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Tehama 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 Tehama County, CA.

The Tehama County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 15,639 filings, which indicates a decrease of 12% from 17,533 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court15,639

Most Popular Court Cases

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

Tehama 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 15,639 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 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 Tehama 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
Criminal13,124
Civil1,148
Family Law1,030
Probate146
Dependency137
Delinquency54

Juvenile Delinquency in Tehama, CA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Tehama 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 192 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Tehama County. Of that total, 29% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 56 court cases. Another 71% were dependency cases that accounted for 136 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency5,917
Dependency2,363
Status661

Government of Tehama County, CA

County Seat: Red Bluff
Government Type: County
Authority: Home Rule
Year Organized: 1856
Total Square Miles: 2,962
2019 Population: 63,926
Persons/Square Mile: 0.05

Tehama County, CA Courts