Courts and Justice
Local, state and federal agencies are entrusted with enforcing laws and administering justice. Those seeking more information about judicial cases may access the links below for more information.
District Attorney's Office
The District Attorney’s Office works with every component of the criminal justice system to protect the innocent, to convict and appropriately punish the guilty, and to protect the rights of victims. The office also works within the community to prevent and deter crime and to promote public safety.
California law provides for the use of grand juries in each county. The civil grand jury is distinct from criminal grand juries, which can be used to consider evidence and bring indictments in criminal investigations.
The Probation Department is responsible for the investigation and supervision of adult and juvenile offenders throughout Riverside County. It also operates three juvenile detention facilities located in the Riverside, Southwest, and Coachella Valley regions, and one residential treatment facility.
It is the mission of the Public Defender’s office to provide legal resources, and the most competent and professional legal representation possible to those individuals who are charged with a crime or involved in certain civil matters.
The Riverside Sheriff's Department is the second largest Sheriff's Office in California, managing five correctional facilities, Coroner-Public Administrator duties, and providing court services.
State of California
Superior Court of California – County of Riverside
Whether you wish to pay a traffic ticket, check your jury status, view a list of court locations and parking information, or obtain information about a civil or criminal case, you’ll find answers at the Riverside County Superior Court website.