News & Notices

Posted May 02, 2014 –

Scam Alert:

The Tulare County Superior Court has received several complaints from the public in connection with what is believed to be a scam. Individuals have received messages from someone claiming to be a representative of the Tulare County Superior Court Clerk's office. The individual or group of individuals involved request money by using the threat of arrest.

Please be advised the Tulare County Superior Court will never make contact and use intimidation tactics and the threat of arrest to collect fines and fee. The public id advised to take caution and if you receive any unusual calls, please contact our office at 559-730-500 or 559-782-3700.

For further information, contact Deanna Jasso, Court Administrative Manager at 559-730-5000 ext 1117.

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.

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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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