SANTA ANA—The Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division Three, has announced its intention to destroy the following criminal and juvenile records pursuant to Rule 10.1028(d) 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 Kevin Stinson, Assistant Clerk/Administrator. The reasons for retention should be sent in writing by December 31, 2015 to:
Kevin Stinson, Assistant Clerk/Administrator
Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District
P.O. Box 22055
Santa Ana, CA 92701
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.