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The Superior Court of California, County of Madera, is committed to meeting the public needs.

  • Civil Cases

    Civil Cases involve claims by one party or individual against another for wrongs committed or damages done. 

  • Court Reporters

    Court reporters ensure the integrity of court proceedings by maintaining the official record.  For additional information, see below.

  • Criminal

    The Criminal Court Division processes misdemeanor and felony complaints. 

  • Domestic Violence

    Do you need assistance obtaining a Domestic Violence Restraining Order?

  • Family Court Services

    Family Court Services offers Child Custody Mediation and Probate Investigation services for matters referred by the Court.

  • Family Law

    Family Law Cases involve legal proceedings related to family and marriage issues.

  • Jury Service

    View information about jury service and the grand jury.

  • Juvenile

    Juvenile cases involving minors under 18 years of age.

  • Probate

    Probate cases involve property rights after a death, including: Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Petition to Terminate Joint Tenancy.

  • Small Claims

    Small Claims involve one party or individual seeking damages from another party or individual with a value less than $5,000. 

  • Traffic

    Traffic cases involve violations of the California Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) code. There are three general types of violations: parking tickets, traffic infractions, and felony violations.

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