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The mission of Superior Court of California, County of Siskiyou, is to provide a neutral forum for timely resolution of legal proceedings according to the law.

Court News & Notices

Posted April 9, 2020
2020 Emergency--Local Misdemeanor & Felony Bail Schedule

Posted March 22, 2020
Notice of Reduced Court Hours

Posted March 17, 2020
Notice - Are You Sick?

Posted March 17, 2020
Public Notice - Coronavirus

Posted April 1, 2020
Draft Local Rules

Posted February 25, 2020
Notice re Court Calendar Time Change effective 4/1/2020

Posted January 22, 2020
2020 Misdemeanor and Felony Bail Schedules

Posted January 10, 2020
2020 Uniform Bail and Penalty Schedules

Posted September 27, 2019
FY19-20 Baseline Budget - Siskiyou

Posted July 25, 2019
FY 19-20 Trial Court Allocations


On behalf of Presiding Judge Karen Dixon and the Siskiyou County Superior Court, I am forwarding you copies of orders that will be effective as of Monday, March 23, 2020. Please forward this information to anyone you know who may be affected and is not included in the distribution list. Copies will be posted at various places in the courthouse and on the Court website. As noted in the orders, the court will be operating with a reduced staff and reduced hours. Calendars are being consolidated and/or moved to accommodate this reduction while also being mindful of public safety concerns. Court Call has agreed to temporarily reduce their rates to $54.00. You need not submit a request in advance to arrange a Court Call appearance. The Court has waived the filing fee for the filing of stipulated continuances for all civil and family law matters. We will make every effort to keep you informed of any additional changes to Court procedures and we remain committed to ensuring access to justice to the extent we are able during these uncertain times. Judge JoAnn Bicego, Assistant Presiding Judge Siskiyou County Superior Court Order of the Presiding Judge - May 29, 2020 Chief Justice Order - April 15, 2020 Implementation of Emergency Relief - April 15, 2020 Chief Justice Order

Info By Division


Siskiyou Superior Court’s Administration Division provides information and services for records requests, fiscal matters including annual budget and budget allocation, procurement, requests for proposals, and other operational and administrative matters.


The Civil Division assists parties with cases involving: recovery of money or property in non-contract civil disputes or contract enforcement; civil rights, and, landlord tenant actions. Petitions to Change Name and various writs are also handled by the Civil Division.


The Criminal Division has jurisdiction over felonies, misdemeanors, infractions.

Family Law

The Family Law Division hears matters involving family-related issues and domestic relations.

Jury Service

For persons serving or noticed to serve on a jury.

Small Claims

The Small Claims Division handles cases that do not exceed $10,000 and are resolved quickly and inexpensively with relatively simple and informal rules.


The Traffic Division has jurisdiction over Vehicle Code violations and local traffic ordinance violations.

About The Court

Siskiyou County is a land of great natural beauty. It is at the southern edge of the Cascade Range, situated in the northernmost part of California, right on the Oregon border. Mt. Shasta, a 14,000 foot volcano, is located in Siskiyou County. The county's landmass exceeds that of the State of Connecticut. The largest city in Siskiyou County is Yreka, population 7500. There are eight other cities ranging in size from 800 to 3500. The closest metropolitan areas, which are in the State of Oregon, are Ashland, 35 miles and Medford, 55 miles. The closest metropolitan area in California, which is 100 miles away, is in Redding.

       Presiding Judge: Karen L. Dixon

       Assistant Presiding Judge: JoAnn Bicego

       Court Executive Officer: Reneé McCanna-Crane


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