The Small Claims Advisor can help you get ready for Court. The Advisor can help you:
- Figure out which court to file your claim in
- File papers in Small Claims Court
- Serve paper
- Present and defend a case in court
- Collect a judgment
If you have a Small Claims question for the Advisor, you may submit it on-line using the form below, and we will contact you by email. (Due to current staffing levels, it will take at least 2 weeks to get a response.) This is the most efficient way for you to receive assistance, and you are encouraged to use the on-line method for help with your questions.
If you do not have an email address, you may leave a telephone message for the Small Claims Advisor in English or Spanish, and your call will be returned as time permits (it will take at least 2 weeks) during the hours of 2:30 pm through 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. See phone information below the web form.
Web contact form:
Please complete and submit the form below, and the Small Claims Advisor will email you. The bold text below indicate fields with required information. It will take at least 2 weeks for the Advisor to respond.
Contacting the Small Claims Advisor by phone:
If you cannot use the form above for some reason and need to call the Small Claims Advisor, the number is:
(408) 882-2100 (option #2 then #6)
The phone service has limited hours. The Advisor is only available Monday through Friday from 2:30 - 4 pm. (You can leave a message between 2:30 and 4 pm if your call is not answered "live" by the Small Claims Advisor. Your call will be returned within 5 business days.)