Visalia Superior Court in Visalia California

Address and phone number for Visalia Superior Court, a Court, at South Mooney Boulevard, Visalia CA.

Visalia Superior Court
221 South Mooney Boulevard, Visalia, California, 93291

About the Visalia Superior Court

The Visalia Superior Court, located in Visalia, California is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In Visalia Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In Visalia 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:
  • Visalia court records
  • Case searches and legal documents
  • Appeals and appellate process
  • Visalia court dockets and calendars
  • Background checks
Visalia Court Records

The Visalia Superior Court maintains records on a wide variety of public court records that are available upon request at the Tulare County Courthouse. Interested parties may contact the Tulare 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.

Visalia Trial Court

Trial Courts in Visalia, 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

Tulare 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 Tulare County Probate Courts and Tulare County Family Courts.

Visalia Appellate Court

Visalia Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in Tulare 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 Tulare 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 Visalia Superior Court

You may contact the Visalia Courthouse by calling the Visalia Superior Court non-emergency number 559-730-5000, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Visalia Superior Court, 221 South Mooney Boulevard, Visalia, California, 93291.

Map of Visalia Superior Court in Visalia California

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