Where is the Fullerton Courthouse?
Fullerton Courthouse is located on Harbor street. It is next to the park and trails. The majority of cases there are criminal. There are some civil cases there, but those are exceptional. Fullerton Courthouse handles most of the criminal case filings involving Brea, Yorba Linda, Fullerton, and the surrounding areas. Most of the cases that goes thru Fullerton involve DUIs along Imperial Highway and the 57/91 freeway.
Misdemeanor cases in Fullerton Courthouse.
Most of the cases in Fullerton are Misdemeanors There can be 50 to 75 cases set for arraignment on any day in the Fullerton Courthouse. Arraignments in Fullerton Courthouse as of the writing of this post are held in N8. N8 is on the right side of the courthouse. You have to enter
into the courthouse from the 3rd floor. Once you enter into the courthouse, you will need to make a right and go upstairs. You need to make another right once you are upstairs and the courtroom will be on your left.What Happens on the First Day of Court?
The arraignment is the your first day of court. It is the date where you can say you are guilty or not guilty. There is also a third option. You can request for a two week extension to find yourself an attorney. Some examples of the cases that go thru N8 are DUI, public urination, petty theft, driving with no license, and driving on suspended license. This is not an exhaustive list.
You Must Be at Your Courtroom at 8:30
You will find your courtroom on the television screen. The television screens are on the right side of the courthouse after you the metal detectors. It is important that you show up to the Fullerton Courthouse at 8:30 for court. Warrants are issued if you come late. I have seen people being issued warrants at 10:00. Court is no joke, you must be there on time! If you are late, then you must tell the bailiff that you came in late. You must not annoy the bailiff. It’s also important that you schedule enough time to stay at the courthouse until 4:00pm.