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In an effort to secure the right to access to the court without a personal appearance the Court is creating a list of attorney's 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 interest in being placed on the civil indigent panel please complete the
application and return to:

Superior Court of California, County of Fresno
Research Division
1130 O Street, 5th Floor
Fresno, CA 93724-0002

Dawn Annino
Managing Research Attorney
Family Law Facilitator



  Civil: Limited Court Location
1130 O Street
Fresno, CA 93721-2220

Telephone: (559) 457-1900
Law & Motion: (559) 457-1900
Fax: (559) 457-1624
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8AM - 3PM
Friday: 8AM-12PM Noon

 

  Civil: Unlimited Court Location

1130 O Street
Fresno, CA 93721-2220

Telephone: (559) 457-1900
Law & Motion: (559) 457-1900
Fax: (559) 457-1624
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8AM - 3PM
Friday: 8AM-12PM Noon

 

For a map to the B.F. Sisk Courthouse location, click here.

Tentative Rulings

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.


Our Mission

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.