FAQ: How should I prepare for my Small Claims case hearing?
The Small Claims Self-Help section of this website has a number of pages regarding Small Claims Court, including one on preparing for your day in court - see the "Prepare for your Day in Court" page.
You may also want to look at the Small Claims section of the California Court website . They also have a page in their Small Claims section, Going to Court .
Our Court's Small Claims Advisor may be of help to you. You can call the Small Claims Advisor during the hours listed on the Small Claims Advisor page.
We have a Case Info website where you can look up your case, by party name, case number, etc. This site lists calendared events, involved parties, and documents. Small Claims cases are heard in San Jose (at the Downtown Superior Court), Palo Alto, and South County.