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El Dorado 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 El Dorado County, CA.

The El Dorado County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 17,491 filings, which indicates a decrease of 13% from 19,847 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court17,491

Most Popular Court Cases

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

El Dorado 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 17,491 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is criminal comprising 73% 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 El Dorado 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
Criminal12,776
Civil2,350
Family Law1,651
Probate284
Delinquency239
Dependency191

Juvenile Delinquency in El Dorado, CA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the El Dorado 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 331 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of El Dorado County. Of that total, 51% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 170 court cases. Another 49% were dependency cases that accounted for 161 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency12,778
Dependency5,476
Status908

Government of El Dorado County, CA

County Seat: Placerville
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1850
Total Square Miles: 1,786
2019 Population: 188,987
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 330 Fair Ln
County Government Center
Placerville , CA 95667-4103
https://www.edcgov.us/

El Dorado County, CA Courts