Special Announcement

Posted Monday, July 26, 2021

Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus News Center: Find latest Emergency Actions, Orders, Bail Schedules, and Advisories.
Court by Court Summary of Operations: Service Changes in Response to COVID-19.

Legal Resources & Information

Find Your Court

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

Courts

Supreme Court

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

Supreme Court Case Search

Oral Argument Webcasts

Courts of Appeal

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

Appellate Case Search

About Courts of Appeal

Superior Courts

California has 58 trial courts, one in each county.

Reduced Court Services

Find Your Court

Jury Service

Judicial Council

Jul
9

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

Jul 14, 2021

Court of Appeal Appointee Hearings: Aug. 30

The Commission on Judicial Appointments will hold a public hearing to consider Governor Newsom’s latest nominations for the Courts of Appeal. The hearing will be webcast live. Deadline for requests to testify at the hearing: Aug. 23.

Jul 14, 2021

Comment: Judges Using Case Management Systems

The California Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions (CJEO) posted an updated draft opinion for public comment on whether, in a noncriminal matter, a judge may search the court’s electronic case management system for information on a party, attorney, or facts relevant to the matter before the judge. Deadline to comment: Aug. 30.

California Courts Newsroom

Chief Justice on Budget for State Judicial Branch

"Courts at all levels have made unprecedented efforts to keep our doors open for Californians amid a global health crisis, and this budget represents a much-needed investment in the judicial branch." MORE