News Release

Fourth Appellate District Announces Destruction of Old Court Records

The Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One (San Diego) has announced its intention to destroy some of its civil records under Rule 10.1028(d) of the California Rules of Court.
Apr 3, 2023

SAN DIEGO—The Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One (San Diego) has announced its intention to destroy some of its civil records under Rule 10.1028(d) of the California Rules of Court.

DIVISION ONE

All civil cases (excluding those with published opinions) are preserved for at least 10 years.

The records transfer list of the cases and files relating to this destruction of old court records are available on the court’s website: List

Anyone who knows of a reason why any of the above cases should be retained, whether for historical or other purposes, should notify Brandon L. Henson, Clerk/Executive Officer. The reasons for retention should be in writing, should be received by the court by May 4, 2023, and should be addressed to:

            Brandon L. Henson, Clerk/Executive Office
            Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District
            750 B Street, Suite 300
            San Diego, CA 92101

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 http://www.sos.ca.gov/archives