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Ventura County Superior Court Case Information and Criminal Docket Records
Search Ventura County Superior Court civil, small claims, and probate cases by name, date range, case number, and case category. Search dispositioned civil, small claims, and probate cases by case category, location, and date range. Search family law cases by case number, case name, or calendar date and courtroom. Search dispositioned family law cases by date range. Search criminal case information or docket records by name and date of birth, driver's license number, citation number, bail bond number, or business name. Search older criminal cases ("Music Cases") by case number or name.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Published opinions and orders
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 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.
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.
Ventura County Law Library
View information about the Ventura County Law Library, including location, hours, an online catalog, and links to online self-help and legal research resrouces.
Ventura County Superior Court Civil Mediation
View information about the Ventura County Superior Court Voluntary Early Civil Mediation Program, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to court. A link to search for approved mediators is included.
Ventura County Superior Court Probate Information
View information about probate cases in Ventura County Superior Court, including an overview of asset distribution upon death of an individual, conservatorships, guardianships, and probate appeals.
Ventura County Superior Court Self-Help
View Ventura County Superior Court legal self-help information, including Family Law Self-Help Centers and classes, and links to a variety of non-family law self-help resources including civil, small claims, and traffic.
Ventura County Superior Court Traffic Case Information
View information about traffic cases in Ventura County Superior Court, including ticket payment, types of citations, correctable and insurance violations, trials, and traffic school. Links to approved home-study and classroom traffic schools are included.
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.
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.
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.
Ventura County Lawyer Referral
The Ventura County Bar Association offers an online lawyer referral request form, and an initial consultation for a small fee.
Ventura County Legal Assistance
Community Action of Ventura County provides free and low-cost legal assistance to low-income residents in the areas of family law, housing, restraining orders, guardianship, conservatorship, general civil, and wills.
Ventura County Public Defender
View information about the Ventura County Public Defender, who provides criminal defense services to eligible low-income adult and juvenile defendants. Contacts, answers to frequently asked questions, an application form, and links to additional resources are included.
Ventura County Volunteer Lawyers
The Ventura County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyer Program offers free legal services to low-income residents in the areas of conservatorship, consumer law, family law, landlord-tenant, personal injury, and general civil.
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.
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.
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 Oxnard Parking Tickets
Pay City of Oxnard parking tickets online by agency name and citation or case number, license plate number, or notice reference number. A processing fee applies.