News & Notices
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.
Posted August 15, 2013 –
With the opening of the new South County Justice Center in Porterville, scheduled on October 15, 2013:
The Porterville Division of Tulare County Superior Court will begin accepting unlimited civil filings effective immediately.
See the full notice for further details.
Posted July 18, 2013 –
Local Rule 703 - Courtesy Copies to Research Attorney:
On behalf of Court Administration, please note Local Rule 703 which states that a courtesy copy of all law and motion documents must be delivered to the research attorney upon filing.
Visit the Civil page for more information
No media releases have been posted.
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
- Phone: 559-730-5000
- Pretrial Facility
- 36650 Road 112
- Phone: 559-738-2400
- 300 East Olive
- Phone: 559-782-3700
- 640 South Alta Avenue
- Phone: 559-595-6400
- Juvenile Justice Facility
- 11200 Avenue 368, Room 201
- Phone: 559-738-2300
- Family Law Facilitator
- 3400 West Mineral King, Suite C
- Phone: 559-737-5500
Court business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00AM - 5:00PM excluding Holidays.
Public lobby hours are 8:00AM - 4:00PM.