In an effort to secure the right to access to the court without a personal appearance the Court is creating a list of attorneys willing to accept pro bono appointments.
The Superior Court of California, County of Fresno is currently seeking applications from individuals interested in accepting appointments to represent parties pro bono in their civil proceedings. The Court is predominantly seeking attorneys interested in assisting incarcerated individuals with their civil actions. The Court is also seeking attorneys who may be interested in representing patients at the Coalinga State Hospital.
If you are interested in being placed on the civil indigent panel please complete the
application and return to:
Superior Court of California, County of Fresno
1130 O Street, 5th Floor
Fresno, CA 93724-0002
Managing Research Attorney
Family Law Facilitator
For a map to the B.F. Sisk Courthouse location, click here.
Civil cases involve a lawsuit in which one party sues another to:
- Recover money or property.
- To enforce a contract.
- To collect damages for injury.
- To protect some civil right.
Limited Civil cases are those involving $25,000 or less except small claims cases.
Unlimited Civil cases are all other cases except family law or probate cases.
Fresno Superior Court provides interpreting services to all trial court proceedings in criminal, traffic, and juvenile delinquency proceedings. For more information, click on the FAQ button on this page.
The Civil Department will serve our customers by providing accurate information and services in a timely, efficient manner, maintain a professional demeanor, treat our customers with respect and courtesy, commit to continual education to improve our performance, all of which will contribute to enhancing the public trust.