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Plumas County Court Caseload Data and Trends

Depending on the local government practices, and political and economic climates, court case numbers will vary from year to year in specific areas of Plumas County, CA.

The Plumas County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 3,813 filings, which indicates an increase of 8% from 3,497 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court3,813

Most Popular Court Cases

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

Plumas 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 3,813 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is criminal comprising 84% 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 choices to lookup for a Plumas 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
Criminal3,209
Family Law273
Civil216
Probate56
Dependency45
Delinquency14

Juvenile Delinquency in Plumas, CA

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

In 2017, a total of 52 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Plumas County. Of that total, 33% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 17 court cases. Another 67% were dependency cases that accounted for 35 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,350
Dependency549
Status38

Government of Plumas County, CA

County Seat: Quincy
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1854
Total Square Miles: 2,613
2019 Population: 18,742
Persons/Square Mile: 0.14
County Contact: 520 Main St
County Courthouse
Quincy , CA 95971-9364
http://www.countyofplumas.com

Plumas County, CA Courts