Small Claims Court Advisory
What is this service?
The Small Claims Court Advisory in San Luis Obispo County is part of the District Attorney’s Office’ Economic Crimes Unit. The advisor assists parties involved in small claims matters at no cost, showing how to complete small claims forms, answering procedural questions, and identifying resources and publications.
The advisor is not an attorney and cannot provide you with legal advice about your claim. The advisor may only discuss issues relating to small claims court, and not other types of issues such as evictions. The advisor may be offering advice to both plaintiff and defendant on the same small claims court matter.
Who can use this service?
Anyone can use this service.
Is there a charge for this service?
This service is provided free of charge.
When and where is this service offered?
Those persons seeking Small Claims information can contact the advisory by telephone at (805)781-5856 ext. 3. and leave a message with your case number, an email address, and your name along with your question.
The SLO Office at the County Courthouse Annex remains closed to the public to prevent the spread of the Corona virus. We will respond to you by email. If you need to contact the Small Claims Clerk of the court for court questions you can call 805-706-3600 M-Th.
Hearings for Small Claims have started but procedures have changed. The Zoom application is being utilized for Small Claims hearings until further notice.
Thank you for your patience during this time.
Location, directions and hours of operation
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1035 Palm Street San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
District Attorney Main Office: (805) 781-5800
Victim Witness Assistance Center: (805) 781-5821
Bad Check & Small Claims Advisory: (805) 781-5800