The Civil Division processes all civil matters, including general civil, civil harassment restraining orders, name change applications and unlawful detainer cases.
It is the policy of this Court to manage all cases from the time the complaint is filed until a final disposition has been achieved. Upon the filing of the complaint, the case shall be assigned to one judge for all purposes.
A general civil case that involves money that amounts to $35,000 or less. For further information visit the California Courts Self Help website.
Unlimited (General) Civil
A general civil case that involves amounts over $35,000. For further information visit the California Courts Self Help website.
Landlord/Tenant Evictions (Unlawful Detainer)
An Unlawful Detainer/Eviction is a civil proceeding brought by the owner of the property to obtain possession from the occupants. For further information visit the California Courts Self Help website.
Civil Alternative Dispute Resolution
The El Dorado County Superior Court offers an innovative and highly successful program for resolving civil cases short of trial. Alternative Dispute Resolution, or ADR, saves time, money and stress.