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Del Norte 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 Del Norte County, CA.

The Del Norte County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 6,812 filings, which indicates a decrease of 21% from 8,236 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court6,812

Most Popular Court Cases

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

Del Norte 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 6,812 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 family law and civil 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 Del Norte 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
Criminal5,692
Family Law448
Civil421
Delinquency146
Dependency59
Probate46

Juvenile Delinquency in Del Norte, CA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Del Norte 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 229 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Del Norte County. Of that total, 67% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 154 court cases. Another 33% were dependency cases that accounted for 75 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency3,436
Dependency1,069
Status0

Government of Del Norte County, CA

County Seat: Crescent City
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1857
Total Square Miles: 1,230
2019 Population: 27,470
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 981 H St
County Courthouse
Crescent City , CA 95531-3415
http://www.co.del-norte.ca.us

Del Norte County, CA Courts