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Welcome to Fresno Superior Court General Information page. The following general interest topics are intended to assist you in arranging your next visit to the Court, as well as provide some general information about the Court.

 


 

2009-2010 Biennial Report
2007-2008 Biennial Report
2006 Annual Report

 


  Special Notice: Reduced Clerk's Office Hours: 8 AM – 4 PM

What:
The Clerk’s Office hours at all locations but B.F. Sisk are 8 AM to 4 PM. The B.F. Sisk Courthouse Clerk's Office hours are 8 AM to 3 PM Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and 8 AM to 12 PM on Fridays. Courtroom hours will not change; each will remain in session until adjourned for the day. Courthouses remain open to the public until 5 PM. The Law Library and Probation Department hours have NOT been reduced.

Why:
State budget cuts means staff reductions and no overtime. Reduced hours needed to allow uninterrupted time for staff to process documents. Fewer customers will be served each day.


  Drop Boxes can be located at the following locations:

Main Courthouse                                                       B. F. Sisk Courthouse
1100 Van Ness Avenue                                             1130 O Street
Fresno, CA 93724                                                      Fresno, CA 93721
4th Floor Drop Box - Room 401
 

ANYTHING DEPOSITED IN THE DROP BOX IS LEFT AT YOUR OWN RISK.  THE COURT ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR STATUTORY DEADLINES.

Documents may be deposited for Appeals, Civil, Criminal, Family Law, Probate and Traffic cases.  If personal contact with a clerk is necessary, you must return during regular business hours.  

  • There is a time clock at this Drop Box.  All documents must be time-stamped before being deposited in the Drop Box.
  • Documents time-stamped before 5 PM will be processed as of the date deposited. 
  • Documents time-stamped after 5:01 PM will be processed as of the next business day.
  • Documents not time-stamped will be processed as of the next business day.  
  • No cash payments accepted.  Check or money order only.