Superior Courts

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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Court Innovations During COVID-19

August 06, 2020 | Feature
California courts have launched new ways to provide safe access to justice—including court proceedings streamed live online for the public, remote hearings for litigants, live chat help for court users, remote adoptions & more.
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