5th District Court of Appeal

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March 10, 2023

Court Files Administrative Order 2023-03-10

The Court has issued an administrative order requiring that multi-volume electronic clerk’s and reporter’s transcripts be submitted as a single PDF effective April 11, 2023.

February 2, 2023

The Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District, is seeking attorneys to represent inmates in death penalty-related habeas corpus proceedings. Click for information about how to apply for an appointment.

September 6, 2022

Notice regarding optional form for applications for extension of time in civil, juvenile, and criminal cases

The court is making obsolete its Application for Extension of Time to File Brief forms. The court requests that filers use Judicial Council of California forms, APP-006 (Civil), CR-126 (Criminal), JV-816 (Juvenile Delinquency), or JV-817 (Juvenile Dependency), which can be found under Forms & Local Rules.

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The 5th District is located in Fresno.  Its jurisdiction is over the following counties: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus, Tulare and Tuolumne. The Court has 10 justices and is not divided into divisions.  READ MORE >>

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Fifth District Court of Appeal

2424 Ventura Street
Fresno, CA 93721

Clerk's Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Clerk's Office: (559) 445-5491
Fax: (559) 445-5769

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