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Mariposa County Court Caseload Data and Trends

Depending on the law enforcement practices, and political and economic climates, court case statistics will vary from year to year in specific areas of Mariposa County, CA.

The Mariposa County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 3,190 filings, which indicates a decrease of 0% from 3,198 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court3,190

Most Popular Court Cases

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

Mariposa 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 3,190 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is criminal comprising 86% 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 options to search for a Mariposa 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
Criminal2,745
Civil205
Family Law187
Probate38
Dependency12
Delinquency3

Juvenile Delinquency in Mariposa, CA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Mariposa County, juvenile delinquency crimes are on the rise. There are many reasons for the increase in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in California often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of offenses, and other family matters.

In 2017, a total of 5 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Mariposa County. Of that total, 0% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 0 court cases. Another 100% were dependency cases that accounted for 5 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,553
Dependency419
Status154

Government of Mariposa County, CA

County Seat: Mariposa
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1850
Total Square Miles: 1,463
2019 Population: 17,569
Persons/Square Mile: 0.08

Mariposa County, CA Courts