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Ridgecrest Brnach Small Claims - Ridgecrest, CA

Courthouse in Kern County, CA

Last updated at 2022-02-11T04:12:49.369Z

Important information

Courthouse info


132 East Coso Avenue, Ridgecrest CA 93555

Hours of operation

<p>The hours of operation for the Ridgecrest Superior Court are Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.</p>

Court fees

Up to $100

Contact info

Clerk phone number

(760) 384-5900

Mailing Address

132 East Coso Avenue, Ridgecrest CA 93555

General info

Court website

Filing info

Average days to process

2-10 business days

Small claims info

Small claims website

Helpful to know

Judge info

Ridgecrest has two presiding supervising judges, the Honorable Lisa Pacione and the Honorable Kenneth Pritchard. Judge Pacione, a Democrat, is a graduate of the Pepperdine School of Law. Before being appointed to the bench, Pacione worked in private practice and most recently was the commissioner of the Kern court. Judge Pritchard is graduate of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Before being appointed to the bench, Pritchard worked as a lawyer in private practice in Ridgecrest.

Parking info

Parking is available for visitors in the parking lot at the front of the courthouse.

Busiest time

The busiest times of day at the Ridgecrest Superior court are the hours of 9:00 and 10:00 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Transit direction

If taking public transport to the Ridgecrest Superior Court, Kern Transit offers routes and lines towards the courthouse. For more information regarding public transit from Kern Transit, go to the following url.

Driving direction

The Rdigecrest Superior Court is can be found on the southern part of the complex. The sign on North China Lake Boulebvard is adjacent to the court complex.

Food nearby

If in need of a meal before or after going to the courthouse, Kristy's Family Restaurant is a local establishment that serves traditional diner food. Located on S China Lake Blvd., Kristy's Family Restuarant is three minute drive from the courthouse. Another option for a meal is Ephen Tacos SmokeHouse Junction. Ephen Tacos SmokeHouse Junction serves tacos and other Mexican cuisine. Located on East Ridgecrest Blvd., Ephen Tacos Smokehouse Junction is a 2 minute drive or 13 minute walk from the Ridgecrest Courthouse. If looking for a quick cup of coffee, there is a Starbucks on N China Lake Blvd. and only a four minute drive from the courthouse.

Other courthouses in Kern County

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