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Notice: Subject to further notice Lake Superior Court will not accept direct fax filings after April 1, 2010.

Posted April 30, 2010

Courtrooms, Calendars and Holidays
Use the following list of departments with respective hours, calendars, and contact information:

Courthouse Maps and Directions:


Lakeport
Clearlake


Clerk's Office


Lakeport Division (Departments One, Two, Three, Commissioner, & Court Executive Officer)

(Directions to Lakeport)
Superior Court of California
County of Lake
255 N. Forbes Street, 4th Floor
Lakeport, CA 95453
707-263-2374
Fax: 707-262-1327

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (A drop box is available for filings until 5:00 p.m.)

NOTICE: Subject to further notice Lake Superior Court will not accept direct fax filings after April 1, 2010.



Clearlake Division (Department Four)

(Directions to Clearlake)

Superior Court of California
County of Lake
7000 A South Center Drive
Clearlake, CA 95422
707-994-6598
Fax: 707-994-1625

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (A drop box is available for filings until 5:00 p.m.)

NOTICE: Subject to further notice Lake Superior Court will not accept direct fax filings after April 1, 2010.


Courtrooms and Calendars

Department 1

Hon. David W. Herrick
Lakeport Division
707-263-2231
Fax: 707-262-1327

Effective thru August 3, 2012 Effective August 6, 2012
       
       
Monday Calendar: Monday Calendar:
       
9:00 AM Civil Law & Motion 8:15 AM Civil Harrassment
1:30 PM Status Conferences, Case Management, 9:00 AM Civil Law and Motion
  and Arbitration Conferences 10:30 AM Civil Case Management
3:00 PM Felony Settlement Conferences 1:30 PM Felony Settlement Conferences
       
       
Tuesday and Wednesday Calendar: Tuesday Calendar:
       
9:00 AM Civil Long Cause Matters 8:15 AM Domestic Violence (with & without children)
    9:00 AM Family Law and Motion
    10:30 AM Family Law Case Management
Thursday Calendar: 1:15 PM Dismissal Calendar
    1:30 PM Family Law Settlement Conferences
8:15 AM Civil Harassment    
  Domestic Violence (without minor children)    
  Elder Abuse Wednesday Calendar:
3:00 PM Probate Matters    
4:00 PM Conservatorship Matters 8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
       
Friday Calendar:    
    Thursday Calendar:
8:15 PM Domestic Violence (with minor children)    
9:00 AM Civil Trial Assignment 8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
  Short Cause Assigned by Dept 2    
       
    Friday Calendar:
       
    8:15 AM Trial Assignment
      Long and Short Cause Trials/Matters

Department 2

Hon. Richard C. Martin
Lakeport Division
707-263-2232
Fax: 707-262-1327

Effective thru August 3, 2012 Effective August 6, 2012
       
       
Monday Calendar: Monday Calendar:
       
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters 8:15 AM Felony Preliminary Hearings
3:30 PM Felony Pleas 1:30 PM Felony Pleas
       
       
Tuesday and Wednesday Calendar: Tuesday Calendar:
       
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters 8:15 AM Felony Law & Motion
       
       
    Wednesday Calendar:
Thursday Calendar:    
    8:15 AM Felony Sentencing
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters    
3:30 PM Family Drug Court    
4:00 PM Juvenile Drug Court Thursday Calendar:
       
    8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
       
Friday Calendar:
    Friday Calendar:
8:15 PM Criminal Master Calendar Call    
9:00 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters 8:15 AM Long and Short Cause Trials/Matters

Department 3

Hon. Andrew S. Blum
Lakeport Division
707-263-2282
Fax: 707-262-1327

Effective thru August 3, 2012 Effective August 6, 2012
       
       
Monday Calendar: Monday Calendar:
       
8:15 AM Felony Law & Motion 8:15 AM Misdemeanor Law & Motion
1:15 PM  In-custody Arraignments 1:15 PM  In-custody Arraignments
3:30 PM Felony Pleas    
       
    Tuesday Calendar:
Tuesday Calendar:
    8:15 AM Misdemeanor In-Custody
8:15 AM Misdemeanor Law & Motion 8:15 AM Misdemeanor Arraignments
1:15 PM  In-custody Arraignments 1:15 PM  In-custody Arraignments
    2:00 PM Probate
    2:30 PM Conservatorships
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Calendar: 3:00 PM Dependency Drug Court
    4:00 PM Juvenile Drug Court
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters    
1:15 PM  In-custody Arraignments    
    Wednesday Calendar:
       
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matter
    1:15 PM In Custody Arraignments
       
       
    Thursday Calendar:
       
    8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matter
    1:15 PM In Custody Arraignments
       
       
    Friday Calendar:
       
    8:15 AM Long and Short Cause Trials/Matter
    1:15 PM In Custody Arraignments

Department 4

Hon. Stephen O. Hedstrom
Assistant Presiding Judge
Clearlake Division
707-994-6598
Fax: 707-994-1625

Clearlake Division Lakeport Division
       
Effective thru August 3, 2012 Effective August 6, 2012
       
       
Monday Calendar: Monday Calendar:
       
8:15 AM Misdemeanor Law & Motion 8:15 AM Juvenile Detention
    8:30 AM Juvenile Delinquency
    1:30 PM Juvenile Dependency
       
       
Tuesday Calendar: Tuesday Calendar:
       
8:15 AM Felony Law & Motion 8:15 AM Juvenile Detention
    8:15 AM Civil Settlement Conferences
    1:30 PM Misdemeanor Settlement Conferences
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Calendar:
       
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters Wednesday Calendar:
       
    8:15 AM Juvenile Detention
    8:30 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
       
    Thursday Calendar:
       
    8:15 AM Juvenile Detention
    8:30 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
       
       
    Friday Calendar:
       
    8:15 AM Juvenile Detention
    8:30 AM Adoptions/Parental Release
    8:30 AM Long and Short Cause Trials/Matters

Courtroom A

Hon. Vincent T. Lechowick
Commissioner
Lakeport Division
Fax: 707-262-1327

Lakeport Division Clearlake Branch
       
Effective thru August 3, 2012 Effective August 6, 2012
       
       
Monday Calendar: Monday Calendar:
       
8:30 AM Juvenile Delinquency 9:00 AM Child Support Calendar (DCSS)
1:30 PM Juvenile Dependency 1:30 PM Orders of Examination (DCSS)
      Job Search Calendar (DCSS)
       
Tuesday Calendar:
    Tuesday Calendar:
8:30 AM Juvenile Detention    
9:00 AM Civil Settlement Conferences 8:30 AM Unlawful Detainers
1:30 PM Misdemeanor Settlement Conferences 9:00 AM Small Claims
    1:30 PM Traffic Infractions
Wednesday Calendar:   Animal Control Infractions
      Boating Infractions
8:30 AM Juvenile Detention   Fish and Game Infractions
9:00 AM Child Support Calendar (DCSS) 3:00 PM Traffic Court Trials
1:30 PM Orders of Examination (DCSS)    
  Job Search Calendar (DCSS)    
       
1st and 3rd Thursday of Each Month Calendar:
       
8:30 AM Juvenile Detention
8:30 AM Unlawful Detainers    
9:00 AM Small Claims    
1:30 PM Traffic Infractions    
  Animal Control Infractions    
  Boating Infractions    
  Fish and Game Infractions    
3:00 PM Traffic Court Trials    
       
       
2nd and 4th Thursday of Each Month Calendar:
***(Heard at Clearlake City Hall)***    
       
8:30 AM Unlawful Detainers    
9:00 AM Small Claims    
1:30 PM Traffic Infractions    
  Animal Control Infractions    
  Boating Infractions    
  Fish and Game Infractions    
3:00 PM Traffic Court Trials    
3:30 PM Juvenile Traffic Infractions    
       
       
Friday Calendar:
       
8:30 AM Juvenile Detention    
8:30 AM Adoptions    
9:00 AM Short Cause Matters Assigned by Dept 1.    


 

About Calendars

If you wish to have a matter set for the Monday calendar only, insert date, time and department in your pleading, and it will be calendared upon receipt.

The Presiding Judge calls all long-cause cases — set for trial — on Fridays at 8:15 a.m. Cases are then assigned to departments within the Court on the following Tuesday.

The Presiding Judge calls all short-cause matters on Fridays at 9:00 a.m. Cases are then assigned to departments within the Court to be heard that day.

The Court does not publish tentative rulings.

Court Holidays

The Court observes the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
  • Lincoln's Birthday
  • President's Day
  • Cesar Chavez' Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving
    and day after
  • Christmas Day
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