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Archives


  Archives
1963 "E" Street
Fresno, CA 93706

Telephone: (559) 457-4903
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8AM - 3PM, Friday: 8AM-12PM Noon

Information regarding Copy and Certification fee for Out-of-State and all Federal Governmental Agencies for criminal case records, click here.

The Archives houses over 1 million cases with some recorded as early as 1860. While most visitors conduct research on more recent cases, because records dated prior to 1911 are considered historical, numerous visitors come to Archives when conducting genealogy research.

Archives Department is responsible for storing, maintaining and retrieving case files and records for the court, and operates as the courtís mail distribution system. It is also responsible for record destruction/management, and microfilming of judgments and records prior to destruction.

Members of the public may receive a copy of their non-confidential files by visiting the Archives Department. The staff will pull your file(s), make copies, and certify any document(s) requested. A picture ID is required to receive any file folder.

Case Types stored at Archives include:

  • Appellate Cases
  • Civil-Limited
  • Civil-Unlimited
  • Criminal-Felonies
  • Criminal-Misdemeanors
  • Family Law
  • Family Support
  • Juvenile-Dependency
  • Probate
  • Small Claims
  • Traffic


Our Mission

To maintain legal records in a systematic way that supports the integrity of our laws and court system. To recognize and appreciate the needs of those who seek our services and continually give quality customer service. To promote a positive work environment to improve organization, communication and support our staff in meeting their individual and team goals for efficient teamwork. To encourage the respect and recognition for co-workers, keep a positive attitude and give your best.