Tuesday, February 09, 2016


The Court will be closed on Friday, February 12th in observance of Lincoln's Birthday

3341 Power Inn Road
Sacramento, CA 95826
916-875-3400
Business Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.,
Monday through Friday (excluding court holidays)
Building Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Self-Help Center Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday
Resource Room Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

For Family Law matters, you will need to request a service ticket number from the staff at Reception before 3:00 p.m., so please plan to arrive early.

Background Information

The William R. Ridgeway Family Relations Courthouse (WRRFRC) is the newest addition to the Sacramento Superior Court. Built in 1999, this modern facility houses those divisions within the Court handling family-related matters, such as Dissolutions, Probate matters, and Juvenile Dependency cases.

Also located within the WRRFRC are the offices of the Sheriff's Civil Division, the Self-Help Center, the Office of Family Court Services, and the Family Law Facilitator's Office.

Family Law Calendar Schedule

Hearing Type Days Scheduled Department
Family Law, Law & Motion Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays Departments 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125
Trials Thursdays and Fridays Departments 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125
Department of Child Support Services Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays Departments 127 and 132
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays Department 132
Civil Harassment Restraining Orders Mondays Department 129

Court Departments / Directory

The following departments are located at the William R. Ridgeway Family Relations Courthouse:

  • First Floor
    • 100 - Family Law Filings
    • 101 - Mail Room
    • 102 - Family Law Records / Accounting / DCSS Support
    • 104 - Family Court Services
    • 111 - Children's Waiting Room
    • 113 - Self-Help Center
    • 115 - Public Lounge
    • 116 - Sheriff Security
  • Second Floor
    • Department 120
    • Department 121
    • Department 122
    • Department 123
    • Department 124
    • Department 125
    • Department 127
    • Department 128
    • Department 129
    • 214 - Probate
  • Third Floor
    • Department 130
    • Department 131
    • Department 132
    • Department 133
    • Department 134
    • Department 135
    • 300 - Indigent Defense Program
    • 313 - Sheriff Civil Division
    • 314 - Juvenile Dependency and Appeals
    • 316 - Juvenile Dependency Records
    • 317 - Administration Conference Room
    • 318 - Administration

Nearby Services

The following services are available in or near the William R. Ridgeway Family Relations Courthouse:

  • Copy Machines - Available in Rooms 101, 113, 214, and 316; $0.25 per page. Copy cards can be purchased at the dispensers located in Room 100. The dispensers accept only $1.00 bills. The cards come pre-loaded with $0.50, but customers can reload them for $0.25 per copy at the copiers (not the dispensers), up to a limit of $25.00. The money box at the copier accepts nickels, dimes, quarters, $1.00 and $5.00 bills.
  • Vending Machines - Vending machines and a snack area are located on the first floor.
  • Public Telephones - Located on the first floor.
  • Children's Waiting Room - A Children's Waiting Room is located in Room 111 on the first floor.
  • Banking Services - An ATM is located on the first floor; an office of the Golden 1 Credit Union is located at 7770 College Town Drive.
  • Nearby Restaurants - Folsom Boulevard, two blocks north of WRRFRC, has many restaurants in all price ranges.

Interactive Map to the Courthouse


Public Transportation

Information on public transportation options in and around the Sacramento area:

Regional Transit operates the Granite Park Shuttle which provides free shuttle service from the Power Inn Light Rail Station to the courthouse.

Driving Directions

From the Bay Area and points west

  • Take the Interstate 80 freeway to Highway 50 eastbound (toward Lake Tahoe). Exit at the Howe Avenue/Power Inn Road exit. Turn right onto southbound Power Inn Road. Turn left at the Ramona Road stoplight. Parking is available at the rear of the building.

From North Sacramento and points north

  • Take Interstate 80 to Interstate 5 south. At the interchange with Highway 50, take Highway 50 eastbound (toward Lake Tahoe). Exit at Howe Avenue/Power Inn Road. Turn right onto southbound Power Inn Road. Turn left at the Ramona Road stoplight. Parking is available at the rear of the building or
  • Take Interstate 5 south. At the interchange with Highway 50, take Highway 50 eastbound (toward Lake Tahoe). Exit at the Howe Avenue/Power Inn Road exit. Turn right onto southbound Power Inn Road. Turn left at the Ramona Road stoplight. Parking is available at the rear of the building.

From South Sacramento and points south

  • Take Interstate 5 north. At the interchange with Highway 50, take Highway 50 eastbound (toward Lake Tahoe). Exit at Howe Avenue/Power Inn Road. Turn right onto southbound Power Inn Road. Turn left at the Ramona Road stoplight. Parking is available at the rear of the building or
  • Take Highway 99 north. At the interchange, follow the signs leading to eastbound Highway 50 (toward Lake Tahoe). Exit at Howe Avenue/Power Inn Road. Turn right onto southbound Power Inn Road. Turn left at the Ramona Road stoplight. Parking is available at the rear of the building.

From Rancho Cordova, Folsom, and points east

  • Take Highway 50 west. Exit at Howe Avenue/Power Inn Road. Turn left onto southbound Power Inn Road. Turn left at the Ramona Road stoplight. Parking is available at the rear of the building.

Parking Information

Public/Visitor parking is available in the lot east of the courthouse, in the first two rows closest to Ramona Ave. Visitors must park in numbered spaces. Remember your parking stall number and proceed to the kiosk machines to pay for parking. The fee for parking is $2.00 for the first two hours, and $1.00 for each additional hour, with a maximum of $8.00 per day.

Pay kiosks are located next to the parking lot elevators. There are also two kiosks located inside the courthouse by the public rest rooms on the 1st and 3rd floors. Kiosks will prompt visitors to enter their parking stall number and how much time they would like to purchase. Kiosks only take coins or credit cards. Dollar bills are not accepted. Another option is to use the Parkmobile application at www.parkmobile.com or call 916-722-7275. The parking zone is 47681.

This lot is managed by the City of Sacramento Parking Enforcement. For further information on Visitor parking, please contact the City of Sacramento.

City of Sacramento Operators 24/7 by dialing 311 within city limits

or 916-264-5011

Parking Customer Service between 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

916-264-5011

www.sacpark.com

parkingcsp@cityofsacramento.org

Handicap parking is available directly in front of the courthouse and in the Visitor section of the City lot near the elevators. Handicap parking located in the City lot is NOT exempt from payment of parking fees.

The passenger drop-off zone is located on the east side of the building in the area designated with the white stripes.