Modoc County Court Divisions

Below is a list of the divisions of courts that are present at the Superior Court of California in Modoc County.
With each is a phone number where you can reach the court division and what each division does.

Juvenile Court
Juvenile Court has jurisdiction over misdemeanors by juveniles. Juvenile Court conducts trials and probation hearings.
(530) 233-6249 ext. 1222
Traffic Court
Traffic Court has jurisdiction over vehicle code infractions, most local Limited Civil infractions, and minor misdemeanors.
(530) 233-6515 ext.1221
Probate Court
The Probate Court has jurisdiction over wills, estate planning, and guardianships.
(530) 233-6516 ext:1223
Criminal Court
Criminal Court has jurisdiction over misdemeanors. It also has jurisdiction over offenses generally punishable by fine and/or county jail term, preliminary felony hearings and felony trials.
Criminal courts conduct arraignments, criminal readiness, trials, motions, probation hearings, sentencing, and Mental Health Proceedings.
(530) 233-6515
Family Law Court

Civil Court has jurisdiction over disputes involving money, title or possession of real property, and special cases such as change of name and injunctions.
(530) 233-6516 ext: 1223
Small Claims Court
Typical cases that are seen in Small Claims Court involve auto accidents, property damage, landlord/tenant disputes and the collection of personal debts. Your case is usually heard by a Superior Court Judge-- you may not have a lawyer and must present the case yourself.
(530) 233-6515 ext: 1221

If you feel you need assistance or if you have questions filing your claim contact our small claims advisor Wendy Dier at (530) 233-2008.

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