Del Norte County is located in the far northwest corner of California. It runs adjacent to the Oregon border, as well as the Pacific Ocean. As of 2019, the population of Del Norte County totaled 28,610 citizens. Crescent City, which serves as the county seat, is also the only incorporated city within Del Norte County. The county was established in 1857.
Del Norte County is rural, and contains forests composed of the iconic giant Coast Redwoods. It is also home to a large population of uncommon plants and flowers, and coastal birds and fish. Additionally, Del Norte County is known for its historic lighthouses.
Del Norte County is popular amongst Bigfoot enthusiasts due to the fact that it was the location of the well-known film. It is also popular because it was the location of some of the forest scenes that were used in the Star Wars movie Return of the Jedi.
In 2020, the largest news story to come out of Del Norte County was that the county had no new COVID-19 cases to report on September 22nd. Also in 2020, the Slater Fire caused several highways to close and residents to evacuate the area. The Slater Fire was responsible for the damage of 131,601 acres of land.
Due to the Slater Fire, numerous land owners had property damage. Recovering for the property damage from a wildfire is often a difficult task, as your insurance may not cover you in the case of a wildfire. However, an experienced insurance lawyer in your area will be able to determine if you are able to recover from property damages caused by a wildfire and assist you in filing your insurance claim.
If you are experiencing any legal issues in Del Norte County, you should consult with a skilled and knowledgeable Del Norte County attorney. They will be knowledgeable of all local laws and statutes, as well as local courts and how that may affect your case. Del Norte County attorneys most commonly practice the following areas of law:
- Criminal Law;
- DUI Law;
- Administrative Law;
- Estate Planning;
- Divorce Law; and
- Juvenile Law.
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