Fees are automatically assessed for investigations. The investigator assigned to the case will review financial information to determine whether a fee is assessed on a case-by-case basis. To view the probate investigative fees set by the court, refer to Line #159 and #161 of the Statewide Fee Schedule, click here.
NOTICE OF FEE CHANGES: Click here for the Statewide Civil Fee Schedule (includes Fresno County miscellaneous fees), effective January 1, 2020.
Court staff at the counter will accept payment for: Civil, Criminal, Family, Juvenile, Probate, Small Claims and Traffic matters by:
- Personal Check
- Cashier's Check
- Certified Check
- Money Order
- Credit Card
Make Checks Payable to: Fresno County Superior Court
Requesting Monthly Payment Installments For Investigative Fees
Responsible parties may request to pay their investigative fee(s) in monthly installments by submitting a Payment Agreement Form to the Probate Clerk's Office. The minimum monthly payment is $50.00 and the account can be paid in advance, if desired. To retrieve the Payment Agreement Form, click here. Monthly billing statements will be sent to the address on record. It is imperative that you notice the Probate Clerk's Office of any change of address.
Payment Agreement Form
Balances on accounts that are 90-days delinquent, are sent to GC Services collection agency.
If your case is in collections, the Court will no longer accept payment. Your payment can be mailed to the address indicated below or you can elect to pay online.
GC Service Collection Agency Information
Payment Mailing Address:
B.F. Sisk Courthouse -Accounting-4th Floor
1130 O Street, Fresno, CA 93724
Internet Payment: https://courtpay.gcserv.com
Toll Free Number: 1-800-727-5848 (English)
Toll Free Number: 1-800-616-6007 (Spanish)