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Judicial Branch Legislative and Budget Priorities

Use the links below to learn more about the legislative priorities identified by the Judicial Council in the coming year. For additional information, see Media and Publications Resources.

Overview of Current Judicial Branch Legislative Priorities

Budget

Funding California Courts: Share key messages with decisionmakers about the need reinvest in the judicial branch budget.

Judicial Branch Budget Impact Snapshots by County

Designed to inform the public, stakeholders and decisionmakers 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.

View all 58 County Snapshots in a single combined PDF (10MB - Note: Imperial will be added at a later date)

Alameda
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Alpine
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Amador
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Butte
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Calaveras
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Colusa
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Contra Costa
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Del Norte
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El Dorado
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Fresno
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Glenn
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Humboldt
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Imperial
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Inyo
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Kern
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Kings
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Lake
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Lassen
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Los Angeles
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Madera
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Marin
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Mariposa
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Mendocino
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Merced
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Modoc
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Mono
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Monterey
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Napa
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Nevada
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Orange
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Placer
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Plumas
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Riverside
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Sacramento
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San Benito
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San Bernardino
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San Diego
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San Francisco
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San Joaquin
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San Luis Obispo
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San Mateo
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Santa Barbara
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Santa Clara
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Santa Cruz
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Shasta
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Sierra
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Siskiyou
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Solano
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Sonoma
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Stanislaus
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Sutter
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Tehama
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Trinity
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Tulare
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Tuolumne
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Ventura
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Yolo
2017
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Yuba
2017
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Trial Court Facilities

Improving Public Access and Safety in Courthouses - Completing What We Started

  • Fact Sheet: Costs of Delay: Judicial Branch Court Construction Program (Senate Bill 1407)
  • The Office of Court Construction Management (OCCM) manages new construction, renovations, maintenance, and real estate for trial and appellate courts throughout the state.
  • The Facilities Web page offers information regarding courthouse projects, facilities news, and reports and resources about legislation, facilities planning, and policy, among other topics.

New Judgeships and SJO Conversions

Judgeships: Recommendations on California's Growing Population and Court Workload