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Civil division

The Civil Division processes all civil matters, including general civil, civil harassment restraining orders, name change applications, and unlawful detainer cases.

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.

Civil cases are handled by Departments 4, 9, 10, and 12.


Limited Civil

A general civil case that involves money that amounts to $25,000 or less. For further information visit the California Courts Self Help website.

Unlimited (General) Civil

A general civil case that involves amounts over $25,000. For further information visit the California Courts Self Help website.

Landlord/Tenant Evictions (Unlawful Detainer)

An Unlawful Detainer/Eviction is a civil proceeding brought by the owner of the property to obtain possession from the occupants. For further information visit the California Courts Self Help website.

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
8:00a.m to 3:00p.m.
Monday through Friday (excluding holidays and Court Closures).
Phone hours 8:00a.m. to 1:00p.m.

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