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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.-4:00 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. - 4:00 p.m.

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

Courtrooms

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

Effective February 13, 2018

Monday Calendar:
9:00 AM
Civil Law & Motion
10:30 AM
Civil Case Management Conferences
2:00 PM
Probates
2:30 PM
Conservatorship
Tuesday Calendar:
8:15 AM
Domestic Violence
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
Hon. Andrew S. Blum
Lakeport Division
707-263-2374 ext. 2232
Fax: 707-262-1327
Monday Calendar:
8:15 AM
Felony Preliminary Hearings
1:30 PM
Felony Sentencings
3:00 PM
In-custody Arraignments
Tuesday Calendar:
8:15 AM
Misdemeanor Arraignments
3:00 PM
Civil Settlement Conferences
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
Hon. J. David Markham
Lakeport Division
707-263-2374 ext. 2232
Fax: 707-262-1327
 

Effective February 13, 2018

Monday Calendar:
8:15 AM
Misdemeanor Law & Motion
10:00 AM
Misdemeanor - In-Custody Matters
Tuesday Calendar:
8:15 AM
Civil Harassment
9:00 AM
Civil Settlement Conferences
1:30 PM
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
Trial Assignment
10:00 AM
Long Cause Trials/Matters
Hon. Stephen O. Hedstrom
Lakeport Division
707-263-2374 ext. 2231
Fax: 707-262-1327
Monday Calendar:
8:15 AM
Juvenile Detention
8:15 AM
Juvenile Dependency
1:15 PM
Juvenile Delinquency
Tuesday Calendar:
8:15 AM
Juvenile Detention
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
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
8:30 AM
Adoptions/Terminate Parental Relationship
Hon. Douglas A. Thiele
Commissioner
Clearlake Branch
707-994-6598
Fax: 707-994-1625
Monday 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
Tuesday Calendar:
9:00 AM
Child Support Calendar (DCSS)
1:30 PM
Orders of Examination (DCSS)
 
Job Search Calendar (DCSS)

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