Monday, September 22, 2014

Lorenzo Patiño Hall of Justice

651 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-874-6936
Business Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.,
Monday through Friday (excluding court holidays)

Background Information

The Lorenzo Patiño Hall of Justice serves as both the location of departments of the Sacramento Superior Court and also houses the Sacramento County Main Jail. Housed within the confines of this modern structure are the Court's felony and misdemeanor pretrial departments (known as Home Court departments), two of which also serve as the Domestic Violence Court and Drug Court.

Matters Heard

The following matters are heard and/or processed at the Lorenzo Patiño Hall of Justice. Information on case type definitions.

Hearings Heard

  • Felony pre-trial motions (Home Courts)
  • Domestic Violence Court

Court Departments

The following departments are located in the Lorenzo Patiño Hall of Justice:

  • Departments 60 through 63 - First Floor

Nearby Services

The following services are available in or near the Lorenzo Patiño Hall of Justice:

  • Copy Machines - None available in the building.
  • Vending Machines - Small store/deli across I Street from the entrance.
  • Public Telephones - Outside the entrance and also in the basement.
  • U.S. Mailbox - A U.S. Postal Service branch is at 8th and I Streets.
  • Banking Services - Nearby banks include Wells Fargo at 400 Capitol Mall, Sacramento Credit Union at 800 H Street, and Bank of America located at 1130 K Street.
  • Nearby Restaurants - The K Street Mall, located two blocks south of the Hall of Justice, has many restaurants in all price ranges.

Interactive Map to the Courthouse

Driving Directions

From the Bay Area (and points west)

  • Take the Interstate 80 freeway to Interstate 5 north. Exit at the J Street exit. J Street is a one-way street, heading east. Follow J Street to 8th Street and turn left. 8th Street is a one-way street, heading north. Take 8th Street to I Street (one block) and turn left onto I Street. I Street is a one-way street running west. The Lorenzo Patiño Hall of Justice is located on the block that is fronted by 6th and 7th Streets and H and I Streets.

From North Sacramento (and points north)

  • Take the Business 80 freeway to Highway 160. Highway 160 becomes 12th Street, moving into the downtown area. Turn right onto I Street. The Lorenzo Patiño Hall of Justice is located on the block that is fronted by 6th and 7th Streets and H and I Streets or
  • Take Interstate 80 to Interstate 5 south. Exit at the J Street exit. J Street is a one-way street, heading east. Follow J Street to 8th Street and turn left. 8th Street is a one-way street, heading north. Take 8th Street to I Street (one block) and turn left onto I Street. I Street is a one-way street running west. The Lorenzo Patiño Hall of Justice is located on the block that is fronted by 6th and 7th Streets and H and I Streets or
  • Take Interstate 5 south. Exit at the J Street exit. J Street is a one-way street, heading east. Follow J Street to 8th Street and turn left. 8th Street is a one-way street, heading north. Take 8th Street to I Street (one block) and turn left onto I Street. I Street is a one-way street running west. The Lorenzo Patiño Hall of Justice is located on the block that is fronted by 6th and 7th Streets and H and I Streets.

From South Sacramento (and points south)

  • Take Interstate 5 north. Exit at the J Street exit. J Street is a one-way street, heading east. Follow J Street to 8th Street and turn left. 8th Street is a one-way street, heading north. Take 8th Street to I Street (one block) and turn left onto I Street. I Street is a one-way street running west. The Lorenzo Patiño Hall of Justice is located on the block that is fronted by 6th and 7th Streets and H and I Streets or
  • Take Highway 99 north. At the interchange, follow the signs leading to westbound Interstate 80 (toward San Francisco). From Interstate 80 west, take Interstate 5 north. Exit at the J Street exit. J Street is a one-way street, heading east. Follow J Street to 8th Street and turn left. 8th Street is a one-way street, heading north. Take 8th Street to I Street (one block) and turn left onto I Street. I Street is a one-way street running west. The Lorenzo Patiño Hall of Justice is located on the block that is fronted by 6th and 7th Streets and H and I Streets.

From Rancho Cordova or Folsom (and points east)

  • Take Highway 50 west (toward San Francisco). Take Interstate 5 north. Exit at the J Street exit. J Street is a one-way street, heading east. Follow J Street to 8th Street and turn left. 8th Street is a one-way street, heading north. Take 8th Street to I Street (one block) and turn left onto I Street. I Street is a one-way street running west. The Lorenzo Patiño Hall of Justice is located on the block that is fronted by 6th and 7th Streets and H and I Streets.

Parking Information

Metered parking is available on all streets surrounding the Gordon D. Schaber Sacramento County Courthouse (meters take only quarters). There are also a limited number of free two-hour street parking spaces available on D, E, and F Streets. In addition, the following public lots are available within walking distance.

Lot Location and Rates