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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.

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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
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·        Tested positive for COVID-19
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If you meet any of the above criteria, please contact your attorney for your case or call (559) 730-5000 Ext. 110

Judicial Assignments

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

Visalia - Civil, Criminal, & Family Law

Current Assignments:

Visalia-Civil-Assigned for All Purposes upon filing the initial pleading according to the first plaintiff’s last name, that begins with the letters A, B, C, S.   

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

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

10:00am Civil Harassment Order to Show Cause Hearings and Jury Trials 

1:30pm Unlawful Detainer Trials 

 

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

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

10:00am Civil Harassment Order to Show Cause Hearings and Jury Trials 

1:30pm Unlawful Detainer Trials 

 

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

10:00am Civil Harassment Order to Show Cause Hearings and Jury Trials 

1:30pm Unlawful Detainer Trials 

 

8:30am Readiness Conferences, Short Cause Trials, Petitions to Declare Minor Free, Fee Waiver Hearings, Minor’s Compromise, Bench Warrant, Guardianship (including Ex-Parte) Hearings and Misc.  Ex-Parte Hearings 

 

Current Assignments:

Visalia-Civil-Assigned for All Purposes upon filing the initial pleading according to the first plaintiff’s last name, that begins with the letters 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, Guardianship (including Ex-Parte) Hearings, Petition Transfer Structured Settlement, Demurrers, Summary Judgment Hearings and Civil Ex-Parte Hearings 

9:00am Jury Trials 

1:30pm Unlawful Detainer Hearings (1 hr. or less) 

 

8:30am LPS Conservatorship Public Guardian Petition Hearings, Guardianship (including Ex-Parte) Hearings and Civil Ex-Parte Hearings 

10:00am Family Law Contested Hearings and Jury Trials

1:30pm Unlawful Detainer Hearings (1 hr. or less) 

2:00pm Family Law Contested Hearings

 

8:30am Case Management Conferences and Settlement Conferences

10:00am Jury Trials 

 

8:30am Order to Show Cause Hearings, Case Management Conferences, Minor’s Compromise Hearings, Petitions for Name Change, Fee Waiver Hearings, Small Claims Trial de Novo Hearings, Bench Warrants, Guardianship (including Ex-Parte) Hearings and Civil Ex-Parte Hearings 

10:00am Jury Trials 

1:30pm Unlawful Detainer Hearings (1 hr. or less) 

 

8:30am Order to Show Cause Hearings, Case Management Conferences, Minor’s Compromise Hearings, Petitions for Name Change, Fee Waiver Hearings, Small Claims Trial de Novo Hearings, Bench Warrants, Guardianship (including Ex-Parte) Hearings and Civil Ex-Parte Hearings 

10:00am Jury Trials 

1:30pm Unlawful Detainer Hearings (1 hr. or less) 

 

 

Current Assignments:

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

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments and Preliminary Examination Hearings

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments and Preliminary Examination Hearings

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments, Motions, Preliminary Hearing Settings and Walk-In's

10:00am Sentencing Hearings

 

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments, Preliminary Hearing Settings and Out-of- Custody Preliminary Hearing Confirmations 

10:00am In-Custody Preliminary Hearing Confirmations 

1:30pm Settlement Conferences

 

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments, Preliminary Hearing Settings and Out-of-Custody Preliminary Hearing Confirmations

 

Current Assignments:

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

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments, Preliminary Hearing Confirmations, Preliminary Hearing Settings, Sentencing Hearings and Felony Motions

 

8:30 Arraignments, No Complaints, Sentencings, Misc. Matters

 

Preliminary Hearing Confirmations

10:00 Preliminary Hearing confirmations

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8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments, Preliminary Hearing Confirmations, Preliminary Hearing Settings, Sentencing Hearings and Felony Motions 

1:30pm Preliminary Hearing Confirmations and Preliminary Hearing Settings

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments,  Sentencing Hearings, Preliminary Hearing Settings and Felony Motions 

10:00am Preliminary Examination Hearings 

 

 

 

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments,  Sentencing Hearings, Preliminary Hearing Settings and Felony Motions 

10:00am Preliminary Examination Hearings 

 

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments,  Sentencing Hearings, Preliminary Hearing Settings and Felony Motions 

11:00am Walk-ins 

 

Current Assignments:

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

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

8:30am Arraignment on Information Hearings, Pre-Trial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings and Jury Trials

8:30am Arraignment on Information Hearings, Pre-Trial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings, Early Case Dispositions and Jury Trials

8:30am Arraignment on Information Hearings, Pre-Trial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings, Jury Trial Confirmation Hearings and Jury Trials

8:30am Arraignment on Information Hearings, Pre-Trial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings, Early Case Dispositions and Jury Trials

8:30am Arraignment on Information Hearings, Pre-Trial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings, Walk-Ins and Jury Trials

 

Current Assignments:

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

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

8:30am Arraignment on Information Hearings, Pre-Trial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings and Jury Trial Confirmation Hearings 

9:30am Jury Trials

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Information Hearings, Pre-Trial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings and Jury Trial Confirmation Hearings 

9:30am Jury Trials

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Information Hearings, Pre-Trial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings, Jury Trial Confirmation Hearings

9:30am Jury Trials

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Information Hearings, Pre-Trial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings, Jury Trial Confirmation Hearings and Walk-Ins

9:30am Jury Trials

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Information Hearings, Pre-Trial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings and Jury Trial Confirmation Hearings 

9:30am Jury Trials

 

Current Assignments:

Visalia-Civil-Assigned for All Purposes upon filing the initial pleading for cases where the Plaintiff/Petitioner’s last 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 (including Ex-Parte) Hearings and Civil Ex-Parte Hearings

9:00am Jury Trials 

10:00am Probate Hearings,  Conservatorship Hearings and Jury Trials

1:30pm Unlawful Detainer Hearings 

 

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

9:00am Jury Trials 

10:00am Jury Trials

1:30pm Unlawful Detainer Hearings  

 

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

10:00am Probate Hearings,  Conservatorship Hearings and Jury Trials

1:30pm Unlawful Detainer Hearings 

 

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

10:00am Jury Trials

1:30pm Unlawful Detainer Hearings

 

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

10:00am Jury Trials

1:30pm Unlawful Detainer Hearings 

 

 

Current Assignments:

Visalia- Family Law- 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 and ODD Numbered filings according to first petitioner’s last name that begins with the letter G, H, L, M, N, O. 

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

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

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

10:00am Nullity Hearings and Prove up Hearings. 

11:00am Family Law (Ex-Parte) Hearings

 

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

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

10:00am Nullity Hearings and Prove up Hearings. 

11:00am Family Law (Ex-Parte) Hearings

 

9:00am Case Management Conference Hearings and Order to Show Cause Re: Dismissal

10:00am Case Management Conference Hearings and Order to Show Cause Re: Dismissal

11:00am Family Law (Ex-Parte) Hearings

1:30pm Case Management Conference Hearings and Order to Show Cause Re: Dismissal

 

 

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

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

10:00am Nullity Hearings and Prove up Hearings. 

11:00am Family Law (Ex-Parte) Hearings

 

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

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

10:00am Nullity Hearings and Prove up Hearings. 

11:00am Family Law (Ex-Parte) Hearings

 

 

Current Assignments:

Visalia- Family Law- Assigned for All Purposes upon filing the initial pleading according to the first petitioner’s last name that begins with the letters P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Y, Z and EVEN Numbered filings according to the first petitioner’s last name that begins with the letters G, H, L, M, N, O. 

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

9:00am Notice of Motion and Requests for Orders (Child Support w/open DCSS Cases ONLY); DCSS Contempt Hearings

10:00am Review Hearings

11:00am Emergency (Ex-Parte) Hearings 

1:30pm Requests for Orders Hearings and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with Custody/Visitation Issues

3:00pm Contested Hearings

 

9:00am Requests for Orders (without Custody, Visitation or DCSS Child Support Issues), Domestic Violence Restraining Orders (without Custody or Visitation Issues); Contempt Hearings

10:00am Review Hearings

11:00am Emergency (Ex-Parte) Hearings 

1:30pm Requests for Orders Hearings and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with Custody/Visitation Issues

3:00pm Contested Hearings

 

9:00am Requests for Orders (without Custody, Visitation or DCSS Child Support Issues), Domestic Violence Restraining Orders (without Custody or Visitation Issues); Contempt Hearings

10:00am Review Hearings

11:00am Emergency (Ex-Parte) Hearings 

1:30pm Requests for Orders Hearings and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with Custody/Visitation Issues

3:00pm Contested Hearings

 

9:00am Requests for Orders (without Custody, Visitation or DCSS Child Support Issues), Domestic Violence Restraining Orders (without Custody or Visitation Issues); Contempt Hearings

10:00am Review Hearings

11:00am Emergency (Ex-Parte) Hearings 

1:30pm Requests for Orders Hearings and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders with Custody/Visitation Issues

3:00pm Contested Hearings

 

9:00am Case Management Conferences Hearings (Initial)

10:00am Case Management Conferences Hearings (Initial)

11:00am Emergency (Ex-Parte) Hearings 

1:30pm Case Management Conferences Hearings (Continued)

2:30pm Case Management Conferences Hearings (Continued) and Order to Show Cause Re: Dismissal

3:30pm Case Management Conferences Hearings (Continued)

 

 

 

Current Assignments:

Visalia- Family Law- Contested Hearings as set by other departments.

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

9:00am Contested Hearings

11:00am Contested Hearings

2:00pm  Contested Hearings

 

South County Justice Center

 

Refer to Department 23 Calendar

 

South County Justice Center

 

Refer to Department 23 Calendar

South County Justice Center

 

Refer to Department 23 Calendar

South County Justice Center

 

Refer to Department 23 Calendar

Current Assignments:

Criminal- North County Jurisdiction (Visalia/Exeter/Dinuba)-Misdemeanor Court Trials, Jury Trials and Misdemeanor Arraignments resulting from a Visalia Police Department arrest. 

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

8:30am Motion and Petition Hearings, Trial Settings, Walk-in’s, Court Trials and Jury Trials

 

By approval of the Court PC1538.5 Motions, Pitchess Motions and Identity Hearings

8:30am Arraignment on Complaint Hearings (VPD), Pre-Trial Conferences, Walk-in’s and Trial Settings

8:30am Motion and Petition Hearings, Trial Settings, Motions In Limine, Trial Confirmation Hearings, Walk-in’s, Court Trials and Jury Trials

 

By approval of the Court PC1538.5 Motions, Pitchess Motions and Identity Hearings

 

8:30am Motion and Petition Hearings, Walk-in’s, Court Trials and Jury Trials

 

By approval of the Court PC1538.5 Motions, Pitchess Motions and Identity Hearings

 

 

8:30am Arraignment on Complaint Hearings and Walk-in’s

 

Current Assignments:

Honorable Ricky Tripp – Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Criminal-  North County Jurisdiction (Visalia/Exeter/Dinuba) Misdemeanor Calendar.  

Honorable Gary Paden- Tuesday

Criminal- South County Jurisdiction and North County Jurisdiction Recovery Court and Drug Court. 

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

8:30am Misdemeanor Arraignment on Complaint (California Highway Patrol), Pre-Trial Conferences, Probation Violation Hearings, Failure to Appear and Failure to Comply Hearings 

 

8:30am South County Recovery Court and Drug Court

10:00am North County Recovery Court and Drug Court

 

8:30am Misdemeanor Arraignment on Complaint (Exeter, Farmersville, Dinuba and Woodlake Police Department), Pre-Trial Conferences, Probation Violation Hearings, Failure to Appear and Failure to Comply Hearings 

8:30am Misdemeanor Arraignment on Complaint (Tulare County Sheriff’s Dept.), Pre-Trial Conferences, Probation Violation Hearings, Failure to Appear and Failure to Comply Hearings 

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Current Assignments:

Monday: Small Claims, Visalia Courthouse, Department 13

Tuesday: Traffic, Visalia Courthouse, Department 13

Wednesday: Traffic, Visalia Courthouse, Department 13

Thursday: Small Claims, South County Justice Center, Department 15

Friday: Traffic, South County Justice Center, Department 15

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

Visalia Courthouse

 

8:30am Small Claims Court Trials, Order for Examination, Request to Cancel or Vacate Hearings and Bench Warrant Returns

1:00pm Small Claims Order for Examination, Request to Cancel or Vacate Hearings and Bench Warrant Returns 

 

Visalia Courthouse

 

Traffic/Infractions

All North County Non-City Agencies (California Highway Patrol, Lake

Patrol, Tulare County Sheriff and 

Fish and Game)

 

8:30am Arraignments 

1:30pm Court Trials 

 

Visalia Courthouse

 

Traffic/Infractions

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

Infraction Complaints

 

8:30am Arraignments 

10:00am SARB Cases (Arraignments, Court Trials, Reviews) 

1:30pm Court Trials 

 

South County Justice Center

 

 

Refer to Department 15 Calendar

 

South County Justice Center

 

 

Refer to Department 15 Calendar

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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 Information Hearings, Pre-Trial Conferences, Sentencing Hearings, Motion Hearings, Jury Trial Confirmation Hearings, Walk-ins and Jury Trials 

2nd Monday Monthly

 

1:30pm Military Diversion and Veteran’s Court 

 

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

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:

Monday: Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Justice Center, Department B

 

Tuesday: Collaborative Court, Visalia Courthouse, Department 12

Wednesday: Juvenile Delinquency, South County Justice Center, Department 21

Thursday: Juvenile Dependency, South County Justice Center, Department 21

Friday: Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Justice Center, Department B

Juvenile- Assigned for All Purposes upon the initial pleading- All South County Jurisdiction delinquency cases and dependency cases.   

Criminal- North and South County Jurisdiction Adult Recovery and Drug Court cases. 

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

Juvenile Justice Center Department B

 

8:30am Delinquency matters (In-Custody)

 

Visalia Courthouse Department 12

 

Refer to Department 12 Calendar

South County Justice Center Department 21

 

Refer to Department 21 Calendar 

 

South County Justice Center Department 21

 

Refer to Department 21 Calendar

 

Juvenile Justice Center Department B

 

8:30am Delinquency matters (In-Custody)

 

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 and South County Jurisdiction DCSS (AB1058) filings.

 

 

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

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Letter of Alpha A 

through L 

 

8:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

9:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

10:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

1:30pm Motions and Order to Show Cause Hearings

2:30pm Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

 

1st Wednesday

8:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

9:30am Pre-Trial Hearings

10:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

1:30pm Motions 

2:30pm Motions 

 

 

2nd, 4th and 5th Wednesday

(Last Wednesday) at 

South County Justice Center

Department 15

8:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

9:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

10:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

1:30pm Motions and Order to Show Cause Hearings

2:30pm Motions and Order to Show Cause Hearings

 

 

3rd Wednesday

8:30am Contested Contempt Hearings

 

 

 

Letter of Alpha M through Z

 

1st and 3rd Thursday

8:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

 

9:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

 

10:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

 

1:30pm Pre-Trial Hearings

 

2:30pm Motions

 

 

 

2nd and 5th Thursday

8:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

 

9:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

10:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

 

1:30pm Motions and Order to Show Cause Hearings

 

 2:30pm Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

 

 

 

Contested Hearing Schedule 2021

February 11, March 25,

April 22, May 27, June 24, July 22, August 26, September 23, October 28, November 18, December 16

 8:30am Contested Contempt Hearings

 

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South County Justice Center

Current Assignments:

Commissioner Norma Castellanos-Perez - Wednesday

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

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Commissioner Norma Castellanos- Perez

 

Last Wednesday 

8:30am  Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

9:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

10:30am Motions, Order to Show Cause and Request for Order Hearings

1:30pm Motions and Order to Show Cause Hearings

2:30pm Motions and Order to Show Cause Hearings

 

Commissioner David Wooten

 

Small Claims

8:30am  Court Trials, Order for Examination, Request to Cancel or Vacate Hearings and Bench Warrant Returns

1:00pm  Court Trials, Order for Examination, Request to Cancel or Vacate Hearings and Bench Warrant Returns

 

Commissioner David  Wooten

 

Traffic/Infractions 

All South County Agencies (Lindsay, Porterville, Tulare Police Departments, Tulare County Sheriff, California Highway Patrol) and Infraction Complaints

 

8:30am Arraignments 

10:00am SARB Cases (Arraignments, Court Trials, Reviews) 

1:30pm Court Trials 

 

 

Current Assignments:

Criminal - All North County and South County Jurisdiction In-Custody Arraignments (Last Day Arraignments) 

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

10:00am In-Custody Arraignments

1:30pm In-Custody Arraignments

3:00pm In-Custody Arraignments

 

10:00am In-Custody Arraignments

1:30pm In-Custody Arraignments

3:00pm In-Custody Arraignments

 

10:00am In-Custody Arraignments

1:30pm In-Custody Arraignments

3:00pm In-Custody Arraignments 

 

10:00am In-Custody Arraignments

1:30pm In-Custody Arraignments

3:00pm In-Custody Arraignments

 

10:00am In-Custody Arraignments

1:30pm In-Custody Arraignments

3:00pm In-Custody Arraignments

 

 

Current Assignments:

Criminal - South County Jurisdiction (Porterville/Lindsay/Tulare) Informations according to the 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 Hearings and Misc. Matters

10:00am Jury Trials

 

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

 

 

10:00 Jury Trials

 

8:30am Pretrial Conferences, 

Trial Settings, Sentencing Hearings and Misc. Motions 

10:00am Jury Trials

 

8:30am Arraignment on Information, Trial Confirmations, Early Case Dispositions and Sentencing Hearings 

 

10:00 Jury Trials

 

 

8:30am Pretrial Conferences, 

Trial Settings, Sentencing Hearings, Misc. Motions and DUI/DV Court reviews (If plea was entered in Dp.17)

9:00am Walk-Ins

10:00am Jury Trials

 

Current Assignments:

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

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments, Preliminary Hearing Conferences, Preliminary Hearing Settings and Misc. Matters  

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments, Preliminary Hearing Conferences and Preliminary Hearing Settings 

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments, Preliminary Examination Hearings, Felony Sentencing Hearings, Felony Motions and Misc. Matters

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments, Preliminary Examination Hearings, Felony Sentencing Hearings and Felony Motions 

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments and No Complaint Filed Hearings (Bonds)

9:00am Walk-Ins

 

 

Current Assignments:

Criminal - South County Jurisdiction (Porterville/Lindsay/Tulare) Informations according to the 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, Sentencing Hearings and Misc. Matters

10:00am Jury Trials

 

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

10:00am Jury Trials

 

8:30am Pretrial Conferences,

Trial Settings, Sentencing Hearings and Misc. Motions

10:00am Jury Trials

 

8:30am Arraignment on Information, Trial Confirmation and Sentencing Hearings

10:00am Jury Trials

 

8:30am Pretrial Conferences,

Trial Settings, Sentencing Hearings,  Misc. Motions and DUI/DV Court reviews (If plea was entered in Dp.19)

9:00am Walk-Ins

10:00am Jury Trials

 

 

Current Assignments:

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

 

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

8:30am Pretrial Conferences

and Probation Violation Hearings

9:00am Walk-ins

 

8:30am 1203.4 Petitions

10:00am Serna Motions

 

1:30pm 1538.5 Motions, Court and Jury Trials

 

8:30am Pretrial Conferences

and Probation Violation Hearings 

 

9:00am Walk-ins

8:30am Motions, Court and Jury Trials

8:30am Motions, Court and Jury Trials

 

Current Assignments:

Honorable Ricky Tripp- Tuesday and Friday

 

Criminal – All South County Jurisdiction (Porterville/Lindsay/Tulare) Misdemeanor out of custody Arraignments and Misdemeanor Pre-Trial Conferences according to first defendant’s last name beginning with letters A through N.

Honorable Gary Paden- Wednesday and Thursday

Juvenile- Assigned for All Purposes upon the initial pleading- South County Jurisdiction Dependency and Delinquency cases. 

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

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 Honorable Ricky Tripp

 

8:30am Out of Custody Arraignments, Violation of Probation Hearings (A-N) and Pre-trial Conferences (A-N)

9:00am Walk-Ins

 

1:30pm Porterville Developmental Center (PDC) Cases

 

 Honorable Gary Paden

 

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

 

 

 

Honorable Gary Paden

 

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

Honorable Ricky Tripp

 

8:30am Out of Custody Arraignments, Probation Violation Hearings (A-N) and Pre-trial Conferences (A-N)

9:00am Walk-Ins

10:00am CAP Program Hearings and Military Diversion (last Friday of the month)

 

 

 

Current Assignments:

Criminal- South County Jurisdiction (Porterville/Lindsay/Tulare) Criminal Felony Complaints according to the 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 Felony Complaint Arraignments, Preliminary Examination Hearings, Felony Sentencing Hearings and Felony Motions 

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments, Preliminary Examination Hearings and Misc. Matters 

9:00am Porterville Developmental Center (PDC) Cases

 

 

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments, Felony Sentencing Hearings, Felony Motions and Long Cause Preliminary Examinations

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments, Preliminary Hearing Conferences, Preliminary Hearing Settings and No Complaints Filed (Bonds) Hearings
 

8:30am Felony Complaint Arraignments, Preliminary Hearing Conferences and Preliminary Hearing Settings 

9:00am Walk-Ins

 

Current Assignments:

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

 

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

Visalia Courthouse

Department 10

 

Refer to Department 10 Calendar

 

8:30am Civil Harassment Restraining Orders, Petitions for Name Change, Unlawful Detainers, Civil Law & Motions, Claim of Exemptions/OEX Hearings, 

Civil Settlement Conferences, Civil Cases Management Conferences, Minor’s Compromise and Small Claims Trial de Novo Hearings

9:30am Emergency (Ex-Parte) Hearings 

10:00am Jury Trials and Contested Hearings

8:00am Family Law Custody/Visitation Requests for Order Hearings, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders w/children 

8:30am Fee Waiver Hearings and Non-Custody Visitation Requests for Order 

9:30am Emergency (Ex-Parte) Hearings 

10:00am Jury Trials and 

Contested Hearings

 

 

8:30am Civil Law & Motion, Probate, Conservatorship Guardianships Hearings and Domestic Violence Restraining Orders without children

9:30am Emergency (Ex- Parte) Hearings 

10:00am Jury Trials and Contested Hearings

1:30pm Welfare and Institution 6500 in Re: Hops matters

 

8:00am Custody/Visitation Requests for Order Hearings

8:30am Family Law Case Management Conferences, 

Adoptions and Declare Free from Custody Petitions, Guardianship and Early Case Disposition Hearings 

9:30am Emergency (Ex Parte) Hearings 

10:00am Jury Trials and Contested Hearings

 

 

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