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OUR COURTS

The Superior Court serves the citizens of San Joaquin County through its various courts, which include:

Civil
Jurisdiction over disputes involving money, title or possession of real property, and special cases such as change of name and injunctions.

Criminal
Jurisdiction over misdemeanors - offenses generally punishable by fine and /or county jail term - preliminary felony hearings and felony trials.

Domestic Violence & Civil Harassment Restraining Orders
Domestic Violence happens in many forms between two people in an intimate relationship.

Drug Court
The mission of Drug Court is to match a defendant to an appropriate level of substance abuse treatment.

Family Law
Jurisdiction over all cases involving dissolutions of marriage and division of property, restraining orders, child support and visitation, and mediation.

Juvenile
Responsible for adjudicating matters regarding minors.

Probate
Handles decedents' estates, guardianship, minors, and conservatorship of adults who are unable to provide for their personal needs or manage their financial resources.

Small Claims
Provides a forum where minor civil disputes are resolved quickly and inexpensively.

Unlawful Detainer
Information for Landlords and Tenants.

Traffic
Jurisdiction over vehicle code infractions, most local limited civil infractions, and minor misdemeanors.

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