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.


2015-17 Statewide Amnesty Program
50% or 80% Discount on Old Unpaid Vehicle Code and
Non-Vehicle Code Infractions, Driver's License Reinstatement     More info »

Court News & Notices

The eFiling team will be performing general system maintenance Saturday, May 28th 12am - 2am. The system could be periodically unavailable while this maintenance activity is being performed.

Please be advised that a planned outage has been scheduled for Odyssey eFileCA on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 (starting at 7:00pm PST for approximately 2 hours) at this link.

Please contact File and Serve Support at or 1-800-297-5377 for assistance.

Please be advised that the Small Claims Advisor will not be available in Los Banos on 5-31-16, 6-7-16 and 6-14-16 or in Merced on 6-1-16, 6-8-16 and 6-15-16. Please see the Self Help Center for more information.

New Local Forms for Proposition 47 cases now available.

Pay traffic tickets online

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Merced, CA
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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 Brian L. McCabe

Assistant Presiding Judge
Judge Donald J. Proietti

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
445 I 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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