Moreno Valley Courthouse
13800 Heacock Street, Bldg. D #201, Moreno Valley, Ca. 92553
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:
Small Claims and Traffic
Public parking is located adjacent to the court facility on the south, east, and west sides of the building. Individuals with vehicles displaying a handicapped placard or license plate may park in any space.
The following departments are located in the Moreno Valley Courthouse:
Department Floor MV1 2 MV2 2 American with Disabilities Act - Accommodations (ADA)
The Moreno Valley Court consists of two adjacent buildings, one of which houses two courtrooms and the other, which houses a clerk’s office and other customer service programs. The main entrance to the court building is located on the second level of the complex, which is accessed by an exterior elevator located in the courtyard of the complex. The entrance to the adjacent clerk’s office building is also accessed by this exterior elevator.
All individuals seeking entrance to the courtroom building must pass through security screening which includes a metal detector (magnetometer). The screen device can accommodate a wheelchair 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 in the courtroom building and clerk’s office building. All have wheelchair accessible stalls and sinks. Entry doors to restrooms are not automated.
A wheelchair accessible drinking fountain is in the clerk’s office lobby.
Elevator cabs are equipped with Braille signage and emergency call features to accommodate those with seeing and hearing impairment.
The Moreno Valley Court is a two-building court complex that houses Departments MV1 and MV2. Both courtrooms have wheelchair accessible counsel tables. (Jury boxes and witness stands are not used in this court location.) There is space designated for wheelchairs in each courtroom audience area, each accommodating four wheelchairs.
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 has designated one window to accommodate disabled customers. The window has a lowered, wheelchair accessible counter. A speech-generating device (NEO Text2Speech) is available upon request at the customer service window. Magnification devices are also available upon request to facilitate reading smaller print on court forms.Items Not Allowed in Court Buildings
- 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.