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San Joaquin County Superior Court Family Law, Criminal, and Traffic Case Summaries
Search San Joaquin County Superior Court family law, criminal, and traffic case summaries by case number, name, and date.
San Joaquin County Superior Court Civil, Small Claims, and Probate Case Inquiries
Search San Joaquin County Superior Court civil, small claims, and probate cases by name, filing date range, case number, and case category.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
San Joaquin County Superior Court Family Law, Criminal, and Traffic Calendars
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San Joaquin County Superior Court Civil, Small Claims, and Probate Calendars
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Published opinions and orders
San Joaquin County Superior Court Family Law Tentative Rulings
View San Joaquin County Superior Court family law recent tentative rulings listed by judge and court department.
San Joaquin County Superior Court Probate Examiner Notes
Search San Joaquin County Superior Court probate examiner notes by case number and event date. Probate examiner notes are recommendations to the judge, and may include unresolved issues that must be cleared before the hearing is held.
San Joaquin County Superior Court Civil, Small Claims, and Probate Tentative Rulings
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Attorney General Legal Opinions
Search California Attorney General legal opinions from 1986 to current.
Self help, legal research, general information
San Joaquin County Superior Court Self Help
View San Joaquin County Superior Court self-help resources.
San Joaquin County Superior Court Alternative Dispute Resolution
View information about San Joaquin County Superior Court civil arbitration and mediation programs, which help parties resolve disputes without going to court. Links to forms and a list of mediators are included.
San Joaquin County Superior Court Small Claims Information
View information about small claims cases in San Joaquin County Superior Court, including filing instructions, procedure, mediation, collecting or paying a judgment, and a link to forms.
San Joaquin County Collaborative Courts
View information about San Joaquin County Collaborative Court, including Drug Court, DUI Court, and Homeless Court, which can set up treatment programs in lieu of jail for some offenders.
San Joaquin County Superior Court Traffic Case Information
View information about traffic cases in San Joaquin County Superior Court, including fine payments, pleas, traffic school, extensions, correctable violations, and appearances.
San Joaquin County Superior Court Rules
View local rules of the San Joaquin County Superior Court.
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.
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.
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.
California Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC)
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
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
The California Department of Motor Vehicles offers information about traffic laws, driver licenses, and vehicle registration.
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.
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
View a list of California county law libraries, with contact information, hours, maps, and links to available local law library websites.
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.
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.
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.
California Court Rules
View and download statewide California Rules of Court by case type and local Superior Court rules by county.
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 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.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
San Joaquin County Public Defender
View information about the San Joaquin County Public Defender, who provides criminal defense services to eligible low-income adult and juvenile defendants.
Northern California Voluntary Legal Services
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
San Joaquin County Superior Court Forms
View and download various Joaquin County Superior Court forms.
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.
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.
View the I-Can online legal application to assist with filling out California Superior Court forms.
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.
Online fine payments
Pay San Joaquin County Superior Court Traffic Tickets
Pay San Joaquin County Superior Court traffic tickets online by citation or case number and court location. A convenience fee may apply.
Pay or Appeal City of Lathrop Parking Tickets
Pay or appeal City of Lathrop parking tickets online by citation number and time of violation, notice number and zip code, or license plate number. A processing fee applies.
Pay or Appeal City of Manteca Parking Tickets
Pay or appeal City of Manteca parking tickets online by citation number and time of violation, notice number and zip code, or license plate number. A processing fee applies.
Pay City of Stockton Parking Tickets
Pay City of Stockton parking tickets online by ticket number. A convenience fee applies. A link to instructions and additional information is included.
Pay City of Lodi Parking Tickets
Pay City of Lodi parking tickets online by license plate number or citation number. A convenience fee applies.
Pay City of Tracy Parking Tickets
Pay City of Tracy parking tickets online by license plate number or citation number. A convenience fee applies.