San Bernardino County Court

Find San Bernardino County California courts and courthouses, such as federal, state, district, superior, criminal, common, circuit, judicial, judiciary, divorce, appeals, family, traffic, and small claims courts. Courts provide information on legal cases, law documents, case searches, and appeals.

Barstow Superior Court 235 East Mountain View Street Barstow CA 92311 760-256-4758

Big Bear Superior Court 477 Summit Boulevard Big Bear Lake CA 92315 909-382-0150

Chino Superior Court 13260 Central Avenue Chino CA 91710 909-356-5337

Fontana Superior Court 17780 Arrow Boulevard Fontana CA 92335 909-884-2434

Joshua Tree Superior Court 6602 White Feather Road Joshua Tree CA 92252 760-366-5775

Needles Superior Court 1111 Bailey Avenue Needles CA 92363 760-326-9245

Rancho Cucamonga Juvenile Court 9567 Arrow Route Rancho Cucamonga CA 91730 909-945-6000

Rancho Cucamonga Library 12505 Cultural Center Drive Rancho Cucamonga CA 91739 909-477-2720

Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court 8303 Haven Avenue Rancho Cucamonga CA 91730 909-350-9761

Redlands Superior Court 216 Brookside Avenue Redlands CA 92373 909-885-1269

San Bernardino Juvenile Court 900 East Gilbert Street San Bernardino CA 92415 909-387-7538

San Bernardino Juvenile Traffic Court 175 West 5th Street San Bernardino CA 92401 909-387-5674

San Bernardino Superior Civil Court 303 West 3rd Street San Bernardino CA 92415 909-382-3626

San Bernardino Superior Court 351 North Arrowhead Avenue San Bernardino CA 92415 909-350-9322

Victorville Superior Court 14455 Civic Drive Victorville CA 92392 760-245-6215

About San Bernardino County Courts

Courts in San Bernardino County, CA are government institutions that resolve legal disputes in accordance with local San Bernardino County and California law and are housed in San Bernardino County courthouses. Courts are divided into Criminal Courts and Civil Courts. In San Bernardino County Criminal Courts, the government prosecutes a case against parties accused of breaking the law. In San Bernardino County Civil Courts the Court resolves disputes between citizens.

You may contact Courts for questions about:
  • San Bernardino County court records and judgments
  • Law documents, filings and case records
  • Appealing San Bernardino County court judgments
  • Court calendars and dockets
  • San Bernardino County background checks
San Bernardino County Court Records

San Bernardino County court records are available to the public at the San Bernardino County Courthouse. Records vary by specific court, however, commonly requested public records include copies of court decisions, court filings and records, court dockets and calendars, people and background check information as well as criminal records.

About the US Court System

The United States Legal System is comprised of a Federal Court System and Fifty State Court Systems which hear cases at San Bernardino County Courthouses.

San Bernardino County Trial Courts

San Bernardino County Courts, where cases are heard for the first time, are where both sides, the prosecutor and defendant present evidence to argue and support their versions of events. A jury usually decides the outcome of cases and a single judge presides over the court room.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Limited Jurisdiction Courts in San Bernardino County are typically limited to hearing only cases about small claims, traffic and driving violations, and misdemeanor offenses. Other courts of limited jurisdiction include San Bernardino County Probate Courts and San Bernardino County Family Courts.

Appellate Court in San Bernardino County, California

Appellate Courts, or Courts of Appeal, hear appeals of decisions that are reached in San Bernardino County Trial Courts. A judge or a panel of judges presides over the appellate process and decides the outcome of the trial rather than a jury.

California Federal Courts

Federal Courts are divided into Trial Courts and Appellate courts. San Bernardino County Federal Courts are divided into Courts of General Jurisdiction and Courts of Limited Jurisdiction. General Jurisdiction Courts preside over all matters of cases, whereas Courts of Limited Jurisdiction are limited by their scope. Federal Courts in California are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and have jurisdictional authority over defined geographic areas.

Twelve Circuit Courts comprise the US Appellate Court System with the United States Supreme Court at its head. Appellate Courts in California state are similar to the Federal System, whereas multiple appellate courts hear cases within a defined geographic area, governed by the highest State Court, the California Supreme Court.