San Mateo Juvenile Court in San Mateo California

Address and phone number for San Mateo Juvenile Court, a Court, at Tower Road, San Mateo CA.

San Mateo Juvenile Court
21 Tower Road, San Mateo, California, 94402

About the San Mateo Juvenile Court

The San Mateo Juvenile Court, located in San Mateo, California is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In San Mateo Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In San Mateo 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:
  • San Mateo court records
  • Case searches and legal documents
  • Appeals and appellate process
  • San Mateo court dockets and calendars
  • Background checks
San Mateo Court Records

The San Mateo Juvenile Court maintains records on a wide variety of public court records that are available upon request at the San Mateo County Courthouse. Interested parties may contact the San Mateo 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.

San Mateo Trial Court

Trial Courts in San Mateo, 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

San Mateo 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 San Mateo County Probate Courts and San Mateo County Family Courts.

San Mateo Appellate Court

San Mateo Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in San Mateo 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 San Mateo 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 San Mateo Juvenile Court

You may contact the San Mateo Courthouse by calling the San Mateo Juvenile Court non-emergency number 650-312-5383, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: San Mateo Juvenile Court, 21 Tower Road, San Mateo, California, 94402.

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