Civil cases involve a dispute between two or more parties over an injury, their rights, or their obligations. The Court's Civil Division handles non-criminal cases other than family, juvenile, and probate.
Alameda County Court
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If the Court has assigned your case to a Civil Direct Calendar Department, then you can get information about the department by visiting the eCourt Public Portal.
If the court has not assigned your case to a Civil Direct Calendar Department, then your case will be managed in Department 511 at the Hayward Hall of Justice.
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Alameda County Superior Court believes ADR can be helpful for every case. The Court encourages parties to use ADR to resolve their disputes.
Overview, types of ADR, when to use ADR, ADR resources, and more on the Alameda County ADR page.
Civil Court Information
The Judicial Council's website has extensive information on different types of civil cases.