News & Notices
Posted October 12, 2017 –
Tulare County Superior Court Warns of Jury Scam
The Tulare County Superior Court is warning the public of a phone scam after receiving reports of calls received requesting money for failing to appear for jury service. The Tulare County Superior Court does not make contact, nor do we authorize any outside agency, to contact individuals via telephone to collect fines for failing to appear for jury service. If you receive such a call, you are advised to hang up and not provide the caller with money or any personal information. If you have questions regarding the legitimacy of a phone call you receive, you may contact the court at 559-730-5000, option 5.
Posted September 28, 2017 –
Proposed Amendments & Additions for Local Rules
Letter for Comment
Proposal for Family Law Matters
Proposal for Local Forms
Deadline: Nov 13, 2017
Posted November 29, 2016 –
Effective November 9, 2016, Proposition 64 legalizes specified personal use and cultivation of marijuana for adults 21 years of age or older; reduces criminal penalties for specified marijuana-re lated offenses for adults and juveniles; and authorizes resentencing or dismissal and sealing of prior, eligible marijuana-related convictions.Under Health & safety Code §11361.8, a person currently serving a sentence, or who has completed a sentence for a conviction of a violation of section 11357, 11358, 11359, and 11360 of the Health & Safety Code may be eligible to have the conviction reduced or re-designated as a misdemeanor or an infraction and resentenced, or dismissed as applicable. For more detail, please check the links below.
Propostion 64 Filing Instructions
Proposition 64 Petition And Application
Proposition 64 Order
Posted August 08, 2016 –
Trial Court Allocations
At its July 28, 2017 meeting, the Judicial Council
made 2017–2018 Trial Court Trust Fund (TCTF) and General Fund
allocations to trial courts. Attachment A
provides a summary of each court’s recommended base and one-time allocations
for 2017–2018, and Attachments C through J provide details. To assist
courts in budgeting the allocations for the Schedule 1, Attachment B displays
the recommended allocations by their associated General Ledger account.
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About Our Court
Presiding Judge: Judge Bret Hillman
Assistant Presiding Judge: Judge Brett Alldredge
Court Executive Officer: Stephanie Cameron
Tulare County is located in the Central Valley of California, south of Fresno, and north of Bakersfield. It is 4,839.09 square miles in size and has a population of over 440,000 people.
Locations and Information
- Visalia (County Civic Center)
- 221 South Mooney Boulevard
- Phone: 559-730-5000
- Pretrial Facility
- 36650 Road 112
- Phone: 559-738-2400
- 300 East Olive
- Phone: 559-782-3700
- 640 South Alta Avenue
- Phone: 559-595-6400
- Juvenile Justice Facility
- 11200 Avenue 368, Room 201
- Phone: 559-738-2300
- Family Law Facilitator
- 3400 West Mineral King, Suite C
- Phone: 559-737-5500
Court business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00AM - 5:00PM excluding Holidays.
Public lobby hours are 8:00AM - 4:00PM.