Info By Division

Visit the Traffic Division Page

The traffic division has jurisdiction over Vehicle Code violations, some local municipal ordinances, infractions, and minor misdemeanors.

Instead of waiting in line, pay your traffic ticket online.

Visit the Criminal Division Page

The Criminal Division has jurisdiction over felonies, misdemeanors, infractions, and fish and game or animal control violations.

Visit the Civil Division Page

The Civil division handles civil, probate, adoption, & juvenile dependency matters.

Visit the Family Law Division Page

The Family Law division hears matters involving family-related issues and domestic relations.

Visit the Los Banos Division Page

The Los Banos Division hears traffic, criminal, civil and small claims matters.

Visit the Jury Services Division Page

The Jury Division is responsible for summoning prospective jurors for both civil and criminal cases where the parties have elected to have a jury of their peers decide the case.

Court News & Notices

We will be performing network maintenance Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 10:00pm - 11:30pm PST. The eFileCA site will be unavailable for up to 10 minutes during the first half of the maintenance window.

Please be advised that there will be no Traffic case walk-ins at the Los Banos courthouse location on 12-26-17 or 12-28-17.

New Merced Superior Court Judge to be sworn in December 1, 2017

Judicial Profile: Donald J. Proietti, Presiding Judge


Los Banos Courthouse featured on ABC30 News

Press Release - Online Interactive Security Training

The Los Banos Superior Court has relocated to the new address:
1159 "G" St. Los Banos, CA 93635.

Please be advised that a Small Claims Advisor is temporarily not available in Los Banos on Tuesdays or in Merced on Wednesdays. Note: The Self Help Center is located on the first floor of the Merced Courthouse. Please see the Self Help Center for more information.

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Official Courthouse Steps
627 W. 21st St.
Merced, CA
12:20 pm & 3:00 pm, Daily

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Welcome to our website

About Our Court:

Mission Statement
Our mission is to promote public trust and confidence in the judicial system by ensuring equal access to prompt, impartial justice and serving the community with integrity and respect.

Presiding Judge
Judge Donald J. Proietti

Assistant Presiding Judge
Judge Mark Bacciarini

Court Executive Officer
Linda Romero Soles

Merced County is located in the Central Valley of California, north of Fresno and southeast of San Jose. It is 1,978 square miles in size and has a population of over 255,793 people.

Locations & Contact Information

Main Merced Courthouse
2260 N Street
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 725-4100

Juvenile Division
2840 W. Sandy Mush Road
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 725-4119

Los Banos Division
The Robert M. Falasco Justice Center
1159 "G" Street
Los Banos, CA 93635
(209) 725-4124


Phone Numbers

Main Line (209) 725-4100
Collections (209) 725-4220
Civil Division (209) 725-4111
Criminal (209) 725-4113
Jury Office (209) 725-4121
Traffic - Merced (209) 725-4107
Traffic - Los Banos (209) 725-4124


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Public Notice

The Merced and Los Banos clerks offices will be closed early on Friday, 12-15-17 for staff training. The Merced and Juvenile Clerk’s Offices will be closed at 11:00am, while the Los Banos courthouse will be closed at 10:00am. Court documents may be deposited in the court drop-boxes located in Merced at 627 West 21st Street, 2260 “N” Street, 720 West 20th Street. There is also a drop box located at the Los Banos courthouse near the parking lot. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, 12-18-17.

Thank you, we apologize for any inconvenience.

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