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Central Justice Center Small Claims - Santa Ana, CA

Courthouse in Orange County, CA

Last updated at 2022-02-11T04:14:40.374Z

Important information

Courthouse info


700 West Civic Center Drive, Santa Ana CA 92701

Hours of operation

The hours of operation for the Small Claims department is Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. On Fridays, the department is open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Court fees

Up to $100

Contact info

Clerk phone number

(657) 622-6878

Mailing Address

700 West Civic Center Drive, Santa Ana CA 92701

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 Corey Cramin. Cramin is a graduate of the University of the Pacific School of Law. Before being appointed to the bench, he was a private associate at a law firm and also was president of the ABTO (American Board of Trial Advocates). Cramin was additionally a judge at the Municipal Court of Orange Conuty. He has been a judge in Orange County since his appointment in 1997.

Parking info

Parking is available through either city meters or through one of the six parking lots available in the court complex. All parking is timed and paid.

Transit direction

If taking public transportation, Orange County Transportation Authority offers routes and lines in the direction of the courthouse.For more information about public transit lines and routes provided by Orange County Transportation Authourity, go to the following url.

Driving direction

Drive to the intersection of Flower and Civic Center Dr. Drive East and you will find the Civic Center Complex. The Small Claims department is on the first floor. If you entering the courthouse through the Plaza of the Flags entrance, turn right to easily locate the Small Claims department, right next to Records.

Food nearby

If in need of a meal, consider dining at Chaper One: the modern local. In what is a repurposed book store, Chaper One serves cocktails and other classic American dishes in a unique environment. Located on N Broadway, the restaurant is a four minute drive from the Central Justice Center. Another option for a full meal is Guy's World Famous Fried Chicken. Guy's Famous Fried Chicken is a chain that serves fried chicken along with other grub. Located on Sycamore St., it is a four minute drive from the Central Justice Center. If just a quick cup of coffee is all you need, stop by Hopper & Burr, a locally owned coffee shop. Located on W 4th St., Hopper & Burr is only a 3 minute drive from the Central Justice Center.

Other courthouses in Orange County

North Justice Center Small Claims - Fullerton, CA

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