Riverside Hall of Justice
4100 Main Street, Riverside, Ca. 92501
Hours of OperationThe courthouse is open from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except court holidays.
Types of Cases Heard at this Location:
Parking is metered on the city streets and handicapped spaces are not designated, but individuals with vehicles displaying a handicapped placard or license plate may park in any space, free of charge.
Street metered parking in downtown Riverside on Main Street currently costs 25 cents per 10 minutes, up to four hours max at a time.
The following departments are in the Riverside Hall of Justice:
Department Floor 21 2 22 2 31 3 32 3 33 3 34 3 35 3 41 4 42 4 43 4 44 4 45 4 51 5 52 5 53 5 54 5 55 5 61 6 62 6 63 6 64 6 65 6American with Disabilities Act - Accommodations (ADA)
Entrances to the building are located on Eleventh Street (Palm Court) and Twelfth Street, and are accessible from the wheelchair ramp located on the north side of the building on Main Street.
All individuals seeking entrance to the facility must pass through security screening which includes a metal detector (magnetometers). Screening devices can accommodate wheelchairs of average size. Individuals with pacemakers or cochlear implants may request screening via a hand held wand from security screening personnel.
Public restrooms are located on the second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth floors of the building and can be accessed by using one of the four public elevators located in the lobby. Restroom doors are not equipped with handicapped door activation buttons, but all restrooms have wheelchair accessible stalls and sinks.
A wheelchair accessible drinking fountain is located on the second floor of the building in a hallway near the elevators.
Smoke detectors and fire alarm systems are equipped with strobe lights.
Elevator cabs are equipped with Braille signage and emergency call features to accommodate those with sight or hearing disabilities.
The Hall of Justice is situated in downtown Riverside, across from the Riverside Historic Courthouse. The Hall of Justice houses 21 criminal courtrooms, all of which are wheelchair accessible. Handicapped door activation buttons are located on courtroom doors. Two wheelchair accessible jury deliberation rooms, each with its own accessible, private restroom, are located on the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth floors. Four public elevators are located in the first floor lobby area. The Jury Assembly Room is located on the second floor.
Assistive listening devices are available for hearing-disabled individuals. Individuals anticipating the need to use hearing assisted devices are requested to notify the ADA Coordinator’s Office by completing Judicial Council Form MC 410 and submitting the form to the Court's Human Resource Department as far in advance of the court date as possible and in any event no less than five (5) court days prior to the hearing.
If a printed transcript of a court hearing is required, please make arrangements to purchase one from the court reporter.
Individuals in need of sign language interpreters may request assistance through the Court's Human Resource Department. Individuals may request Computer Assisted Real-Time Transcription or CART assistance through the ADA Coordinator’s Office by submitting Judicial Council Form MC 410 to the ADA Coordinator in as far advance of the court date as possible and in any event no less than five (5) court days prior to the hearing. Generally, sign language interpreters and CART reporters are provided to facilitate a hearing disabled individual's participation in court proceedings, but they may be permitted to accompany an individual at other times to facilitate communication in court matters.
Clerk’s Office Accommodations
The clerk’s office is located on the first floor of the building. One area of the customer service counter is lowered for access by customers in wheelchairs. A speech-generating device (NEO Text2Speech) is available upon request at any customer service window. Magnification devices are also available upon request to help customers read smaller print on court forms and fill out forms.
- Any firearms
- Taser / Stun guns
- Gun shaped lighters
- Toy or replica guns
- BB guns
- Pellet guns
- All bullets and ammunition
- Buck type knives - all size blades
- Swiss Army / utility type knives - all size blades
- Butter and steak knives - all size blades
- Multi-tool type knives - all size blades
- Concealable / disguised knives - all size blades
- Switchblade knives / gravity knives
- Pocket knives
- Miscellaneous sharp items (includes knitting needles and crochet hooks)
- Razors (includes single razor blades)
- Box cutters
- All 'exacto' type tools
- Ice picks
- Tear Gas
- Pepper gas
- Animal repellent
- Butane Fuel
- Cigarette lighters
- Letter openers
- Pieces of heavy-duty wire
- Heavy gauge chains
- Laser pointers (exception: attorneys needing for trial)
- Needles/Syringes (non-diabetics or without a prescription)
- Alcohol and controlled substances, including marijuana, per PC4573(a); U.S.C Section 812
- Handcuff keys
- Excess clothing beyond what is reasonable for personal use and current weather conditions
- Glass containers or objects
- Other miscellaneous items that present a safety concern as determined by Sheriff's Department supervisors for each facility.