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Amador County Court Caseload Data and Trends

Depending on the local authorities practices, and political and economic climates, court case tallies will vary from year to year in specific areas of Amador County, CA.

The Amador County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 7,267 filings, which indicates an increase of 4% from 7,011 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court7,267

Most Popular Court Cases

You can tell a lot about an area by the types of legal issues that appear in county courts.

Amador County court records data dates back to 2012. Some may date back further, but they started formally recording them since 2012. There was a total of 7,267 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is criminal comprising 84% of the total filings. The next most popular types of court cases are civil and family law cases. Check out the table below to review the filing information for a specific court case type in county.

There are various solutions to find for a Amador County court case using someone’s name, the court type, the courthouse or county name, and other information.

Cases Type Number of filings in 2018
Criminal6,079
Civil570
Family Law474
Probate84
Dependency36
Delinquency24

Juvenile Delinquency in Amador, CA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Amador County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in California often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 48 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Amador County. Of that total, 46% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 22 court cases. Another 54% were dependency cases that accounted for 26 of the juvenile cases.

A lot of counties, including, Amador County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Amador County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency3,628
Dependency271
Status387

Government of Amador County, CA

County Seat: Jackson
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1854
Total Square Miles: 606
2019 Population: 38,626
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 810 Court St
County Adminitration Center
Jackson , CA 95642-2132
http://www.co.amador.ca.us

Amador County, CA Courts