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Trinity 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 Trinity County, CA.

The Trinity County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 2,452 filings, which indicates an increase of 3% from 2,374 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court2,452

Most Popular Court Cases

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

Trinity 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 2,452 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is criminal comprising 74% 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 choices to lookup for a Trinity 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
Criminal1,817
Civil295
Family Law263
Probate36
Delinquency24
Dependency17

Juvenile Delinquency in Trinity, CA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Trinity 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 43 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Trinity County. Of that total, 58% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 25 court cases. Another 42% were dependency cases that accounted for 18 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency1,258
Dependency311
Status195

Government of Trinity County, CA

County Seat: Weaverville
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1850
Total Square Miles: 3,208
2019 Population: 12,709
Persons/Square Mile: 0.25

Trinity County, CA Courts