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Scam Alert: The Superior Court of Santa Cruz has been notified that an individual posing as a deputy/court security is calling court customers stating that they owe money for failing to appear. If you receive a call of this nature, please contact the court directly at 831-420-2200 to receive accurate information.

Online Services

The Superior Court of California County of Santa Cruz offers online resources to assist citizens with their traffic citations, jury duty, research & filing and more.

  • Internet Case Inquiry System

    Case and calendar information relating to: Criminal, Traffic, Civil, Family Law, Probate, Small Claims. Portal Documentation

  • Interactive Jury Services

    Check your jury duty status, request to postpone service

  • Receive Text Court Reminders

    This service provides text message reminders for hearing dates and payment due dates. Text case number to 831-208-5170.

  • Remote Appearance

    Remote appearance information and instructions for virtual courtroom connections.

Additional Services

  • Tentative Rulings

    Prior to the scheduled hearing of a Law and Motion, Complex Civil Litigation or a Discovery matter, the Court may issue a tentative ruling, in the discretion of the judge.

  • California Courts Online Self-Help Center

    The Online Self-Help Center of the California Courts provides information on a wide range of legal matters.

  • Request a Fine Reduction

    Access the California Courts Website to request a fine reduction for your traffic ticket in cases of financial need. (Available beginning February 18th, 2022)