The Laguna Hills Courthouse is also known as the Harbor Justice Center Laguna Hills. Laguna Hills Courthouse is located at 23141 Moulton Parkway in Laguna Hills, California, 92653. Laguna Hills court handles limited civil matters and a full traffic ticket calendar. Although the other courts throughout Orange County also handle traffic tickets, this court handles more traffic cases than any other. Getting results in this court requires an attorney with experience in traffic law and experience specifically in this court as every judge and every department has their own set of policies and procedures that can make a big difference in the outcome a traffic ticket case.
The Orange County court system has created a tremendous amount of confusion by naming both the Laguna Hills Courthouse and the Newport Beach courthouse as the Harbor Justice Center. Every day people arrive at the wrong Harbor Justice Center only to find out that the right location for their case is 10 miles away. As a rule of thumb, most criminal matters for misdemeanor of felony cases like DUI, drug possession, theft, domestic violence, and driving on a suspended license will be heard at the Newport Beach Courthouse. Simple traffic matters such as speeding or running a stop sign will usually be held at the Laguna Hills Courthouse. There are exceptions to this rule so it’s a good idea to check the Orange County court system online at www.occourts.org before making the drive to the Laguna Hills Courthouse.