Special Announcement

Posted Monday, January 18, 2021

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Coronavirus Updates

The Judicial Council continues to closely monitor the evolving COVID-19 coronavirus situation. Courts have been advised to follow guidance provided by the Department of Public Health, and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to limit the spread of the virus. Updates will be communicated through local court websites as appropriate.

Court by Court Summary of Operations/Services Changes in Response to COVID-19

Legal Resources & Information

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For jury duty, traffic tickets, or local court information, find your trial court:

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Supreme Court

As the state's highest court, its decisions are binding on all other California state courts.

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The California Courts of Appeal are divided into six appellate districts, based on geography.

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California has 58 trial courts, one in each county.

Reduced Court Services

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Judicial Council

Jan
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Judicial Council Meeting

The California Courts Meeting Information Center offers online access to Judicial Council of California meetings, presentations, and archived broadcasts.

Of Current Interest

Jan 09, 2021

Governor's Budget Proposal for Judicial Branch

The proposed FY 2021−22 budget for the judicial branch includes money for addressing pandemic-related case delays, self-help services, and courthouse construction and maintenance.

Jan 07, 2021

Deadline: Judicial Fellowship Program

February 1 is the deadline for students to apply for the Judicial Fellowship Program, which offers students positions in superior courts or with the Judicial Council.

California Courts Newsroom

Civic Learning Awards

The application for the 2021 Civic Learning Award is now available. This is the ninth consecutive year the Chief Justice has co-sponsored the award with the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Application