San Bernardino Superior Court, Family Law Division (Historic Courthouse): Downtown San Bernardino
Updated: Oct 3, 2021
Address: The San Bernardino County Superior Court, Historic Division, is located at 351 North Arrowhead Avenue. San Bernardino, CA 92415-0245.
General Contact: 909-521-3136
Facsimile Filing: 909-521-3128 (Fax Filing)
Family Law Calendar Info: 909-521-3125
Self Help Resource Center: 909-269-8826
Family Court Services: 909-521-3180
Courthouse: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Lobby: Opens at 7:45 a.m.)
Clerk’s Office: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Legal Matters: The San Bernardino County Superior Court Downtown Division (Historic) hears legal matters related to the following: Divorce (Dissolution of Marriage), Legal Separation, Nullity of Marriage, Child Support*, Child Custody, Child Visitation (Parenting Time), Domestic Violence Restraining Orders (DVRO), Domestic Partnership (Forming and Dissolving), Contempt of Court, Grandparents Rights Petitions, Stepparent Adoptions, Emergency Ex Parte Hearings, Child’s Name Change*, Family Law Mediation, Spousal Support (Alimony), Pet Custody**, and Request for Orders (Family Law Related).
*Child Support and Name Change Petitions filed in San Bernardino County may be heard in Child Support Court and Juvenile Dependency Court, respectively. San Bernardino Child Support Court is located 655 W 2nd St, San Bernardino, CA 92415. San Bernardino Juvenile Dependency Court is located at 900 E Gilbert St, San Bernardino, CA 92415. Also, Juvenile Dependency Court will not hear a petition for child’s name change unless there is also an underlying petition that is already filed in Juvenile dependency court (i.e. Petition for Removal of the Child, Petition to Terminate Parental Rights, etc.). For more information, see Juvenile Dependency Hearings.
**The family law court will not hear matters related to pet custody unless the petition is part of an underlying case (i.e. divorce, legal separation, DVRO, etc.).
Note: Conservatorship and Guardianship cases are family law related legal matters; however, those legal matters are filed in probate court, as opposed to family law court. Probate court in San Bernardino County is located at 247 W. 3rd Street. San Bernardino, CA 92415.
Areas & Cities Covered: The San Bernardino Superior Court Family Law Division in Downtown San Bernardino Serves the Following Areas and Cities: Unincorporated areas of Angelus Oaks, Arrowbear, Barton Flats, Blue Jay, Bryn Mawr, Cedar Glen, Colton, Cedar Pines Park, Crest Forest, Crestline, Devore, Fontana, Rialto, Crestmore, Bloomington, and unincorporated areas of Lytle Creek, Forest Falls, Forest Home, Goffs, Grand Terrace, Green Valley Lake, Havasu Landing, Highland, Lake Arrowhead, Lake Gregory, areas of Lake Silverwood, Loma Linda, Mentone, Redlands, Rim Forest, Running Springs, San Bernardino, Skyforest. Snow Valley, Twin Peaks, Valley of Enchantment, Yucaipa, Alta Loma, Chino, Chino Hills, Etiwanda, Guasti, Montclair, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, Upland, parts of Pomona, and unincorporated areas of Mt. Baldy.
Drop Box Info: A drop box for legal paperwork is located at the main entrance on Arrowhead Ave.
Note: The drop box may be used for filing legal paperwork and making payments (no cash).
Note: Ex Parte Petitions (Emergency Request for Orders) should be filed with the court’s clerk if possible (as opposed to dropping the Ex Parte RFO in the drop box). Documents deposited in the drop box before 4:00 p.m. will be received on the same date. Documents filed or mailed to the San Bernardino Superior Court must be properly address as follows:
Superior Court of California County of San Bernardino San Bernardino District – Attn: (i.e. Family Law Division, etc.) 351 N. Arrowhead Ave San Bernardino CA 92415-0245
Note: Our office is not affiliated with the San Bernardino County Superior Court. Our law firm makes efforts to keep this information up to date as a convenience to our website visitors, but there is no guarantee as to the accuracy of the information listed herein. If you need a divorce or family law lawyer for a San Bernardino County case, contact our Redlands-based family law firm today for a consultation!