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Butte County is named after the Sutter Buttes which earn the title of the smallest mountain range in the world because they stretch only 10 miles long. Butte County is also home to Bidwell Park in Chico, it is one of the largest municipal parks in the United States.

Alongside a beautiful atmosphere, Butte County has been the shooting location of many films.  Such films include Gone with the Wind, The Outlaw Josey Wales, Friendly Persuasion, Magic Town, The Klansman, Ruby Ridge: An American Tragedy, Under Wraps, and The Adventures of Robin Hood.

Butte County is also home to a number of capable lawyers who are familiar with local court procedures. Lawyers in Butte admit a variety of cases, some varieties include: chapter 13 bankruptcy, wrongful termination, personal injury, divorce, and green card immigration cases.

You may remember the wrongful death lawsuit that was recently resolved in Butte County Superior Court for the death of Matthew Carrington, a 21 year old Chico State University student that died as the result of hazing from fellow Delta Sigma Phi members. The members of Chi Tau, Chico’s division of Delta Sigma Phi, plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter and hazing. The civil trial for Carrington’s death was filed by his brother and ex-wife seeking $100 million and is still pending.

If you are filing a lawsuit in Butte County, you’re likely to visit the Butte County Superior Court in Oroville, Chico, or Paradise. The superior court is responsible for hearing nearly every case in Butte County; however, it is paramount that you file with the correct court division. For instance, lawsuits are handled by the Civil Division, domestic issues are handled by the Family Division, and criminal charges will get you summoned by the appropriate court’s Criminal Division.

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Last Modified: 05-17-2012 11:46 AM PDT


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