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JJDPC Commissioner Application

January 5, 2016:

Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Commision now accepting applications for Commissioner

JJDPC Application

Governor Appoints Raimundo Montes de Oca to Superior Court Bench

November 17, 2015:

Presiding Judge James Herman is happy to announce the governor's appointment of Raimundo Montes de Oca as the newest edition to the superior court bench.

Read press release here

Proposed Budget FY 2015-2016

September 14, 2015:

Superior Court Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016

Collections Amnesty

September 14, 2015:

On June 24, 2015, the Governor signed into law a one-time amnesty program for unpaid traffic and non-traffic infraction tickets. For additional information, please click on the following links: 

eFile Overview For Legal Professionals

August 1, 2015:

eFileCA Overview for Attorneys and Legal Professionals Practicing in Santa Barbara County on 8/17 & 8/18

Proposed changes to Local Court Rules and Forms

July 15, 2015:

Proposed changes to Local Rules of Court posted. Please see:

Request for Bid

06/30/15:

Request for Bid: Alternative Dispute Resolution Training
Deadline: 5pm PST 7/15/15

Grand Jury Volunteers needed

04/06/15:

Watchdogs Wanted! Court seeking Grand Jury Volunteers!

FINE PAYMENT ON THE WEB is available!

Notice 03/20/15:

You may also pay Traffic Citation & Criminal Fine Payments by phone:
Santa Barbara-(805) 568-3959
Santa Maria-(805) 346-7550
Lompoc-(805) 737-7789
Solvang-(805) 686-5040

Noontime Civil Clerk's Office Closure

Notice 02/13/15:

Noontime closure of Civil Clerk's Offices due to training 2/23 to 3/13

NEW CHIEF PROBATION OFFICER SELECTED

1-8-2015 - The County Presiding Judge, James E. Herman, and Juvenile Presiding Judge, Arthur A. Garcia, would like to announce the selection of Guadalupe “Lupe” Rabago as the next Chief Probation Officer..  Please view the press release here.

GOVERNOR BROWN APPOINTS MICHAEL CARROZZO TO SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

  • 6-18-2014

    SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the appointment of Michael Carrozzo to a judgeship in the Santa Barbara County Superior Court.

    Carrozzo, 48, of Santa Barbara, has served as a deputy district attorney at the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office since 2007. Carrozzo served as a special assistant U.S. Attorney at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Central District of California from 2005 to 2007 and as U.S. Army Captain, Judge Advocate at Fort Irwin from 2004 to 2007. He was a senior attorney at the Law Offices of Michael Gurfinkel from 1997 to 2004, an attorney at the Law Offices of Steven Karp from 1995 to 1997 and an attorney in private practice from 1992 to 1995. Carrozzo earned a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge George C. Eskin. Carrozzo is a Republican.

    The compensation for this position is $181, 292. 

Shriver Grant awarded

  • In 2011, the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara and the Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County were jointly selected to implement one of seven pilot projects (from a field of 22 applicants) in the State of California under the Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Act. Under this grant, the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara is now providing new and innovative services to the public in the form of a housing settlement master, a probate facilitator, as well as bilingual judicial assistants to aid both positions.

June 24, 2013: NOTICE

June 11, 2013: PRESS RELEASE 

  • Superior Court Executive Officer Gary M. Blair to Retire. Press Release can be found here.

JANUARY 23, 2013: PRESS RELEASE 

  • Appointment of Presiding Judges, Chief Deputy Executive Officer. Press Release can be found here.

2013 Civil Grand Jury

The Santa Maria Mediation and Family Law Facilitator Offices Have Moved

  • The Santa Maria Mediation and Family Law Facilitator Offices have MOVED to the new building on the main Santa Maria Court campus.  They are located on the SECOND FLOOR of the new building.  For assistance, call the Family Mediation Office at (805) 614-6429. Campus Map here.

October 26, 2012: NOTICE

September 11, 2012: PRESS RELEASE

COURT LOCATIONS:

SANTA BARBARA:

1100 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93121-1107 
(805) 882-4520

118 E. Figueroa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 568-3959

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SANTA MARIA:

312-C East Cook Street
Santa Maria, CA 93456-5369
(805) 614-6414

312-M East Cook Street
Santa Maria, CA 93456-5165
(805) 614-7550

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LOMPOC:

115 Civic Center Plaza
Lompoc, CA 93436-6967 
(805) 737-7789

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SOLVANG:

1745 Mission Drive, Suite C
Solvang, CA 93463-3605 
(805) 686-5040

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