130 E Ortega St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-7538
Scott Seiden, presiding judge
Units within the Santa Barbara office:
|DWC Information Services Center:||1-800-736-7401
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|Court is in session:||8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. morning session
1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. afternoon session
|Injured worker workshop:||Workshops are held via Zoom at 3 p.m. on the first Friday of every month in English and the third Friday of every month in Spanish.|
|Alternative filing during COVID-19:||E-mail us|
|To request a continuance
or to contact the office:
The court lobby will be open 30 minutes before the beginning of the court session, five days per week (except for holidays). Items may be date stamped and filed at the information desk in the lobby.
You may walk through a request directly with Judge Seiden, who is available Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. or in Oxnard if Judge Seiden is unavailable.
Children should not be brought to court.
Getting to the court
- MTD services (805) 963-3366 fare $1.75, Coastal Express Limited (805) 883-4276 $4.00, Clean Air Express (805) 692-1902 $7.00
- Driving directions to Ortega St location.
Free parking is available behind the building off Santa Barbara Street (a one-way street).
Food, drinks, and shopping are available on State Street, two blocks away.