San Bernardino Superior Court

Help Me Find the San Bernardino Superior Court

We offer helpful information for residents of San Bernardino county who need to utilize the San Bernardino Superior Court.  You can find the court’s address, phone number or website, and various other types of information below.  You are free to contact the San Bernardino Superior Court in reference to your court date, fine, or appeal process. Information changes often and we strive to update this page as those changes are made. However, it is important to verify the information (especially in regards to costs) at the courthouse itself.

Finding your appropriate court does depend on the issue leading to the courthouse. For marriage licenses and divorce decrees, you will go to the courthouse in the city that you reside in. For civil matters, the courthouse where the issue takes place is often the appropriate location. For example, taking your landlord to court in Fontana District because the rental is in Fontana. Criminal and traffic hearings will occur in the district where the infraction occurred. You may live in Fontana but the speeding ticket in Barstow will be heard at the Barstow court.



What is the San Bernardino Superior Court?

The Superior Court of San Bernardino serves the greater San Bernardino County area.  It is located in Southern California, east of Los Angeles.  The population of San Bernardino County was most recently listed at over 2 million people (2015 census).  Major cities in the county that are under the jurisdiction of the Superior Court in San Bernardino County include Riverside, the city of San Bernardino, Fontana, Temecula, Pomona and more. The court system supports the area by hearing all civil and criminal cases, issuing marriage licenses and divorce decrees, presiding on probate hearings, and upholding the law in general.

The Superior Court of San Bernardino is a state trial court that can hear both non-criminal and criminal cases at trial.  The San Bernardino Superior Court system includes several individual courts, namely:

  • Appeals Division
  • Civil Division
  • Criminal Division
  • Exhibits
  • Family Court Services
  • Family Law Division
  • Juvenile Division
  • Mental Health
  • Probate
  • Small Claims Division
  • Traffic


Where Can I Pay Traffic Tickets in San Bernardino County?

Any traffic ticket issued in San Bernardino County can be paid online with a credit or debit card. You can still opt to pay at the courthouse where your case was heard! The online option is only available to those who are pleading guilty and want the case closed as quickly as possible. If you are pleading Not Guilty, you will attend your hearing appropriately and enter your plea. We advise consulting with a lawyer if you are pleading Not GuiltySan Bernardino Superior Court Hours

Opening hours for the Metro division of the San Bernardino Superior Court are weekdays 8-4pm, not including Friday which closes at 12pm.  The court is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

Superior Court of San Bernardino Divisions

  1. San Bernardino Appeals
  2. San Bernardino Civil Procedures
  3. San Bernardino Court Reporters
  4. San Bernardino Criminal
  5. San Bernardino Family Law
  6. San Bernardino Jury Services
  7. San Bernardino Juvenile Services
  8. San Bernardino Probate
  9. San Bernardino Revenue Recovery
  10. San Bernardino Small Claims
  11. San Bernardino Traffic Court – including San Bernardino red light tickets

San Bernardino Superior Court Hours

Opening hours for the Metro division of the San Bernardino Superior Court are weekdays 8-4pm, not including Friday which closes at 12pm. Please note that the building will open at 7:30 and Self-Help offices will open at 8:30 am.  The court is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and federal holidays. If there is inclement weather, call the local courthouse to inquire about operating hours.

Federal holidays include:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr Day
  • Lincoln Day
  • President’s Day
  • Cesar Chavez Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day (and the day after)
  • Christmas Day

Your Guide to the San Bernardino Courts Video

Where are San Bernardino Superior Courts?  What is the address of the Superior Court of San Bernardino?

Addresses for each of the different courts around Bakersfield in the San Bernardino Superior Court system are listed below.

Case Lookup in San Bernardino

You can lookup your case on the website and you must scroll to the bottom to choose civil or criminal. You can research either with a full name or the case number. You can review all court dates, past and upcoming, as well as filings and decisions made. If you are unsuccessful at locating your case, we recommend calling your local courthouse for assistance.

Non-Criminal Case Lookup and Criminal Case Lookup

You can lookup your case on the website and you must scroll to the bottom to choose civil or criminal. You can search with a full name or by the case number. You can review court dates, past and upcoming, as well as filings and decisions made. If you cannot locate your case, we recommend calling your local courthouse for help.

Check San Bernardino County Juror Status

Juror status is easy to review online. You can learn more about the process and expectations, defer your service, answer the required questionnaire, sign up to receive alerts, and obtain verification for each day you serve. As of 2017, San Bernardino County now sends all jury summons by postcard rather than the traditional envelope they sent prior. If you provide your email and/or phone number in your questionnaire, the courts will use that information to send email/text updates regarding your service.

Remember that jury service is your civic duty and to take it seriously! Dress as if you are attending a business interview and follow all instructions given by the judge. It’s a unique and fascinating experience that everyone should partake in at least once.

San Bernardino Court Locations And Phone Numbers

Superior Court of California
County of San Bernardino
Appeals and Appellant Division
8303 Haven Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
909-285-3539

Barstow District
235 East Mountain View Street
Barstow, CA 92311
760-718-3734

Superior Court of California
County of San Bernardino
Fontana District
17780 Arrow Boulevard
Fontana, CA 92335
909-350-9322

Joshua Tree District
6527 White Feather Road
Joshua Tree, CA 92252
760-974-3047

San Bernardino Juvenile Delinquency
900 East Gilbert Street, Bldg. 35
San Bernardino, CA 92415-0942
909-269-8840

Superior Court of California
County of San Bernardino
Rancho Cucamonga District
8303 Haven Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
909-285-3539

Victorville Courthouse
14455 Civic Drive
Victorville, CA 92392
760-245-6215

Court Ordered Parenting Classes

When the courts order someone to complete parenting classes, those classes will not be held at the courthouse. You will need to speak with an advisor, attorney, or get a referral from a social worker to find an approved class to take. There are several options available for San Bernardino County residents, including online classes. All come with a fee and will report to the courts that you have fulfilled your requirement. If you do not fulfill your requirement or “fail” the classes, the courts will be notified. Do your best in your fulfillment and you will be successful to the courts.

San Bernardino Court Ordered Restraining Order

You can obtain a domestic violence restraining order online (for harassment cases involving a partner or family member) or go to the courthouse and file for a civil harassment restraining order (for a non-intimate relationship, such as an employer/employee). There is no fee for either filing as long as there is evidence of physical violence or threats of violence. In cases of civil harassment that do not involve physical or threats of violence, there is a fee of $435.

If you are experiencing domestic violence, the court website has some information regarding shelters and support to help you through the process. You do not have to go through this alone and having help navigating paperwork and the system will help you through such a difficult time.

What is the San Bernardino Court’s Website?

You can locate the website at http://www.sb-court.org/Home.aspx. You will be able to view every bit of information from court hours, phone numbers, locations, case lookup, pay traffic fines, and forms. You can also learn about probate services, marriage licenses, and jury status as well. There is a lot of information available and you should acquaint yourself with the site!

Find the Court Traffic Division and Pay Traffic Violations

Any traffic ticket issued in San Bernardino County can be paid online with a credit or debit card. You can still opt to pay at the courthouse where your case was heard! The online option is only available to those who are pleading guilty and want the case closed as quickly as possible. If you wish to plead Not Guilty, you will go to the courthouse where your case will be heard and enter your plea there.

San Bernardino Superior Court Case Lookup

You can lookup your case on the website and you must scroll to the bottom to choose civil or criminal. You can research either with a full name or the case number. You will be able to see court dates, filings, and decisions made online.  If you are unsuccessful at locating your case, we recommend calling your local courthouse for assistance