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COVID-19 Protocols:

All matters are currently being held remotely via Zoom. DO NOT come to the courthouse unless you have obtained an order to appear in person on the Court’s SEI-0031 form. Please contact your attorney, call the Court at (530) 289-3698, or proceed to the Sierra Superior Court home page for more information about how to make a remote appearance.

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Small Claims

About Small Claims

Small claims is a court within the Superior Court where disputes are resolved quickly and inexpensively. Attorneys are not permitted to represent either party in the dispute (except on appeal). Small claims cases are for damages of $10,000 or less. Small claims is affordable and fast, with simple and informal rules.

For more information about small claims, visit these websites:

Small claims forms are available in the court Clerk’s Office at:

100 Courthouse Square
Downieville, CA 93230

Counter Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

You may also obtain forms online from the California Courts website.