Modoc County Court Records Search

Modoc 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 Modoc County, CA.

The Modoc County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 1,967 filings, which indicates an increase of 10% from 1,762 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court1,967

Most Popular Court Cases

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

Modoc 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 1,967 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is criminal comprising 79% 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 options to search for a Modoc 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
Family Law211

Juvenile Delinquency in Modoc, CA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Modoc 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 21 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Modoc County. Of that total, 33% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 7 court cases. Another 67% were dependency cases that accounted for 14 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases

Government of Modoc County, CA

County Seat: Alturas
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1874
Total Square Miles: 4,203
2019 Population: 8,859
Persons/Square Mile: 0.47
County Contact: 204 S Court St
County Courthouse
Alturas , CA 96101-4020

Modoc County, CA Courts