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Face Mask Guideline:

FACE MASKS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO ENTER THE COURTHOUSE BUT THEY ARE RECOMMENDED.

Divisions

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

  • Appeals

    A non-prevailing party in a case may ask a higher court to review the decision in  their case and determine if the decision was correct. They may do this by filing an appeal or, in some instances, a writ.

  • Civil

    The Civil Division assists parties with cases involving: recovery of money or property in non-contract civil disputes or contract enforcement; civil rights, and, landlord tenant actions. 

  • Criminal

    The Criminal Division has jurisdiction over felonies, misdemeanors, infractions.

  • Family Court Services

    The Family Court Services Division hears matters involving family-related issues and domestic relations.

  • Small Claims

    The Small Claims Division handles cases that do not exceed $10,000 and are resolved quickly and inexpensively with relatively simple and informal rules.

  • Traffic

    The Traffic Division has jurisdiction over Vehicle Code violations and local ordinance violations.

  • Family Law Facilitator

    The Family Law Facilitator is an attorney available to provide procedural assistance to people who are representing themselves in Family Court.

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