Napa County Court Records Search

Napa 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 Napa County, CA.

The Napa County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 18,796 filings, which indicates an increase of 3% from 18,248 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court18,796

Most Popular Court Cases

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

Napa 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 18,796 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is criminal comprising 81% 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 Napa 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 Law1,177

Juvenile Delinquency in Napa, CA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Napa 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 318 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Napa County. Of that total, 73% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 233 court cases. Another 27% were dependency cases that accounted for 85 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases

Government of Napa County, CA

County Seat: Napa
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1850
Total Square Miles: 789
2019 Population: 140,973
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 1195 Third St
County Administration Building
Napa , CA 94559-3048

Napa County, CA Courts