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Most legal disputes involving state law initially are decided by trial courts or certain administrative agencies. After such a decision, a party may seek appellate review of the ruling if the party believes the trial court or administrative agency made an error of law that harmed the party.

Civil cases are brought by a plaintiff or petitioner - an individual, business or agency of government -- asking the court to protect some right or to help recover money or property from the defendant--another individual, business or agency of government.

The information for landlords and tenants generally describes steps required in residential eviction proceedings in California. However, this section contains general information only and cannot cover all of the specific requirements or answer all the questions regarding a particular case.

Mediation is problem solving, not counseling. Your disagreement is seen as a problem to solve, not as a fight. Mediation lets you make your own decisions. You can come up with your own personal contract on how you will care for your children now that you no longer live together.

In Small Claims court, disputes are settled in a fair, quick and inexpensive manner. You may ask a lawyer for advice before you go to court; however, you may not have a lawyer represent you in court.

This section is designed to provide useful information regarding traffic issues, including frequently asked questions, online forms, the California Vehicle Code, information on pending traffic-related legislation, and links to local courts and other helpful sites.

The judges and court staff of Superior Court of California, County of Glenn thank each one of you for fulfilling your civic obligations. As a Trial Juror, you will have rendered one of the most important functions of citizenship-service as a trial juror.

Court News and Notices

October 20, 2020

Transfer of Court Personal Property

Public Notice (pdf).

October 16, 2020

Changes to Facility Access

Public Notice (pdf).

August 13, 2020

Fiscal Year 2020/2021 Proposed Baseline Budget
The Superior Court of California, County of Glenn seeks public comment on its proposed baseline budget for Fiscal Year 2020/2021. Public Notice (pdf).

August 20, 2019

Court Executive Officer Appointment
The judges of the Glenn County Superior Court are pleased to announce the selection of Sharif Elmallah to serve as the next Court Executive Officer. Read the details on our Press Release page.

August 19, 2019

Independent Contractor Attorneys
The Superior Court of California, County of Glenn is seeking the services of independent contractor attorneys. Read the details on our Jobs page.

August 15, 2019

New volunteers needed to complete this year’s Grand Jury panel
The 2019 – 2020 Grand Jury is seeking volunteers willing to donate eight to ten hours each month for one year... Read the details on our Press Release page.

COVID-19 Update

PRIOR TO VISITING A COURT LOCATION, please review the Court Updates and Information document relating to court operations and access policies during this emergency. Use of a face mask/covering and social distancing are required in all court facilities. A self-certification related to COVID-19 and temperature check are also required to enter all court facilities.
- Court Updates and Information (pdf)
2020 Revised Bail Schedule (pdf)
California Rules of Court Emergency Rules  (pdf)

Jury Duty Hardship Request Form (pdf)

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Locations and Contact Information

Superior Court of California, County of Glenn
526 West Sycamore St
Willows, CA 95988
(530) 934-6446

Orland Courthouse
821 E. South Street 
Orland, CA 95963 
(530) 865-1101

Collections Division
119 N. Butte Street
Willows, CA 95988

Our Mission

The Glenn County Superior Court values and strives to provide fair interpretation and enforcement of the rule of law in an effective and efficient manner, to resolve disputes peacefully and to provide consistent and impartial remedies to maintain order within the community. Otherwise put, equal justice under the law that supports a peaceful and orderly community.

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