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Fourth Appellate District Announces Destruction of Old Court Records
The Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Two (Riverside), has announced its intention to destroy the following civil and juvenile records under Rule 10.1028(d) of the California Rules of Court.

May 4, 2015
The Fourth District Division One, along with other partners, have implemented a Civil Appellate Self-Help Workshop to offer legal information, education and assistance to self-represented litigants in civil appeals. There is no charge for this monthly workshop held the third Tuesday of each month.

Effective July 1, 2015
Local Rule 5, Electronic Filing (Division One only)

Mandatory Electronic Filing
Division One will require mandatory e-Filing of all original proceedings, except as provided in subdivision (b) of this Court's Local Rule 5. A filing in electronic format will be accepted in lieu of any paper copies and will constitute the official record of the Court.

Voluntary Electronic Filing
Division One will accept motions through e-Filing. A filing in electronic format will be accepted in lieu of any paper copies and will constitute the official record of the Court.


Effective November 1, 2014
The Fourth District has implemented the following electronic devices policy:
Uniform Policy on Public Use of Electronic Devices in Court of Appeal Court Rooms


Effective September 2, 2014
All divisions will begin accepting Sade C letter briefs through e-Filing


All divisions are now accepting e-Filings. Click to e-File now.

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About Us

The 4th District is unique in that it is divided into three geographical divisions.

  • Division One is located in San Diego and has jurisdiction over matters from Imperial and San Diego Counties.
  • Division Two is located in Riverside and has jurisdiction over matters from Inyo, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties.
  • Division Three is located in Santa Ana and has jurisdiction over matters from Orange County


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Contact Info

4th District Div 1
750 B Street, Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92101

Clerk's Office: (619) 744-0760
Fax: (619) 645-2495

4th District Div 2
3389 Twelfth Street
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone: (951) 782-2500
Fax: (951) 248-0235

4th District Div 3
601 W. Santa Ana Blvd.
Santa Ana, California 92701

Clerk's Office (714) 571-2600
Fax: (714) 664-0897
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