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Coronavirus/covid-19 COURT INFORMATION

TRAFFIC

Q: HOW DO I PAY MY FINE DURING THE PERIOD WHEN THE COURT IS CLOSED?

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

Santa Barbara Traffic Division
118 E. Figueroa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Santa Maria Traffic Division
312-M E. Cook St., Bldg. E
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Lompoc Traffic Division
115 Civic Center Plaza
Lompoc, CA 93436-6967

Q: I PREVIOUSLY RECEIVED A COURTESY NOTICE FROM THE COURT FOR A MANDATORY APPEARANCE HEARING THAT IS SET DURING THE TIME THE COURT IS CLOSED, WHAT DO I DO?

A: All traffic matter appearances that are scheduled for the period during the Court closure will be re-scheduled and notice of a new appearance date will be mailed.

Q: I PREVIOUSLY RECEIVED A COURTESY NOTICE FROM THE COURT FOR A DUE DATE THAT IS SET DURING THE TIME THE COURT IS CLOSED, WHAT DO I DO?

A: The due date of a fine during the period the Court is closed will be automatically extended 30 days from the original due date.

Q: I HAVE A TRAFFIC COURT TRIAL SET FOR MY CITATION AND THE COURT IS CLOSED, WHAT WILL HAPPEN?

A: Traffic court trials currently scheduled on the Court's calendar during this period of closure, will be re-scheduled and notice of a new date will be sent to the parties.

Q: I RECEIVED A TRAFFIC CITATION AND MY DUE DATE FOR PAYMENT IS DURING THE TIME THE COURT IS CLOSED AND I NEED AN EXTENSION FOR THE PAYMENT, WHAT DO I DO?

A: The due date of a fine during the period the Court is closed will be automatically extended 30 days from the original due date.

Q: I HAVE BEEN LAID OFF AND CANNOT AFFORD TO PAY THE TRAFFIC CITATION, WHAT CAN I DO?

A: To ask the Court to consider your ability to pay due to a financial hardship and decide whether to approve a reduced fine with a payment plan or community service, you may request a judicial determination without the deposit of bail. To make this request please submit these forms SC-8028 & SC -1038 to the Court.

Q: I NEED AN EXTENSION TO SUBMIT MY PROOF OF CORRECTION AND THE COURT IS CLOSED, WHAT DO I DO?

A: The due date of a fine and/or proof of correction during the period the Court is closed will be automatically extended 30 days from the original due date.

Q: MY SON/DAUGHTER WAS ORDERED TO RETURN TO COURT TO SHOW PROOF OF COMPLETION OF A CLASS OR PROGRAM AND THE COURT IS CLOSED WHAT DO WE DO?

A: Cases currently scheduled on the Court's calendar during this period of closures will be re-scheduled and notice of a new date will be sent to the parties.  



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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