San Jose—The Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District (San Jose) has announced its intention to destroy the following criminal, juvenile, and civil records pursuant to Rule 10.1028(d), of the California Rules of Court.

All records in criminal and juvenile cases (excluding those with published opinions) are preserved for a period longer than 20 years, and all records in civil cases (excluding those with published opinions) are preserved for a period longer than 10 years. The records transfer lists of the cases and files relating to this destruction of old court records are available on the court’s website:

Anyone who knows of a reason why any of the records listed should be retained, whether for historical or other reasons, should notify Daniel Potter, Clerk/Administrator. The reasons for retention should be sent in writing by February 1, 2016 to:

Daniel Potter, Clerk/Administrator
Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District
333 W. Santa Clara Street, Suite 1060
San Jose, CA 95113
or e-mailed to sixth.district@jud.ca.gov

Please note that records and case files for actions that result in a published opinion will be retained permanently by the California State Archives, 1020 “O” Street, Sacramento, CA  95814.  The Reference Desk can be contacted at 916-653-2246. Their website is www.sos.ca.gov/archives.

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