Court of Appeal Announces Destruction of Old Court Records
SAN FRANCISCO—The Court of Appeal, First Appellate District (San Francisco), has announced its intention to destroy civil records, case names and numbers listed on the attached documents, pursuant to Rule 10.1028(d) (1) of the California Rules of Court.
All records in criminal 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 Charles D. Johnson, Clerk/Executive Officer. The reasons for retention should be sent in writing by Thursday, June 25, 2020 to:
Charles D. Johnson, Clerk/Executive Officer
Court of Appeal, First Appellate District
350 McAllister Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
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.