The Civil Division handles matters involving a lawsuit in which one party sues another to recover money or property, to enforce a contract or an obligation, to collect damages for injury or to protect some civil right. Including Unlawful Detainers, Restraining Orders, and Name Changes. Please make your selection from the categories listed below.


Learn more about Alternative Dispute Resolution.



Frequently-asked questions about civil and family law.


Name Change

For more information relating to changing your name.


Restraining Order

A restraining order is an order made by a court to protect a person from physical pain or injury, or from being threatened with pain or injury.


Unlawful Detainer

An unlawful detainer is a lawsuit that a landlord files in court to evict a tenant. If the judge agrees with the landlord, the landlord can ask the Sheriff to physically remove the tenant from the rental unit.


Contact Information

Mammoth Lakes:
100 Thompsons Way
P.O. Box 1037
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Clerk's Office
Monday - Thrusday:
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Phone: (760) 924-5444
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fax: (760) 924-5419

278 Main Street
P.O. Box 537
Bridgeport, CA 93517

Clerk's Office
Tuesdays & Thursdays:
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
1:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Phone: (760) 932-5239
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays