2019 State of the Court
BIG BEAR COURTHOUSE 477 Summit Boulevard, Big Bear Lake The Big Bear Courthouse reopened on January 12, 2018, after being closed since 2013. Through a statewide innovation grant, SBSC began offering remote video proceedings (RVP) for traffic and non-traffic infraction matters on the second and fourth Friday of each month. On November 9, 2018, RVP expanded to include misdemeanor modifications. The building houses one courtroom, a self-help center and clerk’s office.
JOSHUA TREE COURTHOUSE 6527 White Feather Road, Joshua Tree
Nestled where the Mojave and Colorado deserts meet, the Joshua Tree Courthouse is located 75 miles east of downtown San Bernardino. The building is co-occupied by the District Attorney, Sheriff’s Department and Public Defender, and houses four courtrooms hearing civil, criminal and traffic matters.
NEEDLES COURTHOUSE 1111 Bailey Avenue, Needles
Lying on the western banks of the Colorado River, near the borders of Arizona and Nevada, the Needles Courthouse reopened in July 2017 providing limited services on the first Friday of each month. Housing a single courtroom, residents of the Needles area can resolve traffic infractions and misdemeanor cases using remote video proceedings.
ARROWHEAD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER 400 North Pepper Avenue, Colton
Since 1999, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) has housed the state’s only in-hospital courtroom serving mental health patients. Courtroom cases are almost all related to the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act, which can give doctors the right to treat patients who are unable to make their own health care decisions due to a serious mental illness. From 1983 to 1999, the court held these hearings at another county hospital.
2019 STATE OF THE COURT
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