Rules of Court

The California Rules of Court 

Current as of January 1, 2023.


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The California Rules of Court were reorganized and renumbered to improve their format and usability, effective January 1, 2007. Use the conversion tables below to match old rules to reorganized rules.

Code of Judicial Ethics
Formal standards of conduct for judges and candidates for judicial office.

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