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AVAILABLE ONLY IN ARIZONA. A person who is qualified according to individual state laws (including certification or registration where required) to serve all process, writs, orders, pleadings, or papers required or permitted by law for service before, during, or independent of a court action.

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California - Domestic Violence
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Barstow District:
Effective May 6, 2013, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders will be filed and heard in the Barstow District.  

Serviced areas:  Barstow and Unincorporated areas of Yermo, Lenwood, Daggett, Hinkley, Trona and Baker, incidents North of WildWash Road on I-15 to state line, West of Kelbaker Road on I-40, San Bernardino County portion of Ridgecrest

Big Bear District:
Closed effective May 6, 2013.  All Domestic Violence Restraining Orders will be filed and heard in the Victorville District.
*Previously serviced areas:  Big Bear Lake, Big Bear City, North of Snow Valley on HWY 330, Fawnskin, Erwin Lake, Baldwin Lake, Sugarloaf, Lake Williams, Moonridge

Joshua Tree District:
Effective May 6, 2013, All Domestic Violence Restraining Orders from Joshua Tree District and Needles Districts will be filed and heard in this district.

Joshua Tree District serviced areas:  Town of Yucca Valley, City of Twentynine Palms, Unincorporated Areas – Morongo Valley, Landers, Pioneertown.
Needles District serviced areas: Needles, Havasu Landing, Big River, Essex, Goffs, Earp, Parker Dam, Vidal Junction, Everything East of Kelbaker Road and South of Nipton on I-40

Needles District:
Closed effective May 6, 2013. All Domestic Violence Restraining Orders will be filed and heard in the Joshua Tree District.

*Previously serviced areas:  Needles, Havasu Landing, Big River, Essex, Goffs, Earp, Parker Dam, Vidal Junction, Everything East of Kelbaker Road and South of Nipton on I-40

Rancho Cucamonga District:
Serviced areas:  Montclair, Ontario, Upland, Rancho Cucamonga, Alta Loma, Chino, Chino Hills, Cucamonga, Etiwanda, Guasti, Unincorporated area of Pomona and Unincorporated area of Mt. Baldy.

San Bernardino Central District:
Serviced areas: Cities of San Bernardino, Colton, Grand Terrace, Loma Linda, Bryn Mawr, Highland, Yucaipa, Redlands, Green Valley Lake, Skyforest, Crestline, Valley of Enchantment, Twin Peaks, Blue Jay, Lake Arrowhead, Arrowbear, Rim Forest, Running Springs, Cedar Glen, Cedar Pines Park, Crestforest, Lake Gregory, Areas of Lake Silverwood, Snow Valley, Fontana serviced areas: Fontana, Rialto, Crestmore and Unincorporated areas of Lytle Creek Canyon and Bloomington.  

Victorville District:
Effective May 6, 2013, All Domestic Violence Restraining Orders from the Big Bear District will be filed and heard in this district.

Big Bear serviced areas: Big Bear Lake, Big Bear City, North of Snow Valley on HWY 330, Fawnskin, Erwin Lake, Baldwin Lake, Sugarloaf, Lake Williams, Moonridge
Victorville serviced areas:   Victorville, Adelanto, Apple Valley, Hesperia and Unincorporated areas of El Mirage, Helendale, Lucerne Valley, Oro Grande, Phelan, Pinon Hills, Oak Hills, Wrightwood San Bernardino County area of Mt. High

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