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Telephonic Appearance System Maintenance:

The Telephonic Appearance system will be down for maintenance and unavailable beginning Friday, May 27th at 5:00 pm until Monday, May 30th at 8:00am. 

Temporary Reduction in Clerk's Office & Phone Hours:

Effective 01/27/2022, all Clerk’s Office and phone hours will be 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  More Information

COVID-19 and Court Operations:

The El Dorado County Superior Court has modified existing pandemic precautions and procedures to comply with new state and federal health and safety regulations.  More Information

Civil Division

The Civil Division processes all civil matters, including general civil, civil harassment restraining orders, name change applications and unlawful detainer cases.

Civil Court

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.

Civil cases are handled by Departments 4, 9, 10, and 12.

Limited Civil

A general civil case that involves money that amounts to $25,000 or less. For further information visit the California Courts Self Help website.

Unlimited (General) Civil

A general civil case that involves amounts over $25,000. 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.

California Courts Self Help 

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. 

ADR

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