Superior Court of Mariposa CountyMariposa, CA, 95338
Mariposa, CA, 95338
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Superior Court of Mariposa County is located at Mariposa, CA, 95338. The court handles civil, probate, juvenile, family law, small claims and traffic cases.
The Superior Court of Mariposa County has general jurisdiction over all civil and criminal matters not assigned exclusively to another court. The Superior Court conducts both jury and non-jury trials, hears motions, resolves conflicts in law and fact, and interprets and applies the law.
The Superior Court also has exclusive original jurisdiction over probate matters and juvenile matters. The Probate Division handles all matters relating to the administration of estates, trusts, conservatorships, guardianships, and adoption proceedings. The Juvenile Division has exclusive jurisdiction over all proceedings involving minors who are alleged to be wards of the court, including proceedings involving abuse, neglect, and dependent children.
The Superior Court of Mariposa County has eight judicial officers: one Presiding Judge, two Associate Judges, and five Commissioners. The current Presiding Judge is the Honorable Lillian Sing. The current Associate Judges are the Honorable Katherine A. Ferguson and the Honorable Stephen A. Ibanez. The current Commissioners are the Honorable Cynthia G. Cobb, the Honorable David L. Durand, the Honorable Jill Fannin, the Honorable Scott McNeal, and the Honorable Gregory W. Smith.
The Superior Court of Mariposa County is committed to providing access to justice for all members of the community. The court provides a variety of services to assist self-represented litigants, including free legal clinics, forms and instructions, and online resources. The court also offers alternative dispute resolution programs, such as mediation and arbitration, to help resolve disputes without going to trial.