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Judicial Assignments

Judicial assignments for each department are listed below, organized by division.

Visalia - Civil, Criminal, & Family Law

Current assignments:

Civil- North County Jurisdiction assigned for all purposes upon filing the initial pleading according to first plaintiff’s last name that begins with the letter A, B, C, S.  

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30am Case Management Conferences, Order to Show Cause Hearings, Fee Waiver Hearings, Minor’s Compromise, Bench Warrant Hearings, Guardianships Hearings (including Ex-Parte), Civil Ex-Parte Hearings, Civil Harassment Order to Show Cause Hearings, Unlawful Detainer Trials, and Miscellaneous matters

 

9:00am Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Case Management Conferences, Order to Show Cause Hearings, Fee Waiver Hearings, Minor’s Compromise, Bench Warrant Hearings, Guardianship Hearings (including Ex-Parte), and Civil Ex-Parte Hearings

 

 

 

 

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Case Management Conferences, Order to Show Cause Hearings, Fee Waiver Hearings, Minor’s Compromise, Bench Warrant Hearings, Guardianship Hearings (including Ex-Parte) and Civil Ex-Parte Hearings, Civil Harassment Order to Show Cause Hearings, and Unlawful Detainer Trials and Miscellaneous matters

 

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Civil Law and Motion, Case Management Conferences, Order to Show Cause Hearings, Fee Waiver Hearings, Bench Warrant Hearings, Guardianship Hearings, Civil Ex-Parte Hearings, Demurrers, Summary Judgments, Order to Show Cause Hearings, and Unlawful Detainer Hearings (1 hour or less)

 

 

10:00am Jury Trials and Family Law Contested Hearings

 

2:00pm Family Law Contested Hearings

 

 

8:30am Readiness Conferences, Short Cause Trials, Petitions to Declare Minor Free from Custody, Fee Waiver Hearings, Bench Warrant Hearings, Guardianship Hearings (including Ex-Parte) and Civil Ex-Parte Hearings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current assignments:

Civil- North County Jurisdiction assigned for all purposes upon filing the initial pleading according to first plaintiff’s last name that begins with the letter M, N, O, P, Q, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z.  

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30am Civil Law and Motion, Case Management Conferences, Civil Ex-Parte Hearings, Petitions Transfer Structured Settlement, Demurrers, Summary Judgments, Guardianship Hearings, and Unlawful Detainer Hearings (1 hour or less)

 

9:00am Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am LPS Conservatorships, Public Guardian Petitions, Guardianship Hearings (including Ex-Parte), and Civil Ex-Parte Hearings, Petitions to Declare Minor Free from custody, and Unlawful Detainer Hearings (1 hour or less)

10:00am Family Law Contested Hearings and Jury Trials

 

2:00pm Family Law Contested Hearings

 

 

 

 

8:30am Case Management Conferences, Settlement Conferences, Claim of Exemption Hearings, Order of Examination Hearings, and Unlawful Detainer Hearings (1hour or less)

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Order to Show Cause Hearings, Case Management Conferences, Minor’s Compromise, Petitions for Name Change, Fee Waiver Hearings, Small Claims Trial De Novo, Bench Warrant Hearings, Guardianship Hearings (including Ex-Parte) and Civil Ex-Parte Hearings, Unlawful Detainer Hearings (1 hour or less), and Petitions to Declare Minor Free from Custody

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Order to Show Cause Hearings, Case Management Conferences, Minor’s Compromise, Petitions for Name Change, Fee Waiver Hearings, Small Claims Trial De Novo, Bench Warrant Hearings, Guardianship Hearings (including Ex-Parte), Civil Ex-Parte, and Unlawful Detainer Hearings (1 hour or less

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current assignments:

Criminal- North County Jurisdiction (Visalia/Exeter/Dinuba) Felony Complaints according to first defendant's last name beginning with letter B, C, D, G, I, J, O, P, Q, R, U, V, W, X, Y, Z.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Sentencings, and Preliminary Hearings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Sentencings, and Preliminary Hearings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Preliminary Hearing Settings, Motions, and Walk-ins

 

 

 

 

10:00am Sentencings

 

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Preliminary Hearing Settings, and Out of Custody Preliminary Hearing Confirmations

 

10:00am In Custody Preliminary Hearing Confirmations

 

1:30pm Settlement Conferences

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Preliminary Hearing Settings and Out of Custody Preliminary Hearing Confirmations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current assignments:

Criminal- North County Jurisdiction (Visalia/Exeter/Dinuba) Felony Complaints according to first defendant's last name beginning with letter A, E, F, H, K, L, M, N, S, T.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Preliminary Hearing Confirmations, Preliminary Hearing Settings, Sentencings, and Motions

 

 

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Preliminary Hearing Confirmations, Preliminary Hearing Settings, Sentencings, and Motions

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Sentencings, Preliminary Hearing Settings, and Motions

 

 

10:00am Preliminary Hearings

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Sentencings, Preliminary Hearing Settings, and Motions

 

 

10:00am Preliminary Hearings

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Preliminary Hearing Setting, Sentencings, and Motions

 

 

10:00am Walk-ins

 

 

 

Current assignments:

Criminal- North County Jurisdiction (Visalia/Exeter/Dinuba) Felony Informations according to first defendant's last name beginning with letter B, E, F, H, I, J, Q, S, T, W, Y.  

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Information, Pretrial Conferences, Sentencings, Motions and Jury Trials

 

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Information, Pretrial Conferences, Sentencings, Motions and Jury Trials

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Information, Pretrial Conferences, Sentencings, Motions, Trial Confirmation Hearings and Jury Trials

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Information, Pretrial Conferences, Sentencings, Motions and Jury Trials

 

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Information, Pretrial Conferences, Sentencings, Motions, Walk-Ins and Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

Current assignments:

Criminal- North County Jurisdiction (Visalia/Exeter/Dinuba) Felony Informations according to first defendant's last name beginning with letter D, G, M, N, O, P, V.  

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Information, Pretrial Conferences, Sentencings, Motions, and Trial Confirmation Hearings

 

9:30am Jury Trials

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Information, Pretrial Conferences, Sentencings, Motions, and Trial Confirmation Hearings

 

9:30am Jury Trials

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Information, Pretrial Conferences, Sentencings, Motions, and Trial Confirmation Hearings

 

9:30am Jury Trials

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Information, Pretrial Conferences, Sentencings, Motions, Trial Confirmation Hearings, and Walk-ins

 

9:30am Jury Trials

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Information, Pretrial Conferences, Sentencings, Motions, and Trial Confirmation Hearings

 

9:30am Jury Trials

 

Current assignments:

Civil- North County Jurisdiction assigned for all purposes upon filing the initial pleading for cases where the Plaintiff/Petitioner’s name begins with the letters D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, R.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30am Case Management Conferences, Short Cause Matters, Bench Warrant Hearings, Guardianship Hearings (including Ex-Parte), and Civil Ex-Parte Hearings, Unlawful Detainer Hearings, and Probate and Conservatorship Hearings

 

9:00am Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Civil Law and Motion, Case Management Conferences, Bench Warrant Hearings, Guardianship Hearings, Demurrers, Summary Judgment Hearings, Civil Ex-Parte Hearings, and Unlawful Detainer Hearings

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Case Management Conferences, Short Cause Matters, Petition to Declare Minor Free from Custody, Bench Warrant Hearings, Fee Waiver Hearings, Guardianship Hearings (including Ex-Parte), Civil Ex-Parte Hearings, Probate Hearings, Conservatorship Hearings, and Unlawful Detainer Hearings

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Settlement Conferences, Case Management Conferences, Adoptions, Petitions for Name Change, Minor’s Compromise, Bench Warrant Hearings, Fee Waiver Hearings, Small Claims Trial de Novo Hearings, Guardianship Hearings (including Ex-Parte), Civil Ex-Parte Hearings, and Unlawful Detainer Hearings

 

10:00am Family Law Contested Hearings and Jury Trials

 

2:00pm Family Law Contested Hearings

 

 

8:30am Readiness Conferences, Adoptions, Petitions for Name Change, Minor’s Compromise, Bench Warrant Hearings, Small Claims Trial de Novo, Guardianship Hearings (including Ex-Parte), Civil Ex-Parte Hearings, and Unlawful Detainer Hearings

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current assignments:

Family Law- North County Jurisdiction assigned for all Purposes upon filing the initial pleading according to first petitioner’s last name that begins with the letter A, B, C, D, E, F, I, J, K, U.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with Children

 

9:00am Notice of Motions, Contempt Hearings, and Request for Order Hearings w/DCSS Child Support issues

 

10:00am Review Hearings w/DCSS Child Support issues, and Fee Waiver Hearings

 

 

11:00am Family Law Ex-Parte Hearings

 

3:00pm Contested Hearings

 

8:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with children

 

9:00am Request for Orders without Children, Contempt Hearings, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders without Children

 

10:00am Review and Fee Waiver Hearings

 

11:00am Family Law Ex-Parte Hearings

 

 

3:00pm Contested Hearings

 

9:00am and 10:00am

Case Management Conferences

 

11:00am Family Law Ex-Parte Hearings

 

1:30pm and 2:30pm Case Management Conferences

 

 

3:00pm Contested Hearings

 

 

 

 

8:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with Children

 

9:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders without Children, and Contempt Hearings

 

10:00am Review and Fee Waiver Hearings

 

11:00am Family Law Ex-Parte Hearings

 

 

3:00pm Contested Hearings

 

8:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with Children

 

9:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders without Children, and Contempt Hearings

 

10:00am Review and Fee Waiver Hearings

 

11:00am Family Law Ex-Parte Hearings

 

 

3:00pm Contested Hearings

 

 

Current assignments:

Family Law- North County Jurisdiction assigned for all Purposes upon filing the initial pleading according to first petitioner’s last name that begins with the letter A, B, C, D, E, F, I, J, K, U.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with Children

 

9:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders without children, Contempt Hearings, and Fee Waiver Hearings

 

10:00am Review Hearings with child support issues and open DCSS case

 

11:00am Emergency Hearings (Ex-Parte)

 

1:30pm Notice of Motions, Contempt Hearings, Request for Order Hearings w/DCSS Child Support issues

 

3:00pm Contested Hearings

 

8:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with children (no child support issues)

 

9:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders without children, Contempt Hearings, and Fee Waiver Hearings

 

10:00am Review Hearings

 

11:00am Emergency Hearings (Ex-Parte)

 

2:00pm Contested Hearings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with children (no child support issues)

 

9:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders without children, Contempt Hearings, and Fee Waiver Hearings

 

10:00am Review Hearings

 

11:00am Emergency Hearings (Ex-Parte)

 

2:00pm Contested Hearings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with children (no child support issues)

 

9:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders without children, Contempt Hearings, and Fee Waiver Hearings

 

10:00am Review Hearings

 

11:00am Emergency Hearings (Ex-Parte)

 

2:00pm Contested Hearings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:00am and 10:00am

Case Management Conferences

 

11:00am Emergency Hearings (Ex-Parte)

 

1:30pm and 2:30pm Case Management Conferences

 

3:00pm Contested Hearings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current assignments:
Criminal- North County Jurisdiction (Visalia/Exeter/Dinuba) Felony Informations according to first defendant's last name beginning with letter C, K, L, R, U, X, Z.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Information, Pretrial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings, Trial Confirmation Hearings, Walk-ins and Jury Trials

 

1:30pm Military Diversion and Veteran’s Court

2nd Monday Monthly

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Information, Pretrial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings, Trial Confirmation Hearings, Walk-ins and Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Information, Pretrial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings, Trial Confirmation Hearings, Walk-ins and Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Information, Pretrial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings, Trial Confirmation Hearings, Mental Health Court, Walk-ins and Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Information, Pretrial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings, Trial Confirmation Hearings, Walk-ins and Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current assignments:

Criminal- North County Jurisdiction (Visalia/Exeter/Dinuba) Misdemeanor Complaints assigned for all purposes upon filing the initial pleading according to defendant’s last name beginning with the letters, E, F, G, I, L, M, R and U.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Vacant

 

 

Vacant

 

 

8:30am Misdemeanor Arraignments, Motions, Pretrial Conferences, Trial Settings, Trial Confirmations, Misdemeanor Petitions, Walk-Ins, and miscellaneous matters with the approval of the Court

 

1:30pm Drug and Recovery Court

 

8:30am Misdemeanor Arraignments, Motions, Pretrial Conferences, Trial Settings, Trial Confirmations, Misdemeanor Petitions, Walk-Ins and miscellaneous matters with the approval of the Court

 

1:30pm PC1538.5 Motions

 

Vacant

 

 

 

 

 

Current assignments:

Criminal- North County Jurisdiction Misdemeanor Complaints assigned for all purposes upon filing the initial pleading according to defendant’s last name beginning with the letters, A-D, H, J, K, N-Q, S, T, and V-Z.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30am Misdemeanor Arraignments, Motions, Pretrial Conferences, Trial Settings, Misdemeanor Petitions, Walk-Ins and miscellaneous matters with the approval of the Court

 

 

1:30pm PC1538.5 Motions

 

8:30am Misdemeanor Arraignments, Motions, Pretrial Conferences, Trial Settings, Misdemeanor Petitions, Walk-Ins and miscellaneous matters with the approval of the Court

 

 

1:30pm PC1538.5 Motions

 

 

8:30am Misdemeanor Arraignments, Motions, Pretrial Conferences, Trial Settings, Misdemeanor Petitions, Walk-Ins and miscellaneous matters with the approval of the Court

 

 

1:30pm PC1538.5 Motions

 

 

 

8:30am Misdemeanor Arraignments, Motions, Pretrial Conferences, Trial Settings, Trial Confirmations, Misdemeanor Petitions, Walk-Ins and miscellaneous matters with the approval of the Court

 

 

1:30pm PC1538.5 Motions

 

 

8:30am Misdemeanor Arraignments, Motions, Pretrial Conferences, Trial Settings, Misdemeanor Petitions, Walk-Ins and miscellaneous matters with the approval of the Court

 

 

1:30pm PC1538.5 Motions

 

Current assignments:

Visalia- Northern Jurisdiction Family Law assigned for all purposes upon filing the initial pleading according to first petitioner’s last name that begins with the letter G, H, L, M, N and O:

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

 

 

 

8:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with children

 

9:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders without children, Contempt Hearings, and Fee Waivers

 

10:00am Notice of Motions, Contempt Hearings, and Request for Orders with DCSS Child Support Issues

 

11:00am Emergency Hearings (Ex Parte)

 

1:30pm Review Hearings with child support issues and open DCSS case

 

3:00pm Contested Hearings

 

8:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with children (no child support issues)

 

9:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders without children, Contempt Hearings, and Fee Waivers

 

10:00am Review Hearings

 

11:00am Emergency Hearings (Ex Parte)

 

2:00pm Contested Hearings

 

8:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with children (no child support issues)

 

9:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders without children, Contempt Hearings, and Fee Waivers

 

10:00am Review Hearings

 

11:00am Emergency Hearings (Ex Parte)

 

2:00pm Contested Hearings

 

8:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with children (no child support issues)

 

9:00am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders without children, Contempt Hearings, and Fee Waivers

 

10:00am Review Hearings

 

11:00am Emergency Hearings (Ex Parte)

 

2:00pm Contested Hearings

 

9:00am and 10:00am

Case Management Conferences

 

11:00am Emergency Hearings (Ex Parte)

 

1:30pm and 2:30pm

Case Management Conferences

 

3:00pm Contested Hearings

 

 

 

Current assignments:

Traffic, Criminal Infractions and Small Claims- All North County (Visalia/Exeter/Dinuba) filings.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:00am and 1:00pm

Small Claims Court Trials, Requests to Cancel or Vacate, Bench Warrant Returns and Order for Examinations

 

 

 

 

Traffic/Infractions

All County Agencies (California Highway Patrol, Lake

Patrol, Tulare County Sheriff and

Fish and Game)

 

8:30am Arraignments

 

1:30pm Court Trials

 

 

 

 

Traffic/Infractions

All City Agencies (Visalia, Woodlake, Farmersville, Dinuba and Exeter Police Departments) and

Infraction Complaints

 

8:30am Arraignments

 

10:00am SARB Arraignments, Court Trials, and Reviews

 

1:30pm Court Trials

 

Vacant

Vacant

 

Juvenile Division

Current assignments:

Assigned for All Purposes upon filing the initial pleading- All North County EVEN numbered delinquency cases and any North County dependency cases set for initial hearing on the dependency calendar as reflected below.  

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

 

 

8:30am Dependency matters

 

 

8:30am Delinquency matters 

8:30am Dependency matters 

8:30am Delinquency matters  

8:30am Delinquency matters

 

 

 

Current assignments:

Assigned for All Purposes upon filing the initial pleading- All North County ODD numbered delinquency cases and any North County dependency cases set for initial hearing on the dependency calendar as reflected below.  

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

8:30am Delinquency matters

 

 

8:30am Dependency matters

 

 

8:30am Delinquency  matters

8:30am Delinquency matters

8:30am Dependency matters

 

Dinuba Division

Current assignments:

Child Support- North County Jurisdiction (Visalia/Exeter/Dinuba) DCSS (AB1058) filings.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

VACANT

VACANT

8:30am Notice of Motions, Order to Show Cause Hearings, Request for Orders and Reviews

 

10:30am Notice of Motions, Order to Show Cause Hearings, Request for Orders and Reviews

 

1:30pm Notice of Motions, Order to Show Cause Hearings, Request for Orders and Reviews

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Notice of Motions, Order to Show Cause Hearings. Contested Hearings without the Public Defender (4th Thursday). Pre-Trials with Public Defender (4th Thursday)

 

9:00am, 9:30am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 11:30am Pre-Trials with Public Defender (4th Thursday)

 

10:30am Notice of Motions, Order to Show Cause Hearings. Pre-Trials with Public Defender (4th Thursday)

 

1:30pm Notice of Motions, Order to Show Cause Hearings. Pre-Trials with Public Defender (1st and 3rd Thursday). Contested Hearings with Public Defender (4th Thursday)

 

2:00pm, 3:00pm, 3:30pm, 4:00pm Contested Hearings with Public Defender (4th Thursday)

 

2:30pm Notice of Motions, Order to Show Cause Hearings. Contested Hearings with Public Defender (4th Thursday)

VACANT

 

 

South County Justice Center

Current assignment:

Commissioner Norma Castellaños-Perez - Tuesday

          Child Support- South County Jurisdiction (Porterville/Lindsay/Tulare) DCSS (AB1058) filings.

Commissioner David Wooten- Thursday and Friday

          Traffic, Criminal Infractions and Small Claims- All South County (Porterville/Lindsay/Tulare) filings.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Vacant

Commissioner Norma Castellaños-Perez

 

8:30am, 10:30am, 1:30pm and 2:30pm Notice of Motion, Order to Show Cause and Public Request for Orders (1st, 2nd and 4th Tuesday)

 

10:00am Pretrial Conferences (1st Tuesday)

 

8:30am, 9:00am, 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00 and 11:30am Contested Hearings with Public Defender (3rd Tuesday)

 

1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm, 3:30pm and 4:00pm  Contested Hearings without the Public Defender (3rd Tuesday)

Vacant

Commissioner David Wooten

 

8:30am and 1:00pm

Small Claims Court Trials, Requests to Cancel or Vacate, Bench Warrant Hearings, and Order for Examinations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commissioner David Wooten

 

8:30am Arraignments

 

10:00am SARB Arraignments, Court Trials, Reviews

 

1:30pm Court Trials

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current assignment:

Criminal - All North County and South County Jurisdiction In-Custody Arraignments (Last Day Arraignments) and Southern Jurisdiction Out of Custody Misdemeanor Arraignments filed with the last name beginning with the letters: A, C, E, G, I, K, M, O, Q, S, U AND Y.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30am Out of custody arraignments

 

10:00am In-Custody Arraignments

 

1:30pm In-Custody Arraignments

10:00am In-Custody Arraignments

 

1:30pm In-Custody Arraignments

 

 

 

8:30am Out of custody

walk-ins

 

10:00am In-Custody Arraignments

 

1:30pm In-Custody Arraignments

8:30am Out of custody walk-ins

 

10:00am In-Custody Arraignments

 

1:30pm In-Custody Arraignments

 

8:30am Out of custody arraignments

 

10:00am In-Custody Arraignments

 

1:30pm In-Custody Arraignment

 

 

Current assignment:

Criminal - South County Jurisdiction (Porterville/Lindsay/Tulare) Felony Criminal Information according to first defendant’s last name beginning with letters D, K, M-P and R-W.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30am Pretrial Conferences,

Trial Settings, Sentencing and miscellaneous matters

 

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Information, Pretrial Conferences and Motions

 

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

 

 

8:30am Pretrial Conferences,

Trial Settings, Sentencings and Motions

 

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

8:30am Arraignment on Information, Trial Confirmation and Sentencings

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

8:30am Pretrial Conferences,

Trial Settings, Sentencings, Motions and miscellaneous matters

 

9:00am Walk-Ins

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

 

Current assignment:

Criminal- South County Jurisdiction (Porterville/Lindsay/Tulare) Criminal Felony Complaints according to first defendant’s last name beginning with letters A-C, E-J, L, Q, X, Y and Z.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Preliminary Hearings, Sentencings, Motions, and miscellaneous matters

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Preliminary Hearings and miscellaneous matters

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Sentencings, Motions and long cause Preliminary Examinations

 

 

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Preliminary Hearing Confirmations, Preliminary Hearing Settings, Pretrial Conferences, and No Complaints with Bond

 

10:00am Felony Porterville Developmental Center cases

 

 

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Preliminary Hearing Confirmations, Preliminary Hearing Settings, Pretrial Conferences, and No Complaints with Bond

 

9:00am Walk-Ins and miscellaneous matters

 

Current assignment:

Criminal - South County Jurisdiction (Porterville/Lindsay/Tulare) Criminal Felony Complaints according to first defendant’s last name beginning with letters D, K, M-P, R-W.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Preliminary Hearing Confirmations, Preliminary Hearing Settings, Motions, and miscellaneous matters

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Preliminary Hearing Confirmations, Preliminary Hearing Settings, Motions, and miscellaneous matters

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Motions, No Complaints with Bond, and miscellaneous matters

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, Motions, No Complaints with Bond, and miscellaneous matters

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Felony Complaint, and Preliminary Examinations

 

9:00am Walk-Ins

 

Current assignment:

Criminal – South County Jurisdiction (Porterville/Lindsay/Tulare) Misdemeanor Pretrial Conferences according to first defendant’s last name beginning with letters O through Z. All Misdemeanor Court Trials and Misdemeanor Jury Trials (all alpha).

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30am Pretrial Conferences

and Violation of Probation Hearings

 

9:00am Walk-ins

 

 

 

8:30am 1203.4 Petitions

 

10:00am Serna Motions

 

1:30pm 1538.5 Motions

8:30am Pretrial Conferences

and Violation of Probation matters

 

9:00am Walk-ins

 

8:30am Motions and Court/Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Motions and Court/Jury Trials

 

 

 

 

 

Current assignment:

Honorable Sylvia Hanna – Monday, Tuesday and Friday

Criminal – All South County Jurisdiction (Porterville/Lindsay/Tulare) Misdemeanor out of custody Arraignments according to first defendant’s last name beginning with letters B, D, F, H, J, L, N, P, R, T, V, W, X, and Z (Monday and Friday) and all alpha on Tuesday. Misdemeanor Pretrial Conferences according to first defendant’s last name beginning with letters A through N.

Honorable (Assigned Judge)- Wednesday and Thursday

            Juvenile – Assigned for all purposes upon the initial pleading- South County Jurisdiction Dependency and Delinquency cases.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Honorable Sylvia Hanna

 

8:30am Misdemeanor Arraignments, Pretrial Conferences, and Violation of Probation Hearings

 

9:00am Walk-Ins

 

1:30pm Misdemeanor Porterville Developmental Center cases

Honorable Sylvia Hanna

 

8:30am Misdemeanor Arraignments, Pretrial Conferences, and Violation of Probation Hearings

 

9:00am Walk-Ins

 

1:30pm Southern Jurisdiction Drug and Recovery Court cases

Honorable (Assigned Judge)

 

8:30am Delinquency (Out of Custody South County matters)

 

 

 

 

 

Honorable (Assigned Judge)

 

8:30am Dependency (North and South County matters)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honorable Sylvia Hanna

 

8:30am Misdemeanor Arraignments, Pretrial Conferences, and Violation of Probation Hearings

 

9:00am Walk-Ins

 

10:00am Military Diversion (last Friday monthly)

 

 

Current assignment:

Criminal- South County Jurisdiction (Porterville/Lindsay/Tulare) Felony Criminal Information according to first defendant’s last name beginning with letters A-C, E-J, L, Q, X, Y and Z.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30am Pretrial Conferences, Trial Settings, Sentencings and miscellaneous matters

 

10:00am Jury Trials

8:30am Arraignment on Information, Pretrial Conferences and Motions

 

10:00am Jury Trials

8:30am Pretrial Conferences, Trial Settings, Sentencings and miscellaneous matters

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

8:30am Arraignment on Information, Trial Confirmations and Sentencings

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

 

8:30am Pretrial Conferences, Trial Settings, Motions and Sentencings

 

9:00am Walk-Ins

 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

Current assignment:

Civil and Family Law- South County Jurisdiction (Porterville/Lindsay/Tulare) Assigned for All Purposes upon filing the initial pleading.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with and without children, and Early Case Disposition

 

9:30am Family Law Contempt Hearings, and Fee Waiver Hearings

 

10:00am Emergency Hearings (Ex-Parte)

 

11:00am and 1:30pm Contested Hearings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Request for Orders with DCSS Child Support

 

9:30am Civil Harassments/Elder Abuse Restraining Orders, Petitions for Name Change, Unlawful Detainers, Civil Law & Motion, Claim of Exemptions, Order of Examinations, Civil Order to Show Cause Hearing-Dismissals, Civil Settlement Conferences, Civil Case Management Conferences, Minor’s Compromises, and Emergency Hearings (Ex-Parte)

 

10:00am Contested Hearings and Trial de Novos

 

11:00am Civil Settlement Conference and Contested Hearings

 

1:30pm Contested Hearings

8:30am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with and without children, and Fee Waiver Hearings

 

9:30am Emergency Hearings (Ex-Parte)

 

10:00am, 11:00am and 1:30pm

Contested Hearings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Civil Law & Motion, Probate, Conservatorship Hearings, and Guardianship Hearings

 

9:30am Emergency Hearings (Ex-Parte)

 

10:00am and 11:00am Contested Hearings

 

1:30pm Welfare and Institution 6500

in Re: HOP matters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:30am Request for Orders and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with or without children, Family Law Case Management Conferences, Adoptions, Petitions to Declare Minors Free from Custody, Guardianships, and Early Cases Disposition Hearings

 

9:00am and 10:00am Family Law Settlement Conferences

 

9:30am Emergency Hearings (Ex-Parte)

 

10:00am, 11:00am and 1:30pm

Contested Hearings

 

 

 

 

 

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