How to Contact Us
The Juvenile Justice Court web page has the street address, mailing address, hours and phone numbers.
When you call the Juvenile Justice Court, listen carefully to the recording. Choose the option for the Clerk's Office.
Since cases with minors are confidential, the Clerk’s Office can’t give you information about a case over the phone. But, they will answer basic questions about what to do over the phone.
The judges and courtroom phone numbers for the Juvenile Justice Departments are on the Juvenile Justice Court web page.
This page tells you about:
- Where is the Juvenile Justice Court?
The Santa Clara Juvenile Justice Court is in downtown San Jose. See the Juvenile Justice Courthouse page for the:
- Street and mailing address
- Driving directions
- Parking information
- Phone numbers
- Business hours
If you don't plan to come by car, you may want to check the VTA (for bus and light rail) and Caltrain websites.
- Is there security?
The Juvenile building is safe. There’s a metal detector at the entrance. It is controlled by Deputy Sheriffs. Don’t bring anything that could be a weapon, drugs or “contraband”, like cigarettes and alcohol. When you get through the metal detector, ask the secretary in the waiting room to let you go to the Court or Clerk's Office on the 2nd floor.
- When is the Court and Clerk's Office open?
Juvenile Justice Court is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. It’s closed on holidays. In general, cases begin at 8:30 a.m. in the morning and 1:30 p.m. in the afternoon. The Clerk’s Office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4p.m. Monday through Friday. It’s closed on holidays.