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Bellflower Courthouse

Southern California Criminal Courts

Bellflower Courthouse 10025 East Flower St Bellflower, CA 90706  

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Bellflower Courthouse Website: Bellflower Courthouse Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The court is closed on weekends and Court holidays. Phone #s: Click here to see the latest phone numbers Parking: Parking is available on streets surrounding the courthouse. Free parking is also available in the four-tier parking structure located behind the library. Food: There are no food services, but vending machines are located on the 3rd Floor. There are several food establishments in the local area. Disabilities:

Accessible parking is located in the parking structure on the first level. Paths of travel to the main entrance, restrooms elevators, Clerk's Office, courtrooms and jury rooms are accessible.

Click here for additional access information for persons with disabilities.

Programs:

Department 1

Monday

    9:00 a.m. – Traffic Arraignments; DEJ/Prop 36; Assigned Preliminary Hearings; Jury Trials 1:30 p.m. – cont. DEJ/Prop 36

Tuesday

    9:00 a.m. – Traffic Arraignments; DEJ/Prop 36; Assigned Preliminary Hearings 1:30 p.m. – cont. DEJ/Prop 36

Wednesday

    9:00 a.m. – Traffic Arraignments; DEJ/Prop 36; Assigned Preliminary Hearings; Jury Trials 1:30 p.m. – cont. DEJ/Prop 36

Thursday

    9:00 a.m. – Traffic Arraignments; DEJ/Prop 36; Assigned Preliminary Hearings 1:30 p.m. – cont. DEJ/Prop 36

Friday

    9:00 a.m. – Traffic Arraignments; DEJ/Prop 36; Assigned Preliminary Hearings; Small Claims Appeals 1:30 p.m. – cont. DEJ/Prop 36

Department 2

Monday

    9:00 a.m. – Traffic Arraignments; Small Claims 1:30 p.m. – Ex Parte Motions; Traffic Court Trials; Civil Status Conferences

Tuesday

    9:00 a.m. – Traffic Arraignments 9:30 a.m. - Unlawful Detainers; Civil Court Trials 1:30 p.m. – Ex Parte Motions; Prove-Ups; Civil Law & Motion; Mandatory Settlement Conferences

Wednesday

    9:00 a.m. – Traffic Arraignments 9:30 a.m. – Traffic Court Trials; Civil Jury Trials cont. 1:30 p.m. – Ex Parte Motions; Civil Jury Trials; Civil Status Conferences; OJD Hearings

Thursday

    9:00 a.m. – Traffic Arraignments; Small Claims 1:30 p.m. – Ex Parte Motions; Small Claims; Civil Status Conferences

Friday

    9:00 a.m. – Traffic Arraignments; OJD Hearings; Civil Jury Trials; Civil Status Conferences 1:30 p.m. – Small Claims Appeals

Department 3

Monday Through Friday

    9:00 a.m. – Felony Arraignments; Felony Preliminary Hearings

Monday & Tuesday

    1:30 p.m. – Felony Arraignments; Law & Motions; Felony Preliminary Hearings

Wednesday & Thursday

    1:30 p.m. – Felony Arraignments; Felony Preliminary Hearings

Friday

    1:30 p.m. – Felony Arraignments; Felony Preliminary Hearings; Motion To View Arrest Reports

Departments 4, 5, 6

Monday & Wednesday

    9:00 a.m. – Misdemeanor Arraignments; Pre Trials; Jury Trials

Monday & Tuesday

    1:30 p.m. – Misdemeanor Arraignments; Law & Motions

Tuesday

    9:00 a.m. – Misdemeanor Arraignments; Pre Trials

Wednesday

    1:30 p.m. – Misdemeanor Arraignments

Thursday & Friday

    9:00 a.m. – Misdemeanor Arraignments; Pre Trials 1:30 p.m. – Misdemeanor Arraignments

Civil and Small Claims Department

Office hours for filing: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Telephone hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs Small Claims Court Advisor Program, (213) 974-9759, offers additional information and assistance with Small Claims. Legal Aid may be reached at (562) 864-9935 (Norwalk location) or (562) 435-3501 (Long Beach location). Civil Fax Filings (see fax number above) must be in compliance with CRC 201.

Special Requirements For Small Claims

Information regarding a scheduled hearing date form must be dated, signed and submitted with each new case filed. Multiple filers are required to type their own forms. Multiple filers are limited to submitting nine claims per week. Parties should file the proof of service with the Clerk's Office at least five days prior to the hearing date. A Request for Continuance must be received in the Clerk's Office at least 10 days prior to the hearing. A $10.00 fee is required if the defendant has been served.

Criminal Department

Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Telephone hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Court Appearance Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. for a 9:00 a.m. court appearance. Custody information is available daily after 10:00 a.m. at Clerk's Office Windows #3 or #4 or by calling (562) 804-8020.

Traffic Department

Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. On the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, hours are 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

If the name and address on your citation are correct, you should receive a courtesy notice in the mail prior to your appearance date. Note: Receipt of a courtesy notice is not guaranteed. If you do not receive a courtesy notice – do not disregard your citation.

Your options, to take care of your citation (on or before your due date) are as follows:

Court Appearance: If you wish to appear in court or your ticket is a mandatory court appearance, you must check-in with the Clerk's Office – Traffic Department, Monday through Friday (except holidays) at 8:00 a.m. sharp. Please note, it is important to be prompt as only a limited number of walk-ins will be scheduled to appear in court.

Also, to pre-schedule your court appearance, call (213) 763-1646 or click on the Traffic link above to sign up online.

Non-Court Appearance: If you would like to sign up for traffic school, pay your ticket, plead not guilty, etc., please see the window clerk/cashier in the Clerk's Office – Traffic Department (usually window #7), Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Please note, on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month the hours are 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Please bring your citation and/or courtesy notice when appearing.

Traffic Information and Payments: You may call (213) 763-1646 to:

    • Pay your ticket*
    • Sign up for traffic school*
    • Receive a 60 day extension
    • Receive a 30 day traffic school completion extension
    • Pay bail and set a Trial by Declaration*
    • Receive general information
    • Set your case for arraignment

      *These transactions require payment via a valid Visa, MasterCard or Discover credit card.

      The above transactions may also be requested via the US mail.

      Also, for your convenience, a drop box is located in the hallway near the Clerk's Office.

We speak English, Russian, Armenian, and Spanish.

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