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Sacramento Superior Court Case Information broken link ?
Search Sacrament Superior Court civil, criminal, family law, probate, small claims and unlawful detainer case information by case type, party or business name, filing dates and case number.
Sacramento County Superior Court Civil and Probate Case Records broken link ?
Search Sacramento County Superior Court civil and probate case records by case number, court department, document type and date. Case-related documents are available for most recent cases, and case information is available for older cases. Documents are only available to parties of the case.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Sacramento County Superior Court Civil Complex Case Calendar broken link ?
View Sacramento County Superior Court civil complex case calendar by case number, case title, date, time or event type.
View Sacramento County Superior Court Civil Daily Trial Calendar broken link ?
View the daily trial calendar for Sacramento County Superior Court civil cases by department, judge, case type, case title, and floor.
Published opinions and orders
Sacramento County Superior Court Tentative Rulings broken link ?
View Sacramento County Superior Court tentative rulings. To search by case number or department and date, select Tentative Rulings in the drop down menu under Document Types. To view recent tentative rulings from selected departments by date, click the links in the left column.
Sacramento County Superior Court Probate Notes broken link ?
Search Sacramento County Superior Court probate notes by case number or department and date. To search, select Probate Notes in the drop down menu under Document Types. Probate notes are recommendations to the judge, and may include unresolved issues that must be cleared before the hearing is held.
Attorney General Legal Opinions broken link ?
Search California Attorney General legal opinions from 1986 to current.
Self help, legal research, general information
Sacramento County Superior Court Self Help broken link ?
View Sacramento County Superior Court links to self-help resources, including case and document searches, small claims filing, form help, law library, court rules, and Civil and Family Law Self-Help Centers.
Sacramento County Superior Court Mediation - Small Claims broken link ?
View information about the small claims mediation program in Sacramento County Superior Court, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to court.
Sacramento County Superior Court Alternative Dispute Resolution broken link ?
View information about Alternative Dispute Resolution programs in Sacramento County Superior Court, which include arbitration, mediation, and settlement conferences and can help parties resolve disputes without going to court.
Sacramento County Superior Court Landlord-Tenant Mediation broken link ?
View information about the landlord-tenant mediation program in Sacramento County Superior Court, which helps parties resolve disuptes and reach a contractual agreement without going to court.
Sacramento County Drug Court broken link ?
View information about Sacramento County Drug Court, a program of Superior Court that can set up a treatment program in lieu of jail for some offenders.
Sacramento County Law Library broken link ?
View information about the Sacramento County Law Library, including location, hours, an online catalog, descriptions of available materials and services, and links to additional online resources. A link to AskNow, and online ask-a-librarian service is included under Library Services/Reference Librarians.
Sacramento County Superior Court Rules broken link ?
View and download the local rules of Sacramento County Superior Court.
Sacramento County Superior Court Small Claims Information broken link ?
View information about small claims cases in Sacramento County Superior Court, including filing, procedure, the Small Claims Advisory Clinic, and links to the small claims mediation program and electronic filing service.
Sacramento County Superior Court Traffic Case Information broken link ?
View information about traffic cases in Sacramento County Superior Court, including fine payments, court procedures, correctable violations, and traffic school.
Sacramento County Superior Court Juvenile Delinquency Information broken link ?
View information about juvenile delinquency cases in Sacramento County Superior Court, including court location and jurisdiction, types of offenses, an introduction to juvenile delinquency court video, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Sacramento County Superior Court Juvenile Dependency Information broken link ?
View information about juvenile dependency cases in Sacramento Superior Court, including court location and jurisdiction for child abuse and neglect intervention.
Sacramento County Superior Court Probate Information broken link ?
View information about probate cases in Sacramento County Superior Court, including an overview of asset distribution upon death of an individual, conservatorships, and guardianships.
California Courts - Legal Information and Legal Resources broken link ?
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.
Online Law Library Services broken link ?
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.
LawHelp California Legal Information and Legal Resources broken link ?
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.
California Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) broken link ?
The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), the staff agency of the Judicial Council for California, provides information about court records management, public access to judicial administrative records, contacts and locations, and additional information about the administration of the California court system.
Child Support Services broken link ?
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.
Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information broken link ?
The California Department of Motor Vehicles offers information about traffic laws, driver licenses, and vehicle registration.
California Statutes broken link ?
Search California codes by name of code and section, browse codes by table of contents, or search by name of code and keywords.
California Law Libraries broken link ?
View a list of California county law libraries, with contact information, hours, maps, and links to available local law library websites.
Legal Research Information broken link ?
The Council of California County Law Librarians offers an online class in how to conduct legal research.
Legal Research Links broken link ?
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.
Search California Traffic Safety Institute Traffic Schools broken link ?
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.
California Legal Document Assistance broken link ?
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.
California Court Rules broken link ?
View and download statewide California Rules of Court by case type and local Superior Court rules by county.
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) broken link ?
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 Courts - Small Claims Information broken link ?
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 broken link ?
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.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Sacramento County Superior Court Legal Service Referrals broken link ?
View Sacramento County Superior Court's links to agencies that provide social- and court-related services, including attorney referrals and legal aid.
Sacramento County Public Defender broken link ?
View information about the Sacramento County Public Defender, who provides criminal defense services to eligible low-income defendants. Contacts, locations, descriptions of services, and answers to frequently asked questions are included.
Northern California Legal Aid broken link ?
View information about Legal Services of Northern California, which provides civil legal advice and representation to low-income residents of Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Tehama, Trinity, and Yolo Counties.
Northern California Voluntary Legal Services broken link ?
View information about Voluntary Legal Services Program of Northern California, which provides civil legal advice and representation to low-income residents of El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, and Yolo Counties.
Sacramento County Lawyer Referral broken link ?
The Sacramento County Bar Association offers a telephone and e-mail lawyer referral service. Short consultations for a fee can also be arranged.
Free and Low-Cost Legal Services Information broken link ?
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 broken link ?
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.
California Bar Association - Attorney Information and Discipline Records broken link ?
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.
Find an Attorney For Public Records Access broken link ?
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.
Find a Lawyer, Referral Services, and Complaint Procedures broken link ?
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 Interpreters broken link ?
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.
Limited-Scope Representation broken link ?
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.
California Rural Legal Assistance broken link ?
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.
Forms and related information
Sacramento County Superior Court Forms broken link ?
View and download a variety of forms for use in Sacramento County Superior Court.
California State Superior Court Forms broken link ?
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.
AOC Records Request Form and Information broken link ?
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 broken link ?
The State Bar of California offers information and resources related to complaints about an attorney, including an online complaint form.
Self-Help Forms broken link ?
View the I-Can online legal application to assist with filling out California Superior Court forms.
Interactive Online Forms broken link ?
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.
Online fine payments
Pay Sacramento County Superior Court Traffic Tickets broken link ?
Pay Sacramento County Superior Court traffic tickets online by name, birth date, and citation or case number. A link to frequently asked questions is provided. A convenience fee and a processing fee apply.