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Court Operations Notice:

Effective June 6, 2022, the court's phone hours are Mon-Fri 10:00am-4:00pm. For faster service, please email the court at for the Nevada City clerk's office and for the Truckee clerk’s office. Due to staffing challenges, please expect longer wait times for processing of your documents.

COVID-19 Information:


Do not visit any Nevada County Courthouse if you have recently tested positive for COVID-19; have had direct exposure to someone known to have COVID-19; or if you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19, such as fever, cough, headache or shortness of breath. Instead, contact your attorney or call the court at (530) 362-4309 to arrange an alternative.

Public Records and Documents

Adjudicative Records (Case Related)

General information about most non-confidential cases is provided free of charge on our On-Line Case Information portal. This system does not provide access to case "paper" documents such as pleadings, orders, petitions, citations, etc. For access to anything not available in the portal, you will need fill out an Adjudicative Records Search Request.

>> How to Submit a Case Related records request.

Administrative Records (Business related)

Judicial administrative records are those related to how a court manages public funds allocated to pay for its operational costs. Such records include, but are not limited to, baseline budget information, quarterly financial statements, revenue and reserve reports, copies of contracts with vendors and final audit reports. For access to anything a business related , you will need fill out a Records Search Request for Judicial Administrative records.

>> How to Submit a Judicial Administrative records request.

Access to Electronic Records

In accordance with rule 2.501 of the California Rules of Court, the Superior Court of Nevada County observes and adheres to the Access to Electronic Court Records guidelines as posted on the California Courts website.

Other public documents

Proposed baseline budget posted for public comment pursuant to Government Code section 68511.7 Click Here
California Rule of Court 10.620(f) Annual Allocation of trial court budget by Judicial Council FY21-22 Click Here
Appointed Counsel and Expert Policy Click Here
Payee Data Record (in lieu of I9) - Print, sign and return to Court. Click Here
Staff Salary Schedule - (effective October 1, 2019) Click Here


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