Shasta County Court Records Search

Shasta 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 Shasta County, CA.

The Shasta County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 44,247 filings, which indicates a decrease of 9% from 48,146 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court44,247

Most Popular Court Cases

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

Shasta 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 44,247 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 Shasta 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 Law2,487

Juvenile Delinquency in Shasta, CA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Shasta 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 320 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Shasta County. Of that total, 61% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 194 court cases. Another 39% were dependency cases that accounted for 126 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases

Government of Shasta County, CA

County Seat: Redding
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1850
Total Square Miles: 3,847
2019 Population: 179,921
Persons/Square Mile: 0.02

Shasta County, CA Courts