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Santa Monica Courthouse

Location, Parking and Business Hours

General Information

Santa Monica Courthouse
1725 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Building Hours

The courthouse is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and the Clerk's Office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. , Monday through Friday, except court holidays.

Transportation and Parking Information

General Parking:    Public parking is available next to the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, which is south of the courthouse. Short-term metered parking is available in the area, including on Main Street and Olympic Drive.

For Jurors:    See Juror Information to learn about juror parking.

Transportation:    Visitors are encouraged to use public transportation when able for traveling to and from the courthouse. The Big Blue Bus operates a wide selection of routes that service the Santa Monica Courthouse and Civic Center. Other carriers, such as the Metro and Culver City bus services, offer routes with either direct or connecting service to the Courthouse and Civic Center.

Additional information regarding routes and schedules can be found by visiting the following web sites:
Santa Monica Big Blue Bus:
Culver City Bus:

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The Santa Monica Courthouse belongs to the West Judicial District of Los Angeles.

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