Info By Division

Visit the Traffic Division Page

The traffic division has jurisdiction over Vehicle Code violations, some local municipal ordinances, infractions, and minor misdemeanors.

Instead of waiting in line, pay your traffic ticket online.

Visit the Criminal Division Page

The Criminal Division has jurisdiction over felonies, misdemeanors, infractions, and fish and game or animal control violations.

Visit the Civil Division Page

The Civil division handles civil, probate, adoption, & juvenile dependency matters.

Visit the Family Law Division Page

The Family Law division hears matters involving family-related issues and domestic relations.

Visit the Los Banos Division Page

The Los Banos Division hears traffic, criminal, civil and small claims matters.

Visit the Jury Services Division Page

The Jury Division is responsible for summoning prospective jurors for both civil and criminal cases where the parties have elected to have a jury of their peers decide the case.

Court News & Notices

Please be advised that a planned outage is schedule for Odyssey eFileCA on Thursday, May 10, 2018 starting at 7:00pm, PST for approximately 4 hours. The following URLs will not be available during this time: and

Please be advised that Official Payments Corp. will be discontinuing fax filing services effective March 15, 2018. Please go here for e-filing.

Judicial Profile: Donald J. Proietti, Presiding Judge


Los Banos Courthouse featured on ABC30 News

Press Release - Online Interactive Security Training

The Los Banos Superior Court has relocated to the new address:
1159 "G" St. Los Banos, CA 93635.

Please be advised that a Small Claims Advisor is temporarily not available in Los Banos on Tuesdays or in Merced on Wednesdays. Note: The Self Help Center is located on the first floor of the Merced Courthouse. Please see the Self Help Center for more information.

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627 W. 21st St.
Merced, CA
12:20 pm & 3:00 pm, Daily

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Welcome to our website

About Our Court:

Mission Statement
Our mission is to promote public trust and confidence in the judicial system by ensuring equal access to prompt, impartial justice and serving the community with integrity and respect.

Presiding Judge
Judge Donald J. Proietti

Assistant Presiding Judge
Judge Mark Bacciarini

Court Executive Officer
Linda Romero Soles

Merced County is located in the Central Valley of California, north of Fresno and southeast of San Jose. It is 1,978 square miles in size and has a population of over 255,793 people.

Locations & Contact Information

Main Merced Courthouse
2260 N Street
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 725-4100

Juvenile Division
2840 W. Sandy Mush Road
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 725-4119

Los Banos Division
The Robert M. Falasco Justice Center
1159 "G" Street
Los Banos, CA 93635
(209) 725-4124


Phone Numbers

Main Line (209) 725-4100
Collections (209) 725-4220
Civil Division (209) 725-4111
Criminal (209) 725-4113
Jury Office (209) 725-4121
Traffic - Merced (209) 725-4107
Traffic - Los Banos (209) 725-4124


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Public Notice

Please be advised that the Self Help Office is temporarily closed. Form packets may be purchased in the Merced Criminal Clerk’s Office. Please note staff cannot provide legal advice.

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