June 13, 2021

Resumption of Traffic Court Trials

Traffic Court will resume hearing trials on July 23, 2020

Traffic Court Trials and Trials by Written Declaration will resume on their scheduled dates, effective July 23, 2020, in Department 20.

Traffic Court Arraignments will resume on August 3, 2020 by appointment only.

The Traffic Court Clerk's Office will be open to the public on the following dates:

  • July 23, 2020 through July 24, 2020, from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
  • July 30, 2020 through July 31, 2020, from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
  • Phone hours are from 8:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m. until August 3, 2020

The Traffic Court Clerk's office will reopen on August 3, 2020, as follows:

  • Monday through Friday, with office hours of 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
  • Phone hours will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Due to COVID-19, the number of persons entering the court facility must be limited in order to meet social distancing requirements per public health guidelines. The Court's public notice regarding social distancing requirements of June 1, 2020 will apply as to access requirements and social distancing capacity, as outlined in the Public Notice, as follows:


  • Please do not come to court if you are sick or have a temperature.
  • All persons are required to wear face coverings when conducting business at the court.

Due to social distancing requirements, and a backlog of cases, you are encouraged to handle any Traffic Court business on line, by phone, by mail or by drop box as much as possible, in order to not have to wait in lines at Traffic Court. As a reminder:

  • Appointments for Arraignments can be made on line. Follow the link above for scheduling on line.
  • Payments can be made on line (if paying by credit or ATM card) https://portal.stanct.org/Portal/
  • Payments can be made by drop box or mail (if paying by check or money order); the location is at 2260 Floyd Avenue, Modesto, CA 95355
  • The Traffic Clerk is available by email at traffic.requests@stanct.org if you have questions.
  • The Traffic Clerk is available by phone at (209) 530-3100, option 1, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. until August 3, 2020; On August 3, phone hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Forms are located on line at www.stanct.org/forms/7
  • Payment plans are located on line at https://www.stanct.org/traffic-payment-plan-contract
Last updated: July 16, 2020 5:06 PM