Our goal is to serve all individuals impartially, honestly and with integrity. The Courts and its staff remain dedicated to functioning as a team in order to serve the public by protecting individual rights and to provide equal, fair and consistent access to justice for all who are in need of our services. We strive to perform these duties in an efficient and timely manner.
The justice of the peace is required to preside over a variety of cases, including:
Formal Civil Suits
Small Claims Actions
Temporary Restraining Orders
Preliminary Examinations in Felony and Gross Misdemeanor Cases
Trials for Misdemeanor Criminal Matters
Trials for Traffic Violations
Justice Court now conducts telephonic non-evidentiary appearances by using CourtCall. You may obtain additional information by calling the CourtCall program administrator at (310) 342-0888 or (888) 882-6878. This should be arranged three days prior to the court hearing.