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California has 58 Superior Courts, also known as trial courts, one in each California county.

Superior courts handle all types of state cases: criminal, civil, family and juvenile, and probate. They also handle Mental Health cases and certain appeals.

In the most recent year, over 7.5 million cases were filed statewide in the Superior Courts.

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Dedication: Los Banos Courthouse

Dedication: Los Banos Courthouse

September 06, 2016 | News Release
What: A ceremony to celebrate the official dedication of the new Robert M. Falasco Justice Center in Los Banos for the Superior Court of Merced County. The ceremony is open to the public. Who: The ceremony will include remarks by: Chief Justice Tani...
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