Richmond Superior Court - George D. Carroll Courthouse

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100 – 37th Street, Richmond, CA 94805

Civil / Small Claims / Traffic / Criminal
(925) 646-4099

For directions and a map to the court, click here.

Court Houses open to the public at 8:00 AM and close at 5:00 PM. Monday through Friday except on court holidays. (Security will not allow early or late entry.)

Filing Clerk windows open to the public at 8:00 AM and close at 3:00 PM.

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Building Exterior

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.

  Richmond exterior


Richmond entrance  


There is only one entrance to the courthouse and this is accessible for people with disabilities.  Anyone entering the building must go through a security check.



A coffee cart in the main lobby (operated between 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM). It sells a variety of beverages and snacks.

  Richmond lobby



Richmond court clerks




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.



There are seven courtrooms in Richmond. Cases heard here include criminal, small claims, and traffic proceedings. Some domestic violence, juvenile and landlord/tenant matters may also be heard.

  Richmond courtroom


Richmond jury assembly room  

Jury Assembly Room

The Jury Assembly Room hosts members of the public called to be potential jurors. It has wireless Internet access for people who bring their own laptop computers.


Domestic Violence Clinic

Richmond Superior Court holds Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinics in Room 185, Wednesdays at 9:00 AM

For more information, please call:
(510) 965-4048

  Richmond Domestic Violence Clinic



Family Law Facilitator's Office

The Richmond Court has an office for a Family Law Facilitator in Room 201.  They are open Monday, Thursday, and Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (closed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Staff does not answer the phone, but you can get information about the services provided by the office by calling (925) 957-7887.


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.

  Richmond Law Library