Effective May 1, 2015, the clerk's office public filing window hours will change to 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F, except holidays (from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.).
March 12, 2015
The California Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District, located in Fresno is accepting applications for Appellate Court Attorney. The level of appointment and starting salary will be commensurate with experience.
Mandatory Electronic Filing
Voluntary Electronic Filing
Beginning March 23, 2015, attorneys and self-represented litigants may voluntarily submit documents for electronic filing with the Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District in criminal and juvenile matters so long as those documents comply with the court's amended Local Rule 8, effective May 11, 2015. Of particular importance, documents must comply with part (b) of the amended Local Rule: Specifically, document pages must be consecutively numbered beginning from the cover page of the document and using only the Arabic numbering system, as in 1, 2, 3; and the table of contents for each brief shall include electronic bookmarks to each heading in the text. Please refer to the amended rule in its entirety for specific formatting required for original proceedings.
The California Appellate Courts Case Information System provides case information for California Supreme Court and Court of Appeal cases. Case information is updated once an hour throughout the business day.
The 5th District is located in Fresno. Its jurisdiction is over the following counties: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus, Tulare and Tuolumne. The Court has 10 justices and is not divided into divisions. READ MORE >>
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Clerk's Office: (559) 445-5491
Fax: (559) 445-5769