisor. Consulting any of these sources may answer all of your questions.

Please write down any questions before speaking with the Small Claims Advisor.
Dates: Wednesday afternoons from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The signup sheet for the small claims advisor is posted first thing in the morning and is located in front of the conference room door. Sign-ups are limited to the first 12 people to arrive.
Location: Hall of Justice and Records
400 County Center
2nd Floor Conference Room located near the Jury Commissioner's Office

Metered parking available nearby. [Directions]
Services Provided:
  • 10 minute consultation with advisor, limited to first 12 people to arrive
  • Provide written materials and resources
  • Explore alternatives to small claims court
Advisor: Attorney Allen Capeloto
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