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.
Feature - February 24, 2020
Court of Appeal in Fresno spearheads projects to modernize and expand access to justice for Californians appealing their cases.
News Release - May 18, 2021
California Supreme Court ethics committee issues expedited guidance for judges serving on the California Access to Justice Commission or Child Welfare Council
Feature - October 4, 2019
Veterans surrender to a personal mission thanks to a growing number of Veterans Courts.
Feature - September 30, 2019
Seeded with more than $500,000 in grant money from the Judicial Council, the Fresno court is one of 50 programs funded through the Court Innovations Grant Program.
Feature - June 28, 2019
Governor Gavin Newsom signed his first state budget on Thursday, which includes nearly $470 million in new judicial branch funding to continue the courts’ steady recovery after years of deep cuts.
News Release - April 28, 2021
A state Supreme Court committee issued advice for judges using social media to make statements about the law, the legal system, or the administration of justice.
News Release - May 6, 2021
California Supreme Court ethics committee issued a final opinion after considering public comments outlining how judges may assist family members in law-related matters.
News Release - February 3, 2021
Draft opinion provides guidance to judges on advising family members on matters that implicate legal issues. Deadline to comment is March 22.
News Release - February 9, 2021
A state Supreme Court committee issued expedited advice regarding whether an appellate court justice may accept the services of an attorney, who is an employee and incoming associate of a law firm, to temporarily work in the justice’s chambers.
News Release - February 17, 2021
A state Supreme Court committee issued an expedited opinion providing guidance for judges who wish to exchange gifts with staff to celebrate holidays, birthdays, or other occasions.
News Release - February 23, 2021
A state Supreme Court committee issued an advisory opinion explaining when a judge may accept campaign contributions from a political action committee when the contribution includes funds from another political action committee organized and funded by court employees.