San Bernardino Superior Court is excited to announce that Kristine Eisler has been selected to fill the new full-time Commissioner position at the Needles Courthouse. See the October 4, 2023 Press Release.
Superior Court Commissioners hear matters including, but not limited to, family law, probate, small claims, unlawful detainers (eviction), child support, domestic violence, civil harassment, traffic, and criminal matters. Commissioners must be active members in good standing with the State Bar of California, and be admitted to practice law in California for at least ten years.
1111 Bailey Ave
Needles, CA 92363
Public Phone Hours
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Self-Help services will be available onsite on the first Friday of each month in the Needles District, and will also be available remotely five days a week. For more information, visit the Self-Help webpage. When Self-Help staff are onsite in Needles, they can be located in the Courtroom building across from the Clerk’s Office, outside of Department N1.
SERVICES OFFERED IN NEEDLES
The public will be able to receive assistance at the Needles District for cases in each litigation area. The litigation types below will be filed and heard in the Needles District. If assistance is needed for cases not listed, Needles staff may be able to help facilitate assistance with other court districts.
- Adoptions/Freedom From Custody
- Civil Harassment Restraining Orders
- Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
- Elder Abuse
- Family Law
- Gun Violence Restraining Orders
- Limited Landlord Tenant
- Misdemeanor modification of sentence
- Name Change Petitions
- Petitions for the Return of Firearms
- Postsecondary School Protective Orders
- Small Claims
- Work Place Violence
LITIGATION TYPES NOT FILED OR HEARD IN NEEDLES
|Litigation Type||Location Where Filed & Heard|
|Felony and Misdemeanors||Victorville|
|Limited and Unlimited Civil (not listed)||San Bernardino Justice Center|
|Probate, Guardianship, Conservatorship||Victorville|