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Notice:

Please be advised that due to increasing COVID-19 cases, the Visalia Division Civil/Family Law, Room 201 is closed to walk-ins, appointments are required until further notice.

New Website -

Welcome to the new Tulare County Superior Court website.  Please be advised that the website address has changed.  The new URL is https://www.tulare.courts.ca.gov.  Please be sure to update your bookmarks accordingly.  

COVID-19 Notice:

Please do not come to the courthouse if you meet the following criteria:

·        Sick with fever, cough, shortness of breath or other COVID-19 related symptoms
·        Recently tested for COVID-19 and waiting for test results
·        Tested positive for COVID-19
·        Had direct exposure to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 and told to self-quarantine due to COVID-19

If you meet any of the above criteria, please contact your attorney for your case or call (559) 730-5000 Ext. 110

Interpreters

The Tulare County Superior Court strives to provide free interpreters to all LEP court users for all hearings, trials and court-ordered events. Interpreters are provided at no cost for the following case types:

  • Criminal
  • Traffic
  • Juvenile
  • Mental Competency

The court currently provides free interpreter services in civil matters, within the priorities established in Evidence Code §756, as follows:

  • Priority 1: Domestic violence, civil harassment cases where there is no fee to file, elder abuse cases, where there is physical abuse or neglect
  • Priority 2: Unlawful Detainers (evictions)*
  • Priority 3: Termination of Parental Rights*
  • Priority 4: Guardianship and Conservatorship*
  • Priority 5: Cases where one person is asking for sole custody or visitation*
  • Priority 6: Other civil harassment and elder abuse cases*
  • Priority 7: Other family law cases*
  • Priority 8: Other civil cases*

*Parties with a fee waiver have preference

To request an interpreter in civil, please click here.. The completed form should be returned to the civil clerk's office, the Language Access office in room 202 of the Visalia Division or electronically to LAS@tulare.courts.ca.gov

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