Feature - June 28, 2022
“This year’s budget represents an unprecedented investment in our judicial branch,” said Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye.
News Release - May 13, 2022
Revised budget proposal includes funding for a Judicial Council unit to provide training, technical assistance, and legal support to California’s trial courts on environmental and climate change issues.
Feature - July 12, 2021
Governor Gavin Newsom signed a budget that includes $1.2 billion in new funding for the judicial branch, including restoring $200 million in previous cuts and making major investments in judicial branch programs improving access to justice.
News Release - January 8, 2021
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Friday issued the following statement on the Governor’s budget proposal for the judicial branch:
Feature - June 30, 2020
The budget cuts $200 million from the state court system, though $150 million could be restored if the federal government sends additional aid by the fall.
News Release - June 29, 2020
"We in the judicial branch will do our best to serve the public in these unprecedented times of a global pandemic and recession," Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye said.
News Release - June 3, 2020
Guide addresses more than 200 questions and topics related to facilities, personnel, jury management, case management and processing, and communications.
Feature - February 25, 2020
Starting Monday, March 2, North County residents will no longer be required to drive to downtown San Diego to file their probate matters.
News Release - January 10, 2020
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye today issued a statement on Gov. Gavin Newsom's budget proposal for the judicial branch.
Feature - November 1, 2019
Information on courts statewide reporting full and partial closures due to wildfires and power outages.
News Release - September 24, 2019
The formula forms the basis of the Judicial Needs Assessment, which estimates California needs an additional 173 judges.
News Release - August 9, 2019
The Judicial Council on Friday awarded millions of dollars to fund pretrial projects in 16 trial courts throughout the state.