Civil Actions Branch
- The Civil Actions Branch has jurisdiction over civil actions for more than $5,000 in damages brought in the District of Columbia, except where the federal court has exclusive jurisdiction. The Civil Actions Branch is commonly referred to as the Civil Clerk's Office.
Civil Actions Branch Contact
Hours of OperationMondays-Fridays: 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m.
Saturdays: 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m. (For filings only)
500 Indiana Avenue, N.W., Room 5000
Washington, D.C. 20001
Main ContactClerk's Office: (202) 879-1133 or (202) 879-1134
Information & Records Section: (202) 879-1968
Judgment Office: (202) 879-1140
Derrick Monroe, Branch Chief
Civil Actions Note
Note:Effective April 28, 2010, the Civil Division now has a Housing Conditions Calendar to allow tenants to sue for D.C. Housing Code violations.