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Family Courthouse (on Park) closing August 15, 2016!

The judges and staff from the current Family courthouse will be moving to the new Family Justice Center Courthouse effective Monday, Aug. 15. On Friday Aug. 12, the current Family Court Clerk’s Office will have limited hours from 8:30 am to 11 am, in preparation for the move to the new facility. On that Friday, August 12th, the Clerk’s Offices at the Notre Dame (Family) courthouse will be open and available to assist from 11 am to 3:00 pm.


photo of the Family Courthouse in downtown San Jose

Location & Contact Info

Street Address: 170 Park Avenue San Jose, CA 95113. The courthouse is located in the City View Plaza (previously called Park Center Plaza) at the corner of Park and Almaden in downtown San Jose.
Click to see map  and get driving directions.
Click to view public transportation info.
Mailing Address: 191 N. First Street San Jose, CA 95113

Other Family Court locations: Sunnyvale and South County.


Types of cases heard: Family Law

See the list of Courthouses page for other courthouses where Family cases are heard and where Family Law services are available.

Parking Information: Click to see parking map (image opens in new window). See the downtown San Jose parking map  for rates and parking options.

Family Courthouse Business Hours

Refer to this list of courthouse hours  for current business hours. Please be advised that effective November 24, 2014, the business hours at all courthouse locations will be 8:30 am - 3:00 pm. For further details, please see the Reduced Business Hours Notice  .

Drop Box Information at the Family Courthouse

The Drop Box is located in the lobby. It can be accessed between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Click for guidelines on using the drop box .

List of Departments/Courtrooms and Judicial Officers at the Family Courthouse

Department 71: Honorable Mary Greenwood
Courtroom Clerk (408) 534-5610
Court Reporter: (408) 534-5615
Department 72: Honorable Roberta S. Hayashi
Courtroom Clerk (408) 534-5620
Court Reporter:  
Department 73: Honorable Joseph Huber
Courtroom Clerk (408) 534-5630
Court Reporter: (408) 534-5635
Department 74: Honorable Christopher G. Rudy
Courtroom Clerk (408) 534-5640
Court Reporter: (408) 534-5645
Department 75:  Honorable Julie Emede; Honorable Philip Pennypacker Mon., Wed; Honorable Stuart J. Scott Tues., Fri.
Courtroom Clerk (408) 534-5650
Court Reporter: (408) 534-5655
Department 76: Honorable Lori E. Pegg
Courtroom Clerk (408) 534-5660
Court Reporter: (408) 534-5665
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