Superior Court of California, County of El Dorado

Our Mission

To preserve and enhance the rule of law in El Dorado County by providing all persons a fair, efficient, and accessible forum for resolving disputes, protecting public safety, and righting wrongs.

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Placerville Main Street Branch

495 Main Street
Placerville, CA 95667
Phone: (530) 621-6426

Counter Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. including the lunch hour;
Telephone Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Criminal / Trial Assignments
Department 1
Judge James R. Wagoner, Assistant Presiding Judge
Tentative Rulings

Criminal / Trial Assignments
Department 2
Judge Daniel B. Proud
Tentative Rulings

Family Law / Adoptions / Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Department 5
Judge Nelson Keith Brooks

Family Law Mandatory Settlement Conferences
Department 6
Temporary Judges
(530) 621-6726

Family Law Mediation
(530) 621-6426


Directions to the Placerville Main Street Branch: From Hwy 50, exit on Bedford Street and proceed south one block to Main Street. Court is located on the corner of Main Street and Bedford Street.

Placerville Building C Branch Criminal Division

2850 Fairlane Court, Suite 120
Placerville, CA 95667
Phone: (530) 621-7464

Counter Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. including the lunch hour;
Telephone Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Criminal
Department 7
Judge Douglas C. Phimister

Directions to the Placerville Building C Branch: Westbound from Hwy 50, exit Forni Road and turn right or Eastbound from Hwy 50, exit Forni Road and loop back to the right over the freeway. Turn right onto Fair Lane, the first signal, and proceed to the top of the hill. On the left, just past Juvenile Hall, you will find Fairlane Court. Turn left and proceed down the hill to the court in Building C.

Placerville Fair Lane Branch

295 Fair Lane
Placerville, CA 95667
Phone: (530) 621-7470

Counter Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. including the lunch hour;
Telephone Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Traffic / Juvenile Dependency / Juvenile Delinquency
Department 8
Judge Kenneth J. Melikian

Directions to the Placerville Building C Branch: Westbound from Hwy 50, exit Forni Road and turn right or Eastbound from Hwy 50, exit Forni Road and loop back to the right over the freeway. Turn right onto Fair Lane, the first signal, then turn left onto 295 Fair Lane just before Juvenile Hall.

Cameron Park Branch

3321 Cameron Park Drive
Cameron Park, CA 95682
(530) 621-5867

Counter Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. including the lunch hour;
Telephone Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Civil / Civil Harassment / Guardianships / Probate / Unlawful Detainers / Case Management Conf / ADR
Department 9
Judge Warren C. Stracener
Clerk's Office (530) 621-5867
Tentative Rulings (530) 621-6551

Small Claims / Mandatory Settlement Conf
Department 10
Judge Pro Tems - Small Claims
Visiting Judges - Mandatory Settlement Conf
Clerk's Office (530) 621-5867

Assigned Judges

Directions to the Cameron Park Branch: From Hwy 50, exit on Cameron Park Drive and proceed north. Continue approximately two miles to Meder Road and turn right. Court is on the corner of Meder Road and Cameron Park Drive.

South Lake Tahoe Branch Civil Division

1354 Johnson Blvd. #2
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-0578
Phone: (530) 573-3075

Counter Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. including the lunch hour;
Telephone Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Civil / Juvenile Delinquency / Criminal
Department 4
Judge Steven C. Bailey
Tentative Rulings (530) 573-3042

Family Law / Probate / Juvenile Dependency
Department 12
Commissioner Dylan Sullivan

Directions to the South Lake Tahoe Branch: From Hwy 50 (Lake Tahoe Blvd.), turn East on Al Tahoe Blvd., proceed to Johnson Blvd. and turn left.

South Lake Tahoe Criminal Division

1354 Johnson Blvd. #2
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-0578
Phone: (530) 573-3044

Counter Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. including the lunch hour;
Telephone Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Criminal
Department 3
Judge Suzanne N. Kingsbury, Presiding Judge
Tentative Rulings (530) 573-3042

Directions to the South Lake Tahoe Branch: From Hwy 50 (Lake Tahoe Blvd.), turn East on Al Tahoe Blvd., proceed to Johnson Blvd. and turn left.

South Lake Tahoe Branch Traffic / Small Claims

1354 Johnson Blvd. #2
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-0578
Phone: (530) 573-3044

Counter Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. including the lunch hour;
Telephone Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Traffic / Small Claims Court / Unlawful Detainers
Department 12
Commissioner Dylan Sullivan

Directions to the South Lake Tahoe Branch Traffic / Small Claims Division - From Hwy 50 (Lake Tahoe Blvd.), turn East on Al Tahoe Blvd., proceed to Johnson Blvd. and turn left.

Placerville Main Street Branch

  • 495 Main Street
    Placerville, CA 95667
  • Main Line: (530) 621-6426
  • Family Law: (530) 621-6726

Placerville Building C Branch

  • 2850 Fairlane Court, Bldg C
    Suite 110 Court Administration
    Suite 120 Department 7
    Placerville, CA 95667
  • Criminal
    (530) 621-7464

Placerville Fair Lane Branch

  • 295 Fair Lane
    Placerville, CA 95667
  • Traffic
    (530) 621-7470
  • Juvenile
    (530) 621-7470

Cameron Park Branch

  • 3321 Cameron Park Drive
    Cameron Park, CA 95682
  • Civil / Civil Harassment / Probate / Guardianships / Small Claims / Unlawful Detainers
    (530) 621-5867

South Lake Tahoe Branch

  • 1354 Johnson Blvd.
    South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
  • Civil / Juvenile / Family Law / Probate
    (530) 573-3075
  • Traffic / Small Claims / Criminal / Unlawful Detainers
    (530) 573-3044

Cameron Park Courthouse