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Fresno County Superior Court Cases
Search Fresno County Superior Court cases by court location, name, case number, citation number, attorney information, judicial officer, protection order number, warrant number, case type, case status, and date filed. Search hearings by location, hearing type, case number, name, attorney information, judicial officer, and hearing date. Search judgments by judgment type and status.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Fresno County Superior Court Calendar
View Fresno County Superior Court calendar for the two most recent days, and B.F. Sisk daily hearing docket. Links are located near bottom of page under B.F. Sisk Docket Call and Daily Calendar.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Legal Opinions
Search California Attorney General legal opinions from 1986 to current.
Fresno County Superior Court Tentative Rulings
View Fresno County Superior Court tentative rulings issued by the Civil Law and Motion Judge by date.
Self help, legal research, general information
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
View information about Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes, which include mediation, arbitration, neutral evaluation, and settlement conferences, and can help parties resolve disputes without going to court. A link to local Superior Court ADR programs is included.
California Court Rules
View and download statewide California Rules of Court by case type and local Superior Court rules by county.
California Courts - Legal Information and Legal Resources
View California Courts self-help information on court procedure, legal research, lawyers and legal help, small claims, families and children, divorce or separation, abuse and harassment, housing, name change, traffic, seniors and conservatorship, financial issues, criminal law, and appeals. Links to additional online resources and a glossary of terms are included.
California Courts - Small Claims Information
View California Courts information on Small Claims cases, including research and trial preparation, filing or responding to a claim, collection or appeal of a judgment, and judgment payment options.
California Courts - Wills, Estates, and Probate Information
View California Courts information about wills, estates, and probate cases, including an overview of asset distribution upon death of an individual, will validity, and the process of administering a probate estate.
California Law Libraries
View a list of California county law libraries, with contact information, hours, maps, and links to available local law library websites.
California Legal Document Assistance
View information about California Legal Document Assistants, who help self-represented parties prepare and file legal documents for a fee. Search for a member in your area by name, area code, zip code, city, county, or service performed.
Search California codes by name of code and section, browse codes by table of contents, or search by name of code and keywords.
Child Support Services
The California Department of Child Support Services offers information and services related to child support, including online case information, online child support calculator, paternity establishment and contact information for local offices.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
View resources for preventing foreclosure in California, including local housing counseling agencies, information, state agencies and programs, and a link to legal aid providers.
Fresno County Law Library
View information about the Fresno County Public Law Library, including contacts, hours, and links to additional resources and an online ask-a-librarian service.
Fresno County Superior Court Alternative Dispute Resolution
View information about the Fresno County Alternative Dispute Resolution program, which includes mediation, arbitration, and case evaluation, and can help parties resolve disputes without going to court. Links include an information packet, rosters of mediators and case evaluators, and free or low-cost mediator services.
Fresno County Superior Court Juvenile Case Information
View information about juvenile cases in Fresno County, including delinquency, status offenses, and child abuse and neglect intervention.
Fresno County Superior Court Rules
View and download Fresno County Superior Court Rules.
Fresno County Superior Court Self Representation
View information for parties representing themselves in Fresno County Superior Court by type of case.
Fresno County Superior Court Small Claims
View information about Fresno County Superior Court Small Claims cases, including amount in dispute, filing a claim, trial preparation, and judgment collection.
Fresno County Superior Court Traffic Case Information
View information about traffic cases in Fresno County Superior Court, including fine payments, contesting your citation, your DMV record, and traffic school.
LawHelp California Legal Information and Legal Resources
LawHelp California offers legal information and other resources for many legal issues, including housing, family issues, benefits, domestic violence, employment, small claims, veterans and military, civil rights, immigration, disability, estates, and Native American issues. Legal information is also available in a wide range of languages.
Legal Research Information
The Council of California County Law Librarians offers an online class in how to conduct legal research.
Legal Research Links
The Council of California County Law Librarians offers a categorized list of links to state and national legal resources, including general research, laws, regulations, courts, forms, and rules.
Online Law Library Services
Several California law libraries provide staff for the AskNow law librarian service, which provides online answers to legal reference questions and referrals for further research.
Search California Traffic Safety Institute Traffic Schools
The California Traffic Safety Institute provides lists of classroom and home-study traffic schools, searchable by county. Classroom schools are available in all counties; home-study schools are currently available in 27 counties.
Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information
The California Department of Motor Vehicles offers information about traffic laws, driver licenses, and vehicle registration.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
California Bar Association - Attorney Information and Discipline Records
The California Bar Association offers an attorney search by name or bar number and a search for legal specialists. Search results include contact information, date of bar admission, schools attended, and any public disciplinary records. Links to information about obtaining discipline records and the discipline system is included.
California Rural Legal Assistance
View information about California Rural Legal Assistance, which provides free legal assistance to low-income rural residents of approximately one third of California's counties. Most services involve civil rights, community development, education, health, housing, labor, and employment.
Central California Legal Aid
View information about Central California Legal Services, which provides free civil legal assistance to low-income residents of Fresno, Kings, Mariposa, Merced, Tulare, and Tuolumne Counties.
Find a Lawyer, Referral Services, and Complaint Procedures
The State Bar of California offers advice on how to find a lawyer, a search of its membership by name or bar number, and a search of lawyer referral services by county. It also provides instructions for filing a complaint against a lawyer, resolving a fee dispute, and applying for reimbursement for attorney misconduct.
Find an Attorney For Public Records Access
Find attorneys that specialize in cases related to public records, including court records, open meetings, protections for whistleblowers, and invasion of privacy. Search options include name, location, and legal issue.
The Judicial Council of California offers an online search of court interpreters by language spoken and county. Includes links to interpreter resources and an online search for medical interpreters.
Free and Low-Cost Legal Services Information
View information about sources of free and low-cost legal services, including court-based services, legal aid agencies, governmnent agencies, lawyer referral services, law schools, dispute resolution programs, and prepaid legal sevice plans.
Free Legal Help
LawHelp California offers a directory of California organizations that provide free and reduced-fee legal services. The directory can be searched by counties served or an alphabetical list.
Fresno County Public Defender
View information about the Fresno County Public Defender, who provides criminal defense services to eligible low-income adult and juvenile defendants. Contacts, explanations of services, and answers to frequently asked questions are included.
View information about limited-scope representation, in which lawyers provide some services to self-represented parties for a smaller fee than full representation. Services may include advice about the case, representation on some issues in the case, document and evidence preparation, coaching, discovery, research, and other tasks as agreed.
Forms and related information
AOC Records Request Form and Information
The Administrative Office of the Courts offers an online request form and information about how to request records maintained by the Office, the Judicial Council or the appellate courts.
Attorney Complaint Forms and Information
The State Bar of California offers information and resources related to complaints about an attorney, including an online complaint form.
California State Superior Court Forms
View and download California court forms by form name or form number, select a group of forms by type of case, or view a list of recently changed forms.
Fresno County Superior Court Forms
View and download a variety of local forms for use in Fresno County Superior Court, with links to statewide forms and interactive forms services.
Interactive Online Forms
Answer a series of questions about your case, and TurboCourt - EZLegalFile will prepare the appropriate family law, small claims, evictions, domestic violence, guardianship, and child support forms for you to file in California Superior Courts. A convenience fee applies.
View the I-Can online legal application to assist with filling out and filing California Superior Court forms. Payment is required unless a fee waiver is granted.
Online fine payments
Pay City of Fresno Parking Tickets
Pay City of Fresno parking tickets online by citation number. A service fee may apply.
Pay Fresno County Superior Court Traffic Tickets and Court Traffic School Fees
Pay Fresno County Superior Court traffic tickets and court traffic school fees online. The link to pay a collection notice is near the top of the page. The link to pay your citation before it goes to collection is at the bottom of the page; you will need your citation number and payment amount. A link to traffic schools is in the middle of the page.