El Cajon Superior Court in El Cajon California

Address and phone number for El Cajon Superior Court, a Court, at East Main Street, El Cajon CA.

El Cajon Superior Court
250 East Main Street, El Cajon, California, 92020

About the El Cajon Superior Court

The El Cajon Superior Court, located in El Cajon, California is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In El Cajon Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In El Cajon Civil Courts, the Court settles disputes between citizens that they are unable to resolve on their own.

You may contact the Court for questions about:
  • El Cajon court records
  • Case searches and legal documents
  • Appeals and appellate process
  • El Cajon court dockets and calendars
  • Background checks
El Cajon Court Records

The El Cajon Superior Court maintains records on a wide variety of public court records that are available upon request at the San Diego County Courthouse. Interested parties may contact the San Diego County Court and request copies of records which may include case documents, court decisions, court records, court dockets and calendars, criminal records and background checks.

About the United States Court System

The Court system in the United States is made up of a Federal Court system and fifty state Court systems. In each system, there are two general types of Courts: Trial Courts and Appellate Courts.

El Cajon Trial Court

Trial Courts in El Cajon, CA hear cases for the first time. In a Trial Court, both sides of the dispute present evidence to support their version of events, and a jury is usually called on to decide the case. One judge presides over the case in a Trial Court.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

San Diego County Courts of limited jurisdiction may be limited to hearing only cases involving misdemeanors, small claims, or traffic and other minor violations in California. Courts of limited jurisdiction may also only hear cases on specific subject matter, such as San Diego County Probate Courts and San Diego County Family Courts.

El Cajon Appellate Court

El Cajon Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in San Diego County. No new evidence is presented in Appellate Court. A judge or panel of judges decides the appeal rather than a jury.

Federal Courts in California

In the Federal Court system, District Courts serve as the Trial Courts. In the state Court systems, Trial Courts are further grouped into Courts of general jurisdiction and Courts of limited jurisdiction. Courts of general jurisdiction are Courts that can hear cases of any kind, including felonies. The names for Courts of general jurisdiction vary but are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and may be organized to hear cases within certain geographic areas, such as San Diego County.

The Appellate Courts in the Federal Court system consist of twelve Circuit Courts that are organized regionally and the U.S. Supreme Court, which is the highest Court in the country. Appellate Courts at the California state level mirror the Federal structure, with one or more Appellate Courts and a California Supreme Court.

Contact the El Cajon Superior Court

You may contact the El Cajon Courthouse by calling the El Cajon Superior Court non-emergency number 619-441-4336, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: El Cajon Superior Court, 250 East Main Street, El Cajon, California, 92020.

Map of El Cajon Superior Court in El Cajon California

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