Superior Court of California, County of Solano

Superior Court of California, County of Solano

Fairfield Branch | Vallejo Branch

Civil Court

<Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)Click here to access the ADR page.Assignment of Judges
It is the policy of this court to manage all cases from the time the complaint is filed until a final disposition has been achieved.  Upon the filing of the complaint, the case shall be assigned to one judge for all purposes.  That means that each time you come to court it will be in front of the same judge unless, for some reason, your case is reassigned.Legal Advice
Clerks in the civil division are prohibited from giving legal advice. This includes, but is not limited to, assistance in filling out legal forms and advice on legal procedures.Legal References:
  • Lawyers Referral Service (707) 422-0127
  • Legal Aid (800) 270-7252
  • Bar Referral (707) 422-5087
  • Self-Help Center: www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp.htm
  • Click here for our Legal Resource Listing
  • Civil Court Categories Dollar Amount The case is usually a... Under $10,000 Small Claims case Up to $25,000 Limited jurisdiction civil case Over $25,000 Unlimited jurisdiction civil case General Civil Procedures
    It is important to file any and all documents you want the judge to review well in advance of your hearing. For details on how to file your documents, see the Civil FAQ's.online (select "civil" from the drop down menu ).Nonrefundable Jury Fee link.here. If you cannot afford to pay the fees, you may apply for a fee waiver. The form, instructions and proposed order are available here; select "fee waiver" from the drop down menu. PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY TO SEE IF YOU QUALIFY. online information, or visiting the law library at the Hall of Justice in Fairfield.You can get information about your case online.
    You can get copies of documents in your case file by visiting the civil clerk's office located at 580 Texas Street, Fairfield, CA and paying the copy fees ($0.50 for each 1-sided page, $1.00 for each 2-sided page). Please note that it can take several weeks to receive your transcript. Filing Locations   Old Solano Courthouse
    Civil Clerk's Office
    580 Texas Street
    Fairfield, CA 94533
    <8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding Court holidayshere.Civil Drop Box
    Between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. you may drop your papers for filing into the drop box at the civil clerk's at the Old Solano Courthouse in Fairfield. Your papers will be file-stamped with the same date that they were placed into the drop box. If your filing requires a fee, please SECURELY attach a check ~DO NOT ATTACH CASH~ to your documents. If you want an endorsed-filed copy returned to you, include an extra copy of your documents and a self-addressed stamped envelope.Vallejo Drop Box. Filing by Mail
    You may also file your documents by mailing them to the address listed above. PLEASE allow adequate time from the date of mailing for your documents to arrive at the court. If your filing requires a fee, please SECURELY attach a check ~DO NOT ATTACH CASH~ to your documents. If you want an endorsed-filed copy returned to you, include an extra copy of your documents and a self-addressed stamped envelope.Filings by Fax
    Solano County does not accept filings received by FAX.  Documents received by fax may be presented for filing in person, or by mail, with the applicable fees by a FAX filing agency, attorney's office or other third party pursuant to California Rules of Court, rule 2.303.

    Office Hours
    8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding Court holidaysPhone Hours
    8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding Court holidaysFairfield: (707) 207-7330
     Filing Fees
    Please click on the Statewide Civil Filing Fee Schedule to see a full listing of all filing fees.

    Forms
    Local and Judicial Council pre-printed forms are available in the Civil Division at either court location. For fillable online forms, please click here for local forms or here (select "civil" from the drop down menu) for Judicial Council forms.

    Ex Parte Hearings
    Ex parte matters will be heard only upon appointment scheduled through the assigned judge's assistant. The ex parte application shall comply with California Rule of Court 3.1200-3.1207.

    Telephonic Appearances
    Solano County Superior Court offers you the option of appearing telephonically on certain civil matters pursuant to California Rules of Court, rule 3.670. Fees are charged by the service provider for this option. To make arrangements for telephonic appearances please contact:COURT CALL
    Phone: (310) 342-0888 or (888) 882-6878
    Fax: (310) 743-1850 or (888) 883-2946Back to Top

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