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  • Main Courthouse

    205 S East Street
    Alturas, CA 96101
    United States

Main Courthouse

205 S East Street
Alturas, CA 96101
United States

About the Court

The mission of the Modoc County Courts is to insure justice, serve and protect the public by:

  • Providing access to fair, just and understandable forms for the timely resolution of differences and disputes;
  • Applying and enforcing all laws in a timely and equitable manner; and
  • Taking appropriate corrective, remedial, rehabilitative and preventive actions and using appropriate progressive programs.

Vision Statement

The Modoc County Superior Court provides the highest quality of justice and justice-system services to Modoc County communities by:

  • Promoting cooperation among courts, justice-system and other community agencies and services;
  • Initiating and implementing programs and policies designed to encourage ethical standards, enhance timely court performance and user accessibility;
  • Using progressive court management and technologies;
  • Continuously ascertaining, shaping and responding to the needs and expectations of court users and the community.

Robert A. Barclay Justice Center

Presiding Judge: Francis W. Barclay
Court Executive Officer: Brandy Malcolm 

The Robert A. Barclay Justice Center is where you can have your Superior Court questions answered. The building is located at 205 South East Street and is designed in a modern contemporary style. The judges and staff look forward to meeting your legal needs.