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Sutter 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 Sutter County, CA.

The Sutter County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 14,689 filings, which indicates a decrease of 6% from 15,563 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court14,689

Most Popular Court Cases

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

Sutter 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 14,689 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is criminal comprising 77% 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 Sutter 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
Criminal11,310
Civil1,521
Family Law1,492
Probate165
Dependency125
Delinquency76

Juvenile Delinquency in Sutter, CA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Sutter 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 166 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Sutter County. Of that total, 54% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 89 court cases. Another 46% were dependency cases that accounted for 77 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency9,162
Dependency2,146
Status312

Government of Sutter County, CA

County Seat: Yuba City
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1850
Total Square Miles: 608
2019 Population: 96,648
Persons/Square Mile: 0.01
County Contact: 1160 Civic Center Blvd
County Courthouse
Yuba City , CA 95993-3007
https://www.co.sutter.ca.us/

Sutter County, CA Courts