Bakersfield district office

Bakersfield district office 1800 30th Street, Suite 100
Bakersfield, CA 93301-1929
Robert Norton, presiding judge

General information

Units within the Bakersfield district office:

DWC Information Services Center: 1-800-736-7401
Disability accommodations: 1-866-681-1459
PRA information:

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Court hours

Court is in session: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. morning session
1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. afternoon session
Alternative filing during COVID-19: E-mail us
To request a continuance
or to contact the office:
E-mail us

The court lobby is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

There is no calendar on Mondays.

Walk through of case-opening documents are expected to comply with 8 CCR section 10417(d), which requires that the document be filed by noon on the day prior to the walk through conference.

Walk-through hours are 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

See the presiding judge regarding any emergency situations.

Getting to the court

By bus:

By car:

Building security

Visitors are requested to wait in the lobby until escorted through the security door by counsel or staff.


Ample free parking is available in the building parking lot.

Nearby eateries

No food is available in the building.  Fast food franchises and other restaurants are available in downtown Bakersfield.  The bowling alley across “F” street has a café famous for its Fish & Chips.

March 2023