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Metro Division Small Claims - Bakersfield, CA

Courthouse in Kern County, CA

Last updated at 2022-02-11T04:14:40.686Z

Important information

Courthouse info


1415 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93301

Hours of operation

The hours of operation of the Kern- Metropolitan Division Courthouse are Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Court fees

Up to $100

Contact info

Clerk phone number

(661) 868-7204

Mailing Address

1415 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93301

General info

Court website

Filing info

Average days to process

2-10 business days

Small claims info

Small claims website

Helpful to know

Judge info

The presiding judge is the Honorable David Lampe. Lampe, a registered Republican, is a graduate of the Santa Clara University School of Law. Before being appointed to the bench, Lampe worked as a partner at law firms where he focused his work on civil litigation. He is well-known as the attorney representing the Bakersfield Baker in the nationally-reported same-sex wedding cake court case.

Parking info

Parking is available in the open parking lot on the southeast side of Truxtun and Chester.

Transit direction

If taking public transportation to the courthouse, Kern County Transit offers lines and routes in the direction of the courthouse. For more information regarding public transit provided by Kern County Transit, go to the following url

Driving direction

The courthouse is located between Truxtun Ave. and L St. Drive southward on L St. and go to the parking lot on the left by the train tracks. The Metro Division courthouse is on the southeast side of Truxtun Ave. and Chester Ave. The Small Claims department is on the first floor.

Food nearby

If in need of a meal, the 18hundred is a restaurant in downtown Bakersfield that serves a diversified menu of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Located on Chester Avenue, the 18hundred is a six minute walk from the Metro Division Courthouse. If in the mood for Italian food, consider dining at Mamma Mia Italian Restaurant. Mamma Mia Italian Restaurant is located on 18th Street, making it a short two minute drive or six minute walk from the Metro Division Courthouse.For a quick cup of coffee, Dagny's coffee is a cafe that serves coffee along with other drinks and pastries.

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