Oct. 31, 2014
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Divisions

Civil

The Civil Division handles lawsuits in which one party sues another to recover money or property, to enforce a contract or an obligation, to collect damages for injury or to protect some civil right. They also process unlawful detainers, injunctive orders and name change petitions.

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Criminal

The Criminal Division has jurisdiction over felonies and misdemeanors. Charging documents consist of citations, complaints, information, and Grand Jury indictments.

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Family & Children

The Family Law division hears matters involving family-related issues and domestic relations. Family Court Services offers mediation and evaluations for child custody and visitation.

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Juvenile

The Juvenile Division handles cases involving juvenile dependency and juvenile delinquency.

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Probate

The Probate Division handles cases involving estates, trusts, guardianships, and conservatorships. The Court Investigator handles investigations related to guardianships, conservatorships, stepparent adoptions and freedom from parental control.

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Small Claims

The Small Claims Division is a special court within the Superior Court where disputes are resolved quickly and inexpensively. These lawsuits do not exceed $7,500.

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Traffic & Infractions

The Traffic/Infraction Division processes infraction violations of the vehicle code, local ordinance or other law or statute.

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Related Information

Jury Service (Jury Duty)

Information about jury duty, jury reporting instructions, frequently asked questions, and what you can expect when serving as a juror can be found here.

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