News & Notices

Posted April 22, 2014 –

Notice to potential Janitorial RFP Bidder:

Please be advised that the sites visit for this RFP will take place this Saturday, April 26, from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. Please meet court representatives at the front entrance of the Visalia Division located at 221 S. Mooney Boulevard, Visalia, CA 93291. If you will be attending, please RSVP at no later than 12:00 pm on Friday, April 25. Please include all of your contact information in your RSVP.

Posted April 14, 2014 –

The Superior Court of California, County of Tulare, is seeking Proposals for janitorial services. If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please download all of the necessary attachments (zip file). Please note that the RFP is comprised of the Janitorial Main Document and ALL eight attachments. Therefore, ALL documents must be read carefully prior to submitting a proposal. Proposals are due no later than 4:30 pm (PST) on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Late Proposals will not be accepted. Site visit scheduled for April 26th at 9am.

Posted September 23, 2013 –

Notice Of Unavailability Of Official Reporter:

Effective October 1, 2013 - Official court reporters will no longer be provided in the Visalia Division for all misdemeanor matters, civil limited trials, civil unlimited trials, and probate trials.

Effective November 4, 2013 - Official court reporters will no longer be provided in the South County Justice Center for all misdemeanor matters, civil limited trials, civil unlimited trials, and probate trials.

Please see the Court Reporters page for additional information.

Posted August 19, 2013 –

Effective November 1, 2013 - Notice of Reduction of Telephone Hours:

The Clerk's Office telephone hours are being reduced to Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm. See the public notice for further details.

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About Our Court

Presiding Judge: Judge Lloyd L. Hicks

Assistant Presiding Judge: Judge Gary L. Paden

Court Executive Officer: LaRayne Cleek

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
  • Visalia,
  • CA
  • 93291
  • Phone: 559-730-5000

  • Pretrial Facility
  • 36650 Road 112
  • Visalia,
  • CA
  • 93291-8940
  • Phone: 559-738-2400

  • Porterville
  • 300 East Olive
  • Porterville,
  • CA
  • 93257
  • Phone: 559-782-3700

  • Dinuba
  • 640 South Alta Avenue
  • Dinuba,
  • CA
  • 93618
  • Phone: 559-595-6400

  • Juvenile Justice Facility
  • 11200 Avenue 368, Room 201
  • Visalia,
  • CA
  • 93291
  • Phone: 559-738-2300

  • Family Law Facilitator
  • 3400 West Mineral King, Suite C
  • Visalia,
  • CA
  • 93291
  • Phone: 559-737-5500

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Court business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00AM - 5:00PM excluding Holidays.

Public lobby hours are 8:00AM - 4:00PM.

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