Orange County Central Justice Center

The court manages legal issues associated with traffic violations, felonies, misdemeanors, appeals, mental health, and probate. Additionally, the justice center handles small claims advisory and civil issues. The primary areas of law managed by this court include civil and probate operations and criminal and traffic issues. Arraignments are also handled at this location

Aside from offenses and civil matters, the justice center also covers probate and mental health matters as well as Elder and Dependent Adult Restraining Orders. The Court is located at:

Central Justice Centerthe central justice center, orange county
700 W Civic Center Drive
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Telephone: (657) 622-7411
Traffic‎: ‎(657) 622-8459
Felony‎: ‎(657) 622-8459
Misdemeanor: ‎(657) 622-8459

The Central Justice Center services the following areas:

  • Orange
  • Santa Ana
  • Tustin
  • Villa Park

The center offers Limited Civil cases along with Small Claims for the cities of Westminster, Seal Beach, Garden Grove, and Fountain Valley and surrounding areas. As to Unlimited Civil: all cities are included as well as unincorporated areas belonging to Orange County. For Mental Health Hearings and Felonies, all Orange County Cities are included. For more detailed information or if you have any questions or concerns, feel free to give the court a call directly at any of the above-referenced numbers for assistance.

If you or someone you know has a hearing that is scheduled for a criminal matter at the Central Justice Center, it is strongly recommended that you schedule a consultation with an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. Doing so will give you further information about your rights and responsibilities as you enter the legal system and more information about what you can expect.