San Bernardino Superior Court (SBSC) is excited to announce the expansion of the Needles Courthouse clerk’s office services from one day each month to five days each week beginning on Monday, January 23, 2023. Read the Press Release for more information about the Needles Courthouse expansion.


Needles District
1111 Bailey Ave
Needles, CA 92363



Public Phone Hours
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

General (760) 269-4962
Traffic (760) 718-3700
Traffic Fax 760-718-3407

Fax Filing Guidelines



Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Make an Appointment

For Traffic Citations

Members of the public with questions about San Bernardino Superior Court matters or processes may visit the Needles Courthouse for assistance. Court staff may provide practical procedural legal information, answer questions regarding process and procedure, provide resources and tools to assist with preparing necessary forms, and review completed forms prior to filing.

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.

The public will be able to receive assistance at the Needles District for cases in each litigation area. That assistance may be provided directly by clerks onsite in Needles, or it may be provided indirectly as clerks in Needles facilitate coordination of services handled by other courthouses, as listed below:

Litigation Type Courthouse
Small Claims & Limited Landlord-Tenant Barstow
Family Law, Adoptions, Domestic Violence, Gun Violence Restraining Orders, Name Changes, Civil Harassment Restraining Orders, Elder Abuse, Workplace Violence Restraining Orders Joshua Tree
General Civil, Limited and Unlimited San Bernardino
Criminal Felony and Misdemeanors Victorville
Probate, Conservatorship and Guardianship San Bernardino