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The West Covina Courthouse is located at 1427 West Covina Parkway, West Covina, in the civic Center. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The West Covina Courthouse is part of the Los Angeles County Superior Court system.
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|Location: ||West Covina Courthouse |
(Formerly Citrus Municipal Court)
|Address: ||1427 West Covina Parkway |
| ||West Covina, CA 91793 || |
Due to the ongoing statewide financial crisis, and pursuant to state law enacted in 2009, Superior Courts throughout California will be closed Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, and closed the third Wednesday of every month through June 16, 2010.
All Superior Court offices and self-help programs will be closed. People having business with another agency in a courthouse on that day should contact that agency. The court closure days are to be treated as a court holiday per Government Code section 68106 for the purposes of scheduling hearings and calculating filing deadlines.
|Court closure dates are as follows: |
|Oct 21, 2009 ||Mar 17, 2010 |
|Nov 18, 2009 ||Apr 21, 2010 |
|Dec 16, 2009 ||May 19, 2010 |
|Jan 20, 2010 ||Jun 16, 2010 |
|Feb 17, 2010 || |
The parking fee is $1.00 per hour or $5 for all day. The fee for Park and Ride users is $1.00 per day.
The public entrance is on the northwest corner of the building, facing the parking structure. This is the only entrance and exit to the courthouse.
The Civil Department maximum Jurisdiction is $25,000.
Pre-scheduled court dates will be on the calendar. If your case is not on calendar or you want to appear in court on a non-calendared case, you must report to the Criminal Department before 9:00 a.m. Monday through Friday. Fines may be paid by mail or in person in the Criminal Department. For additional information, you may contact the Criminal Department by calling (626) 813-3239.
Small Claims Department
The maximum jurisdiction for a Small Claims case is $5,000. However, you cannot file more than two small claims actions in the State of California for more than $2,500 each during a calendar year.
Before filing a claim, the plaintiff must ascertain the correct legal or business name of the defendant. For additional information, you may contact the Small Claims Department by calling (626) 813-3226.
Office hours for the Traffic Department are:
|Monday-Friday || ||8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. |
You may have your citation pre-calendared for arraignment by calling (213) 742-1928. You may pay your citation by mail or in person in the Traffic Department. Correctable violations must be signed off on the back of the citation by a peace officer or Department of Motor Vehicles representative. The court does not accept repair receipts as proof of correction. For additional information, you may contact the Traffic Department by calling (626) 813-3204.
For more information visit the West Covina Courthouse page at http://www.lasuperiorcourt.org