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.

Juvenile Court

The Juvenile Court is responsible for handling matters regarding minors. The judges in Juvenile Court hear delinquency cases involving minors charged with violations of the law and dependency cases involving minors who have been neglected or abused.

Dependency Court Schedules

Delinquency Court Schedules

Department 8

Judge Dylan Sullivan
295 Fair Lane
Placerville, CA 95667

TIME
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
8:15
EX-PARTE HEARINGS / JUVENILE 602 EX-PARTE HEARINGS EX-PARTE HEARINGS EX-PARTE HEARINGS EX-PARTE HEARINGS
8:30
  JUVENILE 300/602 LONG CAUSE PROBATE L&M (PRIVATE ATTORNEY/PRO PER) (AVERAGE 15 MATTERS) LONG CAUSE PROBATE; CONSERVATORSHIP; GUARDIANSHIP; LPS CONSERVATORSHIP
(JURY TRIALS WILL BE ASSIGNED TO AN AVAILABLE TRIAL DEPARTMENT)
JUVENILE 300
10:00
    CONSERVATORSHIPS PROBATE (COUNTY COUNSEL – AVERAGE 12 MATTERS    
10:30
JUVENILE 602       JUVENILE 300
NOON
LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:30
JUVENILE 602 JUVENILE 300/602 LONG CAUSE GUARDIANSHIP HEARINGS (AVERAGE 8-10 MATTERS) PROBATE CASE MANAGEMENT CONF (4TH THURSDAY) DARK (1, 2, 3, 5 THURSDAYS) JUVENILE 300
2:00
JUVENILE NON VEHICLE CODE INFRACTION (2ND & 4TH MONDAYS)     PROBATE MANDATORY SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE (4TH THURSDAY) DARK (1, 2, 3, 5 THURSDAYS)  
3:30
JUVENILE 300 & 602 DETENTIONS JUVENILE 300 & 602 DETENTIONS JUVENILE 300 & 602 DETENTIONS   JUVENILE 300 & 602 DETENTIONS
(Dept 8 calendar effective 10/13/2014)

Department 12

Commissioner Douglas R. Hoffman
1354 Johnson Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA  96150

TIME
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
8:30 A.M.
DCSS (SLT-15) (3rd Monday) Ex parte

Unlawful Detainers
Ex parte

Dependency Adoptions
Ex parte

TROs (pro per & attorneys)
Ex parte

Jury OSC's (Quarterly)(Mar/Jun/Sept/Dec)
9:00 A.M.
  Fam Law & Motion w/attys (1st,3rd)

Fam Law & Motion w/Pro Pers (2nd, 4th, 5th)
    Traffic infractions (1st, 3rd)
10:00 A.M.
Family Law Settlement Conferences conducted by Pro Tems (2ND Monday)     Contested 300/FL Contested 300/FL
Noon
Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:00 P.M.
    Juv 300 Drug Court
Meet and Confer
(2nd,4th)
   
1:15 P.M.
Reserved for Criminal In-Custody Hrgs if no Judge is available
1:30 P.M.
  300 Detentions 300 Detentions

Drug Court
(2nd, 4th)

Contested Juv300
(1st, 3rd, 5th)

300 W&I Case Plan(4th)
300 Detentions

Contested 300/FL
300 Detentions

Contested 300/FL

MSCs (4th)
2:00 P.M.
Small Claims (3rd Monday)        
(Dept 12 calendar effective 07/01/2015)

Delinquency Court Schedules

Department 8

Judge Dylan Sullivan
295 Fair Lane
Placerville, CA 95667

TIME
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
8:15
EX-PARTE HEARINGS / JUVENILE 602 EX-PARTE HEARINGS EX-PARTE HEARINGS EX-PARTE HEARINGS EX-PARTE HEARINGS
8:30
  JUVENILE 300/602 LONG CAUSE PROBATE L&M (PRIVATE ATTORNEY/PRO PER) (AVERAGE 15 MATTERS) LONG CAUSE PROBATE; CONSERVATORSHIP; GUARDIANSHIP; LPS CONSERVATORSHIP
(JURY TRIALS WILL BE ASSIGNED TO AN AVAILABLE TRIAL DEPARTMENT)
JUVENILE 300
10:00
    CONSERVATORSHIPS PROBATE (COUNTY COUNSEL – AVERAGE 12 MATTERS    
10:30
JUVENILE 602       JUVENILE 300
NOON
LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:30
JUVENILE 602 JUVENILE 300/602 LONG CAUSE GUARDIANSHIP HEARINGS (AVERAGE 8-10 MATTERS) PROBATE CASE MANAGEMENT CONF (4TH THURSDAY) DARK (1, 2, 3, 5 THURSDAYS) JUVENILE 300
2:00
JUVENILE NON VEHICLE CODE INFRACTION (2ND & 4TH MONDAYS)     PROBATE MANDATORY SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE (4TH THURSDAY) DARK (1, 2, 3, 5 THURSDAYS)  
3:30
JUVENILE 300 & 602 DETENTIONS JUVENILE 300 & 602 DETENTIONS JUVENILE 300 & 602 DETENTIONS   JUVENILE 300 & 602 DETENTIONS
(Dept 8 calendar effective 10/13/2014)

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/Probate Long Cause

Trial de Novo(4th Mon)
Criminal Long Cause

Prelim Hrgs

(preliminary hearings in excess of 1 hour to be specially set with calendar clerk unless specifically approved to be placed on the regular PX calendar)
Probate 241.1 Hrgs
Juv 602
Criminal/Felony (trial readiness conferences calendared 2 weeks prior to trial date

Out of Custody Arraignments Including SARB
9:00 A.M.
Civil & Criminal Trials Civil & Criminal Trials Civil & Criminal Trials    
10:30 A.M.
      Behavioral Health (3rd Thursday)

(Meeting 10:00/calendar 10:30)
 
11:15 A.M.
        602 Detentions
NOON
LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:30 P.M.
  In Custody Arrgn In Custody Arrgn In Custody Arrgn  
1:30 P.M.
Civil/Probate Long Cause Civil & Criminal Trials   Contested 602 Hearings

Behavioral Health
(Meeting 1:00/calendar 1:30)
(3rd Thur)
Law & Motion (dark 1st Friday of each month)
1:35 P.M.
        Civil Prove-Ups (4th Friday)
1:45 P.M.
        Trial Motions in Limine

Long Cause Special Sets And Ex Parte Hearings Approved by Judge Bailey
3:30 P.M.
  Case Mgmt Conf (CMC – CourtCall permitted)      
4:00 P.M.
Ex Parte Hearings Ex Parte Hearings

Civil Judicial Status & Issues Conferences (CourtCall permitted) (Beginning 8/7/12 and every 3 months thereafter, special Judicial Status Conferences for pending MSJs)
Ex Parte Hearings Ex Parte Hearings  
(Dept 4 calendar effective 07/01/2015)

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Locations for Filing

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

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 holidays and Court Closures).

Placerville Main St Courthouse