Budget & Finance

Did You Know?

The judicial branch budget is only 1.4% of the State General Fund budget.
pie chart showing 1.4% general fund allocation

Learn more in the  Budget Fact Check.

The judicial branch is committed to transparency and accountability in its stewardship of public funds. This section contains financial reports and information for the California court system. You can also learn here how the court system is funded and about the impacts of the continuing budget crisis in the California courts.

Of Current Interest

Chief Justice’s statement in response to the Governor's Budget Proposal (Jan 9, 2017)

Governor's proposed budget for Judicial Branch

Chief Justice Releases Statement on Budget for Fiscal Year 2016-17

Chief Justice to create a Judicial Council Budget Committee

2016 State of the Judiciary

Judicial Branch Budget Impact Snapshots by County
Designed to inform the public, stakeholders and decision makers about the court-specific impacts of budget reductions on the public and legal practitioners. These easy-to-read documents were developed from information supplied by each court.

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