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.

Limited Civil

The claims that used to be filed in the Municipal Court are now referred to as Limited Civil. The amount claimed is up to $25,000.00. Generally, amounts under $10,000.00 are filed in Small Claims Court.

Unlimited (General) Civil

The claims that used to be filed in Superior Court are now referred to as Unlimited Civil. Generally, they are cases where the amount claimed is more than $25,000.00.

It is the policy of this court to manage all cases from the time the complaint is filed until a final disposition has been achieved. Upon the filing of the complaint, the case shall be assigned to one judge for all purposes.

Locations for Filing

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

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

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday, excluding Court holidays.

Civil Division Court Schedules

(Schedules subject to change)

Department 4

Judge Steven C. Bailey
1354 Johnson Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

TIME
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
8:15 A.M.
602 Detention Hearings 602 Detention Hearings 602 Detention Hearings 602 Detention Hearings Adult Feloney Drug Court
(Every 2 weeks)
8:30 A.M.
Civil/Crim Trials

Civil/Probate Long Cause
Civil/Crim Trials

Prelim Hrgs

and Criminal Long Cause
Probate

Civil/Crim Trials
241.1 Hrgs
Juv 602
Criminal/Felony (trial readiness conf)
11:15 A.M.
        602 Detention Hearings
11:30 A.M.
  Veterans Court Treatment Team Mtg(1st Tues)      
NOON
LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:30 P.M.
Reserved for Criminal In-Custody Hearings if Dept 3 is not available
1:30 P.M.
Civil/Probate Long Cause Civil/Criminal Trials   Contested 602 Hearings Civil Law & Motion (2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th)

1:35p.m. Monthly Civil Prove-ups (4th)

1:45p.m. Trial in Limine Motions

Afternoon Long Cause Special Sets and ex parte hrgs
3:30 P.M.
  Case mgmt Conf (CMC - CourtCall permitted)   Monthly Veterans Court (2nd)

STOPNOW (2nd, 4th)
 
4:00 P.M.
Ex Parte Hearings Ex Parte Hearings

Judicial Status Hearings
Ex Parte Hearings Ex Parte Hearings  
(Dept 4 calendar effective 10/01/2013)

Department 9

Judge Warren C. Stracener
3321 Cameron Park Dr
Cameron Park, CA  95682

Ex Parte matters are considered on their papers at 8:15 each morning Mon-Fri. ExParte applications must be received by 2 p.m. for consideration on the following day. All matters are submitted on their papers. No hearings are held unless ordered by the Court. Objections must be filed not later than 8:15 of the noticed date.

TIME
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
8:15 A.M.
Ex Parte Apps Ex Parte Apps Ex Parte Apps Ex Parte Apps Ex Parte Apps
8:30 A.M.
Civil Trials Civil Trials Oral Argument/Long Cause/Misc Hrgs Civil Law & Motion Probate Law & Motion
(Private Atty & Pro Per)
9:30 A.M.
      Issues Conferences  
10:00 A.M.
      Restraining Order Hearings Civil Law & Motion
(Demurrer/MSJ's)
10:30 A.M.
         
11:00 A.M.
         
NOON
LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:30 P.M.
Civil Trials Civil Trials Oral Argument/Long Cause/Misc Hrgs Conservatorships
Probate
(County Counsel)
Unlawful Detainer Hearings
2:30 P.M.
    Dog Hearings
Civil OSCs
(1st)

Small Claims Appeals
(2nd & 4th )

Dark (3rd & 5th)
Guardianship Hearings  
3:30 P.M.
         
4:00 P.M.
         
(Dept 9 calendar effective 09/01/2013)

Department 10

Assigned Judge/Temporary Judge
3321 Cameron Park Dr
Cameron Park, CA  95682

TIME
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
8:30 A.M.
Case Management Conferences   Mandatory Settlement Conferences    
9:00 A.M.
  Small Claims
(1st & 3rd)
     
9:30 A.M.
Case Management Conferences Small Claims
(1st & 3rd)
     
10:30 A.M.
Case Management Conferences Small Claims
(1st & 3rd)
Mandatory Settlement Conferences    
NOON
LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:30 P.M.
Case Management Conferences Small Claims For So Lake Tahoe (via video w/Dept 11)
(1st & 3rd)
Continued Morning MSCs    
2:30 P.M.
Case Management Conferences        
3:00 P.M.
  Small Claims (Revenue Recovery hrgs)
(1 x mo.)
     
(Dept 10 calendar effective 9/1/2013)

Department 11

Assigned Judge/Temporary Judge
1354 Johnson Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

TIME
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
8:30 A.M.
  Traffic Court Trials

and TBDs(2nd & 4th)
     
9:00 A.M.
         
10:30 A.M.
         
NOON
LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:30 P.M.
  Small Claims (via video w/Dept 10)
(1st & 3rd)

Civil Mandatory Settlement Conf
(2nd & 4th)
     
(Dept 11 calendar effective 10/01/2013)

Locations for Filing

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

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

Fax Filings Accepted
Effective October 3, 2011

Office Hours

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday, (excluding holidays and Court Closures).

Placerville Main St Courthouse