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Welcome to the website for the Superior Court of California, County of Mono. Using the topical navigation to the left, you can find information about a variety of specific court-related subjects. Just click on the button for the subject you are interested in or on any underlined links throughout the website.


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Mammoth Lakes Courthouse

Customer Counter to be Closed Half-Days & No Assistance by Phone

Unfortunately, due to budget shortfalls the Mammoth Lakes Courthouse will be closed on certain days that normally would of been Court business days.  These court closure days will be unpaid furlough days for court staff.  In addition, the Court will also significantly reduce services on the days we are open.  The following is the list days the Court in 2015 will be closed:

 January 16, January 30, February 13, February 20, March 12, March 13, April 3, April 24, May 15, May 22, June 5, June 26. 

Court Customer Counter to be Closed Half-Days

Currently, the Mammoth Lakes Courthouse Customer Counter and Court Clerk’s Office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Beginning on January 16, 2015, those hours will be reduced.  Court staff will still be working in the Clerks’ Office and will be available to provide assistance for those needing emergency orders and warrants.


  • On Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Morning the Customer Counter will be open only from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • On Tuesday and Thursday in the Afternoon the Customer Counter will be open only from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.


No Court Clerk Assistance by Phone for the General Public


Beginning on January 16, 2015, Court Clerks will no longer be able to provide assistance by telephone to the general public. The public is encouraged to go to the court website,, to get assistance.  The public may also come to the Court customer counter when it is open, or submit requests for assistance by mail, fax, or e-mail. Any requests submitted by mail should be addressed to: Mono County Superior Court, P.O. Box 1037, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546. Fax requests may be directed to: 760-924-5419.  E-mails may be sent to:



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New FeatureImportant notice to attorneys and parties: starting November 1, 2014 Mono County Superior Court will no longer provide court reporters for law and motion calendar's

Due to significant budget cutbacks, the Superior Court of Mono County is compelled to cut court spending. As part of the Court's cost-cutting measures, starting November 1, 2014 court reporters will no longer be provided by the Court for the weekly Thursday law and motion calendar at the Mammoth Lakes Courthouse and for the once a month Wednesday law and motion calendar held at the Bridgeport Courthouse.


Pay Your Ticket & More Online
Use the court provided "EPay-it" online service to pay your traffic ticket and/or pay any payments on a criminal case. Please click the following link, to go to the website where you can make your payment.

Online You Can Request a Extension on Your First Appearance for a Traffic Ticket

If you have a traffic ticket and you cannot make the date written down on your ticket as the "time and place" to appear, online you can request an extension of 60 days. You can only use the online service to request an extension for only your first court appearance on your traffic ticket and only if it's your first extension request. To request an extension for any other appearance or to request an extension a second time or more on your first appearance, you must contact the court by letter.

Please click the following link, to go to the website where you can make your first extension request. The link will take you to a webpage titled "Step 2-Find Your Citation". Enter the information necessary to find your Citation and click "Search" at the bottom of the webpage and you will be taken to the "Step 3: Select Options" webpage where you will be able to request an extension by clicking the "Extensions" tab option.

DMV Traffic School List
You may be eligible for traffic school if you have not attended traffic school within the last 18 months. To sign up for traffic school, you must pay your fine plus a $52 dollar administrative fee, either by mail, in person, or using the Epay-it Online system at

Upon payment, you will be given 60 days to complete a DMV approved traffic school. Extensions will not be granted. If you fail to complete the traffic school by the due date, a conviction will be reported to the DMV and a point will be added to your driving record. The school will charge a fee that is in addition to the amount paid to the court. To find a DMV licensed Internet, Home Study or Classroom traffic violator school, simply search the DMV's Traffic School Provider look-up system at: . When accessing the above DMV website, click on "Start Search", then "Access the system", the select, "Traffic School List". Click on "Get Traffic School List" then select from drop down list, "Classroom Course, Home Study Course, or Internet Course". Follow the directions to locate a Traffic School.

Holders of commercial driver's licenses, while driving a commercial vehicle, are prohibited from attending traffic school, pursuant to Vehicle Code Section 42005. However, a recent change in the law allows a commercial driver's license holder who receives a violation while driving a non-commercial vehicle to attend traffic school.

You are also not eligible for traffic school if you are charged with an alcohol or drug-related offense. You are not eligible for traffic school if you are charged with a two-point violation.

When you have completed the course, the school will issue you a receipt and notify the DMV that you have completed the class. Upon completion the DMV will notify the court that the school has been completed. It is not necessary for you to send the court a copy of the Certification of Completion.

DMV Licensed Traffic Schools for Mono County

Since there are no schools in Mono County, you may obtain a list of schools on this link that are nearest to Mono County. If you are not a Mono County resident and none of the schools in the list are convenient, you may obtain a statewide list of traffic schools at or call (661) 940-1907 for a list.

2013-2014 Final Report Mono County Grand Jury
Please click on this link to view and download the report.

Mono County is located on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, running from its southern border with Inyo County to the State of Nevada in the north. From its eastern border with the State of Nevada, the county extends 38 miles westward and upward into the Sierras at elevations of 5,500 to 13,000 feet.

The mission of the Superior Court of California, County of Mono, is to preserve the rights and liberties guaranteed by the California and United States Constitutions through the consistent and impartial interpretation and application of the Law, and the even-handed resolution of disputes arising under the Law.

The court has two branches: the North County Branch located in the Mono County seat of Bridgeport and the South County Branch located in the Town of Mammoth Lakes.

The court has two judges, the Honorable Stan Eller, Presiding Judge, and the Honorable Mark Magit. The court also has two Commissioners, a Child Support Commissioner, David Knowles and a Pro Tem Commissioner, Mr. Gregg Martino. All non-judicial court operations and services are under the direction of the Court's Executive Officer, Hector Gonzalez, Jr. Mr. Gonzalez also serves as the Clerk of Court and Jury Commissioner.

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