Lodi Branch

Effective as of April 18, 2022 (and until further notice), the Civil and Traffic division Located in L2 (315 Elm St.) of the Lodi Courthouse is closed. All Civil (Limited Civil, Small Claims, Unlawful Detainers, Name Changes), Traffic and Fish & Game inquires or filings are to be completed with the Stockton Branch. For Civil you may call (209) 992-5693. For VC code or Fish & Game violations, please call Traffic at (209) 992-5692.

Please note all City of Lodi Municipal Code violations are now being processed in Department L1 (217 Elm St.) of the Lodi Courthouse. For inquiries regarding your Municipal Code violation, please call (209) 992-5521.

Effective as of March 1, 2021 Petitions for Name Changes are to be filed at the Lodi Branch, Department L2 location. It is your responsibility to provide a self-addressed stamped return envelope so your copies can be returned to you. You must also include a copy of your California-issued Driver License or Identification Card with your petition. Petitions can be dropped in the drop box located to the left of the entrance doors.

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The Lodi Branch of the Superior Court is located in two buildings, Department L-1 (Criminal) and Department L-2 (Civil and Traffic).

Physical Address for Department L-1 (Criminal):
217 W Elm St (2nd Floor)
Lodi, California 95240

Physical Address for Department L-2 (Civil and Traffic):
315 W Elm St
Lodi, California 95240

Mailing Address:
San Joaquin Superior Court – Lodi Branch
217 W Elm St
Lodi, California 95240

Directions:  From I-5 North or South, take the Kettleman Lane/Highway 12 exit and head east approximately 5 miles to Lodi. Turn north at Church Street and proceed north to Elm Street. Turn west on Elm Street to the courthouse locations. From 99 North or South, take the Kettleman Lane/Highway 12 exit and head west.. Turn north at Church Street and proceed north to Elm Street. Turn west on Elm Street to the courthouse locations.

Parking:  There is free parking in the lot across the street from the building housing Department L-2.