Riverside Juvenile Court
9991 County Farm Road, Riverside, Ca. 92503
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:
Public parking is available in front of the Juvenile Court building and in other lots located in the Juvenile Court complex. Parking is not metered on the streets or in the lots. There are six handicapped spaces available in front of the court building. Individuals with vehicles displaying a handicapped placard or license plate may park in any space.
The following departments are in the Riverside Juvenile Court:
Department Floor J1 1 J2 1 J3 1 J4 1American with Disabilities Act - Accommodations (ADA)
The main entry on County Farm Road is wheelchair accessible. The entry is at ground level.
All individuals seeking entrance to the facility must pass through security screening which includes a metal detector. Individuals with pacemakers or cochlear implants may request screening via a hand held wand from security screening personnel.
Public restrooms on the first floor are wheelchair accessible; however, restroom entrances are not equipped with handicapped door activation buttons.
A wheelchair accessible drinking fountain is located on the first floor near the clerk’s office.
Smoke detectors and fire alarm systems are equipped with strobe lights.
The Riverside Juvenile Court is a one-story facility that houses Departments J1, J2, J3 and J4. All courtrooms are wheelchair accessible.
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 near the main entry adjacent to the screen devices. 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 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.