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 Nelson Keith Brooks
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) DARK JUVENILE 300
2:00
JUVENILE NON VEHICLE CODE INFRACTION (2ND & 4TH MONDAYS)        
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

Vacant
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)
Family Law & Motion w/attys
9:00 A.M.
  Traffic infractions (1st, 3rd)

Fam Law & Motion w/Pro Pers (2nd, 4th, 5th)
     
10:00 A.M.
Family Law Settlement Conferences conducted by Pro Tems (2ND Monday)

Trial de Novo calendar(4th Monday with assigned judges)
    Family Law Long Cause  
11:30 A.M.
    Juv 300 Drug Court Meet and Confer (2ND & 4TH)    
Noon
Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:15 P.M.
Reserved for Criminal In-Custody Hrgs if no Judge is available
1:30 P.M.
  300 Detentions 300 Detentions

Dependency Drug Court
(2nd, 4th)

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

Family Law Long Cause
300 Detentions

Family Law Contested
(1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th)

DCSS
(1st)
2:30 P.M.
    Contested Juv300
(2nd)

Juv300 W & I
(4th)
   
(Dept 12 calendar effective 10/13/2014)

Delinquency Court Schedules

Department 8

Judge Nelson Keith Brooks
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) DARK JUVENILE 300
2:00
JUVENILE NON VEHICLE CODE INFRACTION (2ND & 4TH MONDAYS)        
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 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
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.
Civil/Probate Long Cause In Custody Arrgn

Civil & Criminal Trials
In Custody Arrgn In Custody Arrgn

Contested 602 Hearings
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 10/13/2014)

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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 Building C Courthouse