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Coronavirus/covid-19 COURT INFORMATION

Criminal

Q: IS THE COURT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?

A: Yes, the court is open to the public. The Criminal/Traffic public service transaction windows are open from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.

Q: WHERE IS THE COURT'S CURRENT ORDER REGARDING FACE MASKS AND PUBLIC ACCESS?

A: To view the current administrative order, please clerk here.

Q: I WAS CITED TO APPEAR, WHERE SHOULD I APPEAR FOR MY ARRAIGNMENT?

A: If you were cited to appear in Santa Barbara, appear at the following division:

Santa Barbara Division - SB Dept. 8
118 E. Figueroa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

If you were cited to appear in Santa Maria, appear at the following division:

Santa Maria Division - SM Dept. 9
312 E. Cook St., Bldg. G
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Q: CAN I APPEAR REMOTELY TO MY CRIMINAL HEARING?
A:
Misdemeanors

  • Defendants may appear remotely in all misdemeanor proceedings except misdemeanor trials
  • Attorneys may appear remotely if the court finds it appropriate and practicable.

Felonies:

  • Defendants may appear remotely in all felony proceedings except trials and sentencing, unless the court allows the waiver of defendant's presence for noncritical portions of felony trials where no testimonial evidence is taken. Remote proceedings are allowed in postconviction relief proceedings and as otherwise provided by lase.
  • Attorneys may appear remotely if the court finds it appropriate and practicable.

 

SANTA BARBARA

Courtroom Meeting ID Passcode
SB Dept. 1 161 297 3414 2069986
SB Dept. 2 161 402 6445 3079705
SB Dept. 6 160 197 2590 1164570
SB Dept. 7 160 109 3942 5781589
SB Dept. 8 160 037 3404 1641239
SB Dept. 10 161 672 5130 5227058
SB Dept. 11 160 291 1553 2115297
SB Dept. 12 160 705 8850 5973985


LOMPOC

Courtroom Meeting ID Passcode
LM Dept. 1 160 771 2657 2143754

 

SANTA MARIA

Courtroom Meeting ID Passcode
SM Dept. 1 161 525 9649 9252823
SM Dept. 5 161 683 4360 670289
SM Dept. 6 160 071 9541 3998399
SM Dept. 7 160 767 2737 4875061
SM Dept. 8 161 421 9855 6515012
SM Dept. 9 160 132 2472 4146258


Q: HOW DO I PAY MY FINES/FEES?

A:Payments may be made online through the Court's website, www.sbcourts.org by mailing your payment, by telephone, or appearing at the appropriate division below:

Santa Barbara Criminal Division
118 E. Figueroa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 568-3959

Santa Maria Criminal Division
312-M E. Cook St., Bldg. E
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 346-7550

Lompoc Criminal Division
115 Civic Center Plaza
Lompoc, CA 93436-6967
(805) 737-5452

Q: WILL A WARRANT BE ISSUED BECAUSE I DIDN'T ATTEND MY COURT HEARING?

A: A warrant may be issued for failing to appear at a scheduled court hearing. If you have an attorney, contact your attorney for additional instruction.

COURT LOCATIONS:

SANTA BARBARA:

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

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

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SANTA MARIA:

CIVIL CASES
312-C East Cook Street
Bldg. E
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 614-6414

CRIMINAL/TRAFFIC CASES
312-M East Cook Street
Bldg. E
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 346-7550

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LOMPOC:

115 Civic Center Plaza
Lompoc, CA 93436-6967 
CRIMINAL/TRAFFIC: (805) 737-7789
CIVIL : (805) 737-5452

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SOLVANG:

1745 Mission Drive, Suite C
Solvang, CA 93463-3605 
(805) 686-5040
* Effective 10/14/14 all matters previously filed at the Solvang Division will be filed at the Lompoc Division.

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