News & Notices

Posted October 01, 2015 –

Application for Discharge from Accountability

The collections program respectfully applies to the presiding judge of the court for a discharge from accountability for the court-ordered debt or bail listed in Attachment A,

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Posted September 25, 2015 –

The Tulare County Superior Court is warning the public of a phone scam after receiving reports of calls received requesting money for failing to appear for jury service.  The callers are identifying themselves as a deputy from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department and requesting large sums of money on a prepaid Visa card.  Callers are also informing individuals they must appear in court on September 30 or October 2 to provide proof of payment.    & nbsp; 

The Tulare County Superior Court Jury Services Division does not make contact, nor do we authorize any outside agency, to contact individuals via telephone to collect fines for failing to appear for jury service.   If you receive such a telephone call, you are advised to hang up and not provide the caller  any information.

If you have any questions regarding the legitimacy of a phone call you receive, you may contact the Tulare County Superior Court Jury Services Division at 559-730-5000 option 5 or to report a call you may contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department at 559-733-6211.    

Posted August 24, 2015 –

The Superior Court Of California County Of Tulare Appoints Assistant Court Executive Officer.

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Posted August 11, 2015 –

On June 24, 2015, Governor Brown signed into law a one-time amnesty program for unpaid traffic and non-traffic infraction tickets.  The Superior Court of California, County of Tulare, will participate in the state-mandated program commencing October 1, 2015.  The program allows defendants to have the civil assessment deducted and reduce their remaining court ordered debt 50 to 80 percent:

Superior Court to Discount Unpaid Tickets for more information.

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About Our Court

Presiding Judge: Judge Gary L. Paden

Assistant Presiding Judge: Judge Bret Hillman

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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