Address and phone number for Walnut Creek Superior Court, a Court, at Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek CA.
The Walnut Creek Superior Court, located in Walnut Creek, California is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In Walnut Creek Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In Walnut Creek 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:
The Walnut Creek Superior Court maintains records on a wide variety of public court records that are available upon request at the Contra Costa County Courthouse. Interested parties may contact the Contra Costa 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.Walnut Creek Trial Court
Trial Courts in Walnut Creek, 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
Contra Costa 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 Contra Costa County Probate Courts and Contra Costa County Family Courts.Walnut Creek Appellate Court
Walnut Creek Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in Contra Costa 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 Contra Costa 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 Walnut Creek Superior Court
You may contact the Walnut Creek Courthouse by calling the Walnut Creek Superior Court non-emergency number 925-646-6572, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Walnut Creek Superior Court, 640 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, California, 94596.
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