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Tuolumne 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 Tuolumne County, CA.

The Tuolumne County court system consists of 1 court type, Superior Court. In 2018, Superior Court recorded 8,872 filings, which indicates a decrease of 12% from 9,933 in 2017. Review the table below for number of cases in the county.

Courts Type Number of filings in 2018
Superior Court8,872

Most Popular Court Cases

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

Tuolumne 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 8,872 cases filed in the county for the year 2018. The most popular type of court case is criminal comprising 79% 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 Tuolumne 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
Criminal6,979
Civil891
Family Law685
Dependency177
Probate110
Delinquency30

Juvenile Delinquency in Tuolumne, CA

Unfortunately, in many areas of the Tuolumne 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 194 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Tuolumne County. Of that total, 15% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 29 court cases. Another 85% were dependency cases that accounted for 165 of the juvenile cases.

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

Juvenile Cases Number of cases
Delinquency4,783
Dependency3,104
Status1,429

Government of Tuolumne County, CA

County Seat: Sonora
Government Type: County
Authority: Dillon's Rule
Year Organized: 1850
Total Square Miles: 2,274
2019 Population: 54,248
Persons/Square Mile: 0.04
County Contact: 2 S Green St
County Courthouse
Sonora , CA 95370-4618
https://www.tuolumnecounty.ca.gov/