Budget & Finance

The judicial branch is committed to transparency and accountability in its stewardship of public funds. This section contains financial reports and information for the California court system. You can also learn here how the court system is funded and about the impacts of the continuing budget crisis in the California courts.

Of Current Interest

Chief Justice Releases Statement on Governor's Budget Proposal for 2020-21  (Jan 10, 2020) 

5 Things to Know about the Judicial Branch Budget (June 28, 2019)

Chief Justice Releases Statement on Judicial Branch Budget for 2019-20 (June 28, 2019) 

Chief Justice Names Group to Review Pretrial Reform Efforts in California (January 15, 2019)

Trial Court Funding Formula, Explained (July 27, 2018)

Judicial Branch Budget Impact Snapshots by County
Designed to inform the public, stakeholders and decision makers 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.