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Marin 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 Marin County, CA.

The Marin County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 37,664 filings, which indicates a decrease of 10% from 41,272 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court37,664

Most Popular Court Cases

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

Marin 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 37,664 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is criminal comprising 85% 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 Marin 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
Criminal31,870
Civil3,474
Family Law1,505
Probate518
Delinquency240
Dependency57

Juvenile Delinquency in Marin, CA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Marin 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 299 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Marin County. Of that total, 83% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 249 court cases. Another 17% were dependency cases that accounted for 50 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency16,235
Dependency1,148
Status810

Government of Marin County, CA

County Seat: San Rafael
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1850
Total Square Miles: 828
2019 Population: 260,955
Persons/Square Mile: 0.00
County Contact: 3501 Civic Center Dr
County Civic Center
San Rafael , CA 94903-4176
https://www.marincounty.org/

Marin County, CA Courts