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Inyo 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 Inyo County, CA.

The Inyo County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 13,732 filings, which indicates an increase of 15% from 11,695 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court13,732

Most Popular Court Cases

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

Inyo 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 13,732 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is criminal comprising 96% 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 Inyo 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
Criminal13,229
Family Law205
Civil188
Probate52
Delinquency46
Dependency12

Juvenile Delinquency in Inyo, CA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Inyo 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 55 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Inyo County. Of that total, 84% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 46 court cases. Another 16% were dependency cases that accounted for 9 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency2,400
Dependency288
Status36

Government of Inyo County, CA

County Seat: Independence
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1866
Total Square Miles: 10,227
2019 Population: 18,026
Persons/Square Mile: 0.57

Inyo County, CA Courts