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Sacramento Courthouses

Last updated: October 18, 2013

As the California state capital of California, "America's Most Diverse City" is home to over 2.5 million residents. California's Gold Rush was sparked at Sutter's Fort, which still stands near Old Sacramento to this day. We owe our statehood to this golden city, but Sac-Town is more than its history: residents live just a day trip away from the San Francisco night life and some of the world's premier ski resorts. Add in top tier universities Sac-State and U.C. Davis and you have a city that truly has something for everyone.

Like the city itself, the Sacramento court system is steeped in tradition. Fortunately, most courthouses are clustered around downtown Sacramento. Unlike most other cities, the Sacramento courthouses are divided by subject matter rather than geography; one court handles civil matters, another family law, another juvenile cases, and so on. Knowing which court is appropriate for your particular issue is critical to your success, so here is a useful guide to some of the key courthouses in Sacramento.