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Calaveras County Court Caseload Data and Trends

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

The Calaveras County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 6,026 filings, which indicates a decrease of 2% from 6,163 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court6,026

Most Popular Court Cases

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

Calaveras 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 6,026 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is criminal comprising 77% 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 choices to lookup for a Calaveras 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
Criminal4,622
Civil664
Family Law523
Probate112
Dependency63
Delinquency42

Juvenile Delinquency in Calaveras, CA

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

In 2017, a total of 83 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Calaveras County. Of that total, 36% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 30 court cases. Another 64% were dependency cases that accounted for 53 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency4,619
Dependency1,783
Status803

Government of Calaveras County, CA

County Seat: San Andreas
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1850
Total Square Miles: 1,037
2019 Population: 45,670
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02
County Contact: 891 Mountain Ranch Rd
County Government Center
San Andreas , CA 95249-9713
http://www.co.calaveras.ca.us

Calaveras County, CA Courts