Civil Trials Resume at Beverly Hills Courthouse
Posted Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 6:25 pm
By Ana Figueroa
For the first time in seven years, trials are resuming at the Beverly Hills Courthouse. A civil trial courtroom, Department 207, opened Feb. 3 at the courthouse located at 9355 Burton Way. Another civil trial courtroom, Department 205, is set to open in the next few months.
Prior to 2013, the Beverly Hills Courthouse heard civil, criminal, small claims and traffic matters in five courtrooms. But it was perhaps best known for the celebrity cases on its dockets. The legal woes of Winona Ryder, Lindsay Lohan, Robert Downey, Jr., Mel Gibson, among others, played out in its hallways, bringing gaggles of media crews to the courthouse lawn and bottlenecks to Burton Way.
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