Areas of Law by County and Court

Alameda County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Butte County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Calaveras County

Civil - Permissive

Family - Permissive

Probate/MH - Permissive

Contra Costa County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

El Dorado County

Civil - Permissive

Family - Permissive

Probate/MH - Permissive

Fresno County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Imperial County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Kern County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Kings County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Los Angeles County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Madera County

Civil - Permissive

Family - Permissive

Probate/MH - Permissive

Mariposa County

Civil - Permissive

Family - Permissive

Probate/MH - Permissive

Mendocino County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Merced County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Monterey County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Napa County

Civil - Permissive

Family - Permissive

Probate/MH - Permissive

Nevada County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Orange County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Placer County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Riverside County

Civil - Mandatory

San Bernardino County

Civil - Permissive

Family - Permissive(DCSS ONLY)

Probate/MH - Permissive

San Benito County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

San Diego County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Permissive

Probate/MH - Mandatory

San Luis Obispo County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

San Mateo County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Santa Barbara County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Santa Clara County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Santa Cruz County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Sonoma County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Stanislaus County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Sutter County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Tehama County

Civil - Permissive

Family - Permissive

Probate/MH - Permissive

Tulure County

Civil - Permissive

Family - Permissive

Probate/MH - Permissive

Yolo County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

Yuba County

Civil - Mandatory

Family - Mandatory

Probate/MH - Mandatory

California Courts Coming Soon

Please refer to the chart below for the anticipated launch dates of each court.

Humboldt County

NON-CRIMINAL

PERMISSIVE DATE - 2024

Lake County

NON-CRIMINAL

PERMISSIVE DATE - 2024

Los Angeles County

Appellate

PERMISSIVE DATE - 2024

Marin County

NON-CRIMINAL

PERMISSIVE DATE -Jan 29, 2024

Modoc County

NON-CRIMINAL

PERMISSIVE DATE -  2024

Plumas County

NON-CRIMINAL

PERMISSIVE DATE -  2024

Sacramento County

NON-CRIMINAL

PERMISSIVE DATE - Jan 16, 2024

San Francisco County

NON-CRIMINAL

PERMISSIVE DATE -  2024

Sierra County

NON-CRIMINAL

PERMISSIVE DATE -  2024

Siskiyou County

NON-CRIMINAL

PERMISSIVE DATE - March 2024

Solano County

NON-CRIMINAL

PERMISSIVE DATE - Jan. 8, 2024

Trinity County

NON-CRIMINAL

PERMISSIVE DATE -  2024

Ventura County

NON-CRIMINAL

PERMISSIVE DATE -  2024

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