Small Claims Court

Small Claims Court is a special court where you can resolve disputes quickly and inexpensively. The rules are simple. The hearing is informal. You are not allowed to have a lawyer represent you.
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Night Court
Individuals in the South County with small claims cases may attend night court in Oakland at the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse. (Fremont will continue to hold night court for traffic cases.)


Small Claims Court Location

Hayward Hall of Justice, 24405 Amador Street, Hayward, CA 94544
Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse, 661 Washington Street, Oakland, CA 94607

Filing Locations

Small claims pleadings and documents may be filed at the following locations:
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