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Fifth District Court of Appeal
2424 Ventura Street
Fresno, California, 93721
(559) 445-5491, FAX (559) 445-5769

Clerk's Office Hours: M-F, except holidays, 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

The Fifth District Court of Appeal is located in downtown Fresno, California on the corner of Ventura and O Streets. The court's address is 2424 Ventura Street, Fresno CA 93721. The telephone number is 559/445-5491. Parking is available directly in front of the building's main entrance off of N Street or in the parking lot south of the building on Santa Clara Avenue, between N and O Streets.

From Highway 99 North: Driving north on Highway 99, merge onto Highway 41 North taking the Van Ness/Civic Center exit. Turn left onto Van Ness. Proceed north one block and turn right onto Santa Clara Avenue. Head east three blocks and turn left onto N Street (first street east of M Street). Parking is available on N Street or in the parking lot south of the building.

From Highway 99 South: Driving south on Highway 99, take the Ventura Street exit and head east on Ventura, passing Broadway, Van Ness, and "M" streets. At N Street (first street east of "M" street), turn right. Parking is available on N Street or in the parking lot south of the building.

From Highway 41 North: Driving north on Highway 41, take the Van Ness/Civic Center exit. Turn Left onto Van Ness. Proceed north one block and turn right onto Santa Clara Avenue. Head east three blocks and turn left onto N Street. Parking is available on N Street or in the parking lot south of the building.

From Highway 41 South: Driving south on Highway 41, take the O Street exit. At the end of the off ramp, proceed straight through the O Street stop sign onto Santa Clara Avenue. The next street is N Street. Turn right on N Street. Parking is available on N Street or in the parking lot south of the building.

From Highway 180 East or West: Driving either east or west on Highway 180, proceed to the Highway 41 South exit. Once headed south on Highway 41, take the O street exit (second exit once on Highway 41 South). At the end of the off ramp, proceed straight through the O Street stop sign onto Santa Clara Avenue. The next street is N Street. Turn right on N Street. Parking is available on N Street or in the parking lot south of the building.

From the Fresno airport: Head east on East Clinton Way (either by turning left out of the terminal or by turning right and then making a u-turn out of the parking). Continue on Clinton Way through McKinley Ave, which now becomes Peach Avenue. Merge onto Highway 180 West and continue west until the Highway 41 South exit. Once headed south on Highway 41, take the O street exit (second exit once on Highway 41 South). At the end of the off ramp, proceed straight through the O Street stop sign onto Santa Clara Avenue. The next street is N Street. Turn right on N Street. Parking is available on N Street or in the parking lot south of the building.

From the Amtrak Train Depot in Fresno: The Court of Appeal is within walking distance from the train station (half a mile). If walking, proceed south from the train station to Ventura Street. Turn right on Ventura Street and walk to the crosswalk on O Street. Proceed south across Ventura Street to the Court of Appeal building which is located on the southwest corner of Ventura and O Street. Continue on Ventura Street around the building to the front entrance located off of N Street. If driving, exit the Amtrak Station turning right onto Santa Fe. Turn Left onto Tulare Street. Go two blocks to O Street and turn Left. Cross Ventura Avenue and turn right at the next stop sign which is Santa Clara Street. Go one more block to N Street and turn right. Parking is available on N Street or in the parking lot south of the building.

Cases are assigned to a Deputy Clerk based on the last digit/number in each case as listed below. For example, if the last digit/number on your case is digit #3, you would call the phone number listed below for case related questions or inquiries. For all other inquiries or if you need immediate assistance, please call the Clerk's Office main phone number: (559) 445-5491. Appellate Court case information can also be obtained from our website at: http://appellatecases.courtinfo.ca.gov/

Deputy Clerk Contact List

Case Numbers Ending in 0 or 9 (559) 445-5104
Case Numbers Ending in 1 or 2 (559) 445-5290
Case Numbers Ending in 3 (559) 445-6534
Case Numbers Ending in 4 or 6 (559) 445-5103
Case Numbers Ending in 5 (559) 445-5305
Case Numbers Ending in 7 (559) 445-5269
Case Numbers Ending in 8 (559) 445-5998

Holiday schedule
The California courts will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

HOLIDAY 2014
New Year's Day Wednesday, Jan 1
Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Monday, Jan 20
Lincoln's Birthday Wednesday, Feb 12
Washington's Birthday Monday, Feb 17
César Chávez Day Monday, Mar 31
Memorial Day Monday, May 26
Independence Day Friday, Jul 4
Labor Day Monday, Sept 1
Columbus Day Monday, Oct 13
Veterans Day Tuesday, Nov 11
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov 27
Day after Thanksgiving Friday, Nov 28
Christmas Day Thursday, Dec 25
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