News & Notices
Posted December 12, 2013 –
Notice of Disposal of Court Property:
On Thursday December 19, 2013, the Superior Court of California, County of Tulare will be disposing of court personal property located at the old Porterville Courthouse on Morton Avenue. Said personal property includes items such as miscellaneous office supplies, outdated modular furniture, and various office furniture (including tables, desks, chairs, benches, and cabinets).
Posted December 06, 2013 –
Temporary Judge Training Classes Offered:
In compliance with California Rules of Court, rule 2.810, et. seq. regarding qualifying to be a temporary judge, the court will be providing classes on January 22, 2103 and February 5, 2014. Please see the PDF document for more information.
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.
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.