Branch Operations & Initiatives

The Judicial Council of California, the policymaking body of the state courts, and the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), staff agency to the Council, are partnering with the trial courts to share business practices and procedures to continue to improve operational effectiveness.

Under the direction of the Chief Justice of California, an unprecedented effort is underway to provide greater access to justice, streamline and re-engineer business processes, and to wisely invest in the improvement of the California court system, on behalf of all Californians.

Branch Awards

Learn about the people and programs that have been granted awards for their contributions to the administration of justice in California.


Budget & Finance

Find financial reports and budget information for the California court system and learn about budget cut impacts throughout the judicial branch.


Efficiencies & Innovation

Learn about various statewide initiatives, as well as many programs that trial courts have implemented, to improve operational efficiency, enhance public service and increase meaningful access to the court system for all Californians.


Learn about the Judicial Branch Facilities Program and the many courthouse projects in progress throughout the state.


Language Access

Learn about efforts to ensure language access throughout the courts. Find information on public hearings, how to comment, and follow the timeline for implementation of the plan.

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