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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 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, Four, & 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 Branch

(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

Department 1

Hon. Michael S. Lunas
Lakeport Division
707-263-2374 ext.2282
Fax: 707-262-1327

Effective Thru December 31, 2014
 
Monday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM
Misdemeanor Arraignments (In-Custody)
Misdemeanor Arraignments (Out of Custody)
Motions to Recall Bench Warrant
1:30 PM
Misdemeanor Motions
PC1203.4 Petitions
  Petitions for Rehabilitation and Pardon
   
Tuesday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM
Domestic Violence (without minor children)
9:00 AM
Family Law & Motion
10:30 AM
Family Law Case Management
1:15 PM
Dismissal Calendar
1:30 PM
Family Law Settlement Conference
   
Wednesday and Thursday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
1:15 PM  In-custody Arraignments
   
Friday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
8:30 AM Short Cause Assigned by Dept 3
   
      
Effective January 1, 2015
 
Monday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM
Misdemeanor Law & Motion
10:00 AM
Misdemeanor - In-Custody Matters
 
Tuesday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM
Misdemeanor Arraignments
10:00 AM
Family Law & Motion
1:15 PM
Family Law Case Management Conferences
2:00 PM
Family Law Settlement Conferences
   
Wednesday and Thursday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM
Long Cause Trials/Matters
   
Friday Calendar:
 
8:15 PM
Long Cause Trials/Matters
8:30 AM
Short Cause Matters
   
   
 
   
   
   
   

Department 2

Hon. Richard C. Martin
Lakeport Division
707-263-2374 ext. 2232
Fax: 707-262-1327

Effective Thru December 31, 2014
 
Monday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Civil Harassment
9:00 AM Civil Law & Motion
10:30 AM Civil Case Management
1:30 PM Felony Settlement Conferences
   
Tuesday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Misdemeanor Proofs
2:00 PM Probate
2:30 PM Conservatorships
   
Wednesday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
4:00 PM Family Drug Court
4:30 PM Juvenile Drug Court
   
Thursday and Friday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
   
Effective January 1, 2015
 
Monday Calendar:
   
9:00 AM
Civil Law & Motion
10:30 AM
Civil Case Management Conferences
2:00 PM
Probates
2:30 PM
Conservatorships
   
Tuesday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM
Civil Harassment
8:15 AM
Domestic Violence
10:00 AM
Misdemeanor Settlement Conferences
 
Wednesday Calendar:
 
8:15 AM
Long Cause Trials/Matters
4:00 PM
Family Drug Court
4:30 PM
Juvenile Drug Court
   
Thursday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
 
Friday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM
Long Cause Trials/Matters
10:00 AM
Felony Settlement Conferences

Department 3

Hon. Andrew S. Blum
Lakeport Division
707-263-2374 ext. 2282
Fax: 707-262-1327

**No Changes. Effective 01/01/15**

Monday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Felony Preliminary Hearings
1:15 PM  In-custody Arraignments
1:30 PM Felony Sentencings
   
Tuesday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM
Felony Law and Motion
Felony Motions < 15 minutes in length (examples below)
     - Motion to Recall Bench Warrant
     - PC1203.4 Petitions
     - Petitions for Rehabilitation and Pardon
1:30 PM
Felony Motions > 15 minutes in length (examples below)
     - Suppression Motion
     - Pitchess Motion
3:00 PM
 In-custody Arraignments
   
Wednesday and Thursday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
   
Friday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Trial Assignment
10:00 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
   

Department 4

Hon. Stephen O. Hedstrom
Lakeport Division
707-263-2374 ext. 2231
Fax: 707-262-1327

Effective Thru December 31, 2014
 
Monday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Juvenile Detention
8:30 AM Juvenile Delinquency
1:30 PM Juvenile Dependency
   
Tuesday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Juvenile Detention
8:15 AM Civil Settlement Conferences
1:30 PM Misdemeanor Settlement Conferences
   
   
Wednesday and Thursday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Juvenile Detention
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
   
Friday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Juvenile Detention
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
8:15 AM Adoptions/Terminate Parental
Relationship
   
Effective January 1, 2015
 
Monday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Juvenile Detention
8:30 AM Juvenile Delinquency
1:30 PM Juvenile Dependency
   
Tuesday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Juvenile Detention
8:15 AM Civil Settlement Conferences
3:00 PM In-Custody Arraignments
   
   
Wednesday and Thursday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Juvenile Detention
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
   
Friday Calendar:
   
8:15 AM Juvenile Detention
8:15 AM Long Cause Trials/Matters
8:15 AM Adoptions/Terminate Parental Relationship
   

Clearlake Branch

Hon. Vincent T. Lechowick
Commissioner
Clearlake Branch
707-994-6598
Fax: 707-994-1625

**No Changes. Effective 01/01/15**

Monday Calendar:
   
9:00 AM Child Support Calendar (DCSS)
1:30 PM Orders of Examination (DCSS)
  Job Search Calendar (DCSS)
   
Tuesday Calendar:
   
8:30 AM Unlawful Detainer
9:00 AM Small Claims
11:00 AM Unlawful Detainer Status Conferences and Other Motions
1:30 PM Traffic Infractions
  Animal Control Infractions
  Boating Infractions
  Fish and Game Infractions
3:00 PM Traffic Court Trials


 

About Calendars

If you wish to have a matter set for any of the Law and Motion Calendars, insert date, time and department in your pleading, and it will be calendared upon receipt.

All long-cause cases — set for trial — are called on Fridays at 8:15 a.m. Cases are then assigned to departments within the Court on the following week..

The Presiding Judge calls all short-cause matters on Fridays at 8:30 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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