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Lassen 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 Lassen County, CA.

The Lassen County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 6,037 filings, which indicates a decrease of 14% from 6,886 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court6,037

Most Popular Court Cases

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

Lassen 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 6,037 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is criminal comprising 87% 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 Lassen 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
Criminal5,240
Civil335
Family Law328
Probate53
Dependency49
Delinquency32

Juvenile Delinquency in Lassen, CA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Lassen 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 67 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Lassen County. Of that total, 43% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 29 court cases. Another 57% were dependency cases that accounted for 38 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency3,684
Dependency1,150
Status1,041

Government of Lassen County, CA

County Seat: Susanville
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1864
Total Square Miles: 4,720
2019 Population: 31,163
Persons/Square Mile: 0.15

Lassen County, CA Courts