Hayward Superior Court in Hayward California

Address and phone number for Hayward Superior Court, a Court, at Amador Street, Hayward CA.

Hayward Superior Court
24405 Amador Street, Hayward, California, 94544

About the Hayward Superior Court

The Hayward Superior Court, located in Hayward, California is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In Hayward Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In Hayward Civil Courts, the Court settles disputes between citizens that they are unable to resolve on their own.

You may contact the Court for questions about:
  • Hayward court records
  • Case searches and legal documents
  • Appeals and appellate process
  • Hayward court dockets and calendars
  • Background checks
Hayward Court Records

The Hayward Superior Court maintains records on a wide variety of public court records that are available upon request at the Alameda County Courthouse. Interested parties may contact the Alameda County Court and request copies of records which may include case documents, court decisions, court records, court dockets and calendars, criminal records and background checks.

About the United States Court System

The Court system in the United States is made up of a Federal Court system and fifty state Court systems. In each system, there are two general types of Courts: Trial Courts and Appellate Courts.

Hayward Trial Court

Trial Courts in Hayward, CA hear cases for the first time. In a Trial Court, both sides of the dispute present evidence to support their version of events, and a jury is usually called on to decide the case. One judge presides over the case in a Trial Court.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Alameda County Courts of limited jurisdiction may be limited to hearing only cases involving misdemeanors, small claims, or traffic and other minor violations in California. Courts of limited jurisdiction may also only hear cases on specific subject matter, such as Alameda County Probate Courts and Alameda County Family Courts.

Hayward Appellate Court

Hayward Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in Alameda County. No new evidence is presented in Appellate Court. A judge or panel of judges decides the appeal rather than a jury.

Federal Courts in California

In the Federal Court system, District Courts serve as the Trial Courts. In the state Court systems, Trial Courts are further grouped into Courts of general jurisdiction and Courts of limited jurisdiction. Courts of general jurisdiction are Courts that can hear cases of any kind, including felonies. The names for Courts of general jurisdiction vary but are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and may be organized to hear cases within certain geographic areas, such as Alameda County.

The Appellate Courts in the Federal Court system consist of twelve Circuit Courts that are organized regionally and the U.S. Supreme Court, which is the highest Court in the country. Appellate Courts at the California state level mirror the Federal structure, with one or more Appellate Courts and a California Supreme Court.

Contact the Hayward Superior Court

You may contact the Hayward Courthouse by calling the Hayward Superior Court non-emergency number 510-690-2700, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Hayward Superior Court, 24405 Amador Street, Hayward, California, 94544.

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