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Glenn 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 Glenn County, CA.

The Glenn County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 7,813 filings, which indicates a decrease of 17% from 9,159 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court7,813

Most Popular Court Cases

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

Glenn 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 7,813 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is criminal comprising 89% 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 Glenn 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
Criminal6,931
Family Law408
Civil341
Probate74
Delinquency30
Dependency29

Juvenile Delinquency in Glenn, CA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Glenn 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 90 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Glenn County. Of that total, 67% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 60 court cases. Another 33% were dependency cases that accounted for 30 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,874
Dependency857
Status42

Government of Glenn County, CA

County Seat: Willows
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1891
Total Square Miles: 1,327
2019 Population: 28,094
Persons/Square Mile: 0.05

Glenn County, CA Courts