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Blythe Courthouse

265 N. Broadway
Blythe, CA 92225

Matters Served:

Evictions Small Claims Civil Family Law Criminal Traffic

Limited Phone Hours: The clerk’s office phone hours at this location are 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday - Friday (except court holidays).

Public Viewing Computer(s) Available? Drop Box Available?*
Yes Yes

* Drop boxes are available at this court facility until 4:00 p.m., excluding weekends and court holidays. Documents deposited in a drop box after 4:00 p.m. will be processed the next court day. (see Cal. Rule of Court, rule 2.210) (external site )

Parking

Public parking is located on the north side of the building, where three spaces are designated for handicapped.

Directory

Court Phone Directory

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Department Floor
260 1
265 1

Americans with Disabilities Act - Accommodations (ADA)

Building Accommodations:

The main entry is located on N. Broadway at street level and is wheelchair accessible. However, the door is not equipped with a door activation button.

All individuals seeking entrance to the facility must pass through security screening which includes a metal detector (magnetometer). The screening device will not accommodate a large wheelchair. 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. There are wheelchair accessible stalls and sinks available in each restroom.

A wheelchair accessible drinking fountain is located in the lobby.

Smoke detectors and fire alarm systems are equipped with strobe lights.

Courtroom Accommodations:

The Blythe Courthouse is located in the easternmost part of Riverside County. It is a one-story courthouse that houses Department 260 and Department 265. Each courtroom is equipped with wheelchair accessible counsel tables and jury boxes. However, witness stands are not wheelchair accessible. There are two areas in each courtroom designated for handicapped seating. Courtroom doors are not automated for handicapped entry.

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 customer service window for disabled customers. The window has a lowered, wheelchair accessible counter. A wheelchair accessible table for filling out forms is located in the clerk’s office. 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.

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Hours:

Tuesday: 7:30 am-4:00 pm
Thursday - Friday: 7:30 am-4:00 pm