The Fontana Courthouse is located at 17780 Arrow Blvd, Pomona, CA 92335. The Fontana courthouse is right in the middle of the inland empire in downtown Fontana, California, about an hour’s drive east of Los Angeles. If you made a square with the 210 freeway to the north, the 10 freeway to the south, the 15 freeway to the west and the 215 freeway to the east, Fontana court is right in the middle. This court handles traffic ticket, misdmeanor, and felony criminal matters. Fontana is a very high volume courthouse. In an effort to keep up, the supposedly cash strapped and budget impacted county of San Bernardino has all of the public defenders in the Fontana courthouse packing an Ipad.
Fontana Courthouse Traffic Court
The traffic clerk at the Fontana courthouse is notoriously busy. Lines can be upwards of an hour most days of the week. The clerk’s office is where you will need to go if you are one of those unfortunate enough to have a failure to appear or FTA which may be holding or suspending your California Drivers License or even an out of state license. Fontana traffic court is also pretty famous for being the one place in San Bernardino where the judge actually gives jail time to people caught driving without a license. If you are facing a charge of driving without a license under VC 12500(a) or worse yet driving on a suspended under VC 14601(a) or VC 14601.1(a), you should contact a traffic lawyer immediately. Fontana judges do not screw around when it comes to locking people up for petty traffic offenses.
Fontana Courthouse Criminal Court
Fontana court also handles DUI cases, misdemeanor cases, felony cases, and some juvenile matters. If you are headed to the Fontana Courthouse, parking is available to the west and the east of the courthouses in a free lot. Additional free parking is also located in the surrounding area if you are willing to make a short walk.