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The mission of the Nevada County Superior Court is to ensure fair and equal access to justice, inspire trust and confidence in the court, and to treat everyone with dignity and respect.

Tuesday Jan 19, 2021

Due to a severe staffing shortage, the Nevada City Clerks Office will be closed today. Our office hours Wednesday 1/20 thru Friday 1/22 will be limited to 8am -11am.  We apologize for this inconvenience.

Contact Information

Nevada City Courthouse
201 Church Street
Nevada City, CA 95959

(530) 362-4309

- Option 7 - Criminal/Traffic
- Option 8 -  Civil/Family/Sm Claim

Truckee Branch Courthouse
 10075 Levon Avenue
Truckee, CA 96161

(530) 362-4309
- Option 6 - Criminal/Traffic
- Option 9 -  Civil/Family/Sm Claim


DESIGNATED Parking - ada

Nevada City: N Pine @ Washington

Truckee: At main entrance


Juror Parking: 
Nevada City


Posted December 4, 2020

Executive Order 196 -  Service Change affecting Jury Trials.

Posted November 24, 2020 

Remote Appearances and Document Filing
In response to the ongoing COVID pandemic, the court is reinforcing our measures to reduce foot traffic in both of our Courthouses.  These measures  include alternatives for document filing and personal appearances | Details >>

Posted November 23, 2020  

Change in Counter Hours
Effective Monday, November 23rd, the Nevada City clerk's counter will close at 3:00pm. The building will remain open until 5:00pm and any documents that need to be filed may be left in the drop box located just outside the Courthouse  lobby.

 Posted October 16, 2020

Press Release - Counter Service Changes
Nevada City - The Suite 5 clerk’s office (on the first floor closest to the front entrance) will now provide in person service for all case types with the exception of Family Court Services, which will be serviced at the walk-up window on the second floor outside of Department 3.

Truckee - The clerk’s office has re-opened and will provide in person service for all case types.

For details, refer to the following Press Release.

Posted June 3, 2020

Special Notice to Jurors
In our effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19, we are taking measures to reduce foot traffic in the courthouse.  We are asking all summoned jurors to fillout a pre-screening survey available  here.
Go to Survey >>


Community & Legal outreach programs

Self-Help Center - Free Weekly Workshops  -  Available After 9/1/20

These interactive workshops are streamed live from the SHARP Tech Connect in Butte County and will provide detailed help and and assistance on a number of topics and provide help in completing forms. The workshops are free and no RSVP is required - simply bring your set of forms (obtained from the Civil Clerks office) and other paperwork you may need.  | Details and Schedule  >>

Monthly Public Legal Seminars

The Nevada County Law Library is offering monthly “Noon Time Legal Seminars” to the general public and practicing attorneys on topics of general interest. These seminars are taught by local attorneys and designed for the lay person, as well as for the practicing attorney, who will receive MCLE credit (Minimum Continuing Legal Education). | Details and Schedule  >>


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