California Legal Overview: Sacramento-Arden Arcade-Yuba City
The Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Yuba City metro area is spread across eight counties in California and Nevada. The metro area includes Douglas County in Nevada and seven counties in Northern California, including Sacramento, Sutter, El Dorado, Placer, Nevada, Yuba and Yolo counties. The Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Yuba City metro area includes four smaller metro and micropolitan areas, including Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville, Yuba–Sutter, Gardnerville Ranchos and the Truckee micropolitan areas. Listed below are some of the main cities, towns and CDPs in the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Yuba City metro area.
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1. The seven counties in the metro area that are in California are each served by one of the Golden State's 58 superior courts. These courts serve as the main trial courts with general jurisdiction. For example, the Superior Court of Sacramento has separate divisions for criminal and civil cases, and divisions for appellate cases, probate matters and California divorce filings, among other things. Metro area residents in Nevada's Douglas County are served by the Douglas County District Court located in the county seat of Minden, NV.
2. An appellate court reversed a Sacramento federal judge's decision to allow a debt collection agency to send "care of" letters to debtors' place of employment. The appellate panel ruled that the case should be moved to another judge and allowed as a class-action lawsuit by all debtors similarly targeted by the collection agency.
3. Hyundai Motor America is being sued in a class-action lawsuit filed in Sacramento Superior Court that alleges the car maker misled consumers regarding the car mileage of its 2011 and 2012 Elantra models.
Trending Sacramento-Arden Arcade-Yuba City Legal Topics: Appeals against a superior court decision in California may be filed with one of the courts of appeal in the appropriate judicial district. Therefore, an appeal against a verdict handed down by the Superior Court of Sacramento has to be filed with the Third Appellate District in Sacramento. This appellate district does not have further sub-divisions, but serves 23 counties including Sacramento, Sutter, El Dorado, Nevada, Yolo and Yuba counties. The California Supreme Court is the court of last resort.