Richmond Superior Court

100 – 37th Street
Richmond, CA 94805
Civil / Small Claims / Traffic / Criminal
(925) 608-1000

Business Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Monday through Friday
(excluding court holidays)

Filing Clerk windows open to the public at 8:00 AM and close at 4:00 PM.

Court phones are answered 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM. After 3:00 PM a voice mail system will respond to your call.
(925) 608-1000

Background Information

The Superior Court building in Richmond is located at 100 – 37th Street in Richmond. The entrance used, however, is around the corner – off Bissell Ave. This court serves the communities of Crockett, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Hercules, Kensington, North Richmond, Pinole, Point Richmond, Port Costa, Richmond, Rodeo, Rollingwood, San Pablo, and Tilden Park North.


There is only one entrance to the courthouse and this is accessible for people with disabilities. As in most court buildings, anyone entering the building must go through a security check.

Matters heard at the George D. Carroll Courthouse

In this court you can file small claims, criminal, traffic, and landlord/tenant cases. This office files a limited number of Domestic Violence Restraining order cases at 8:00 AM on Monday and Friday mornings only. Clerks accept payment of filing fees, traffic fines and fees, and sell court forms. People with limited jurisdiction civil cases may drop off their forms to be filed in Richmond, as long as their next hearing or filing deadline is at least 3 court days later. If you have less time than that, you must file your civil forms in Martinez at 725 Court Street, Room 103.

Domestic Violence Clinic

Richmond Superior Court holds Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinics in Room 202, Wednesdays at 9:00 AM

Law Library

The Law Library is open from 8:00 AM to 12:00 and from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday to the public and to members of the bar and the judiciary. It offers free access and use of legal resources, including computer terminals with high-speed Internet access. Coin-operated photocopiers are available.