4th District Court of Appeal

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Latest News

February 10, 2020

Fourth Appellate District announces destruction of old court records. See the full destruction list.

January 3, 2020

In light of amended California Rule of Court, rule 8.74, the Electronic Formatting Requirements of the Fourth District will no longer be posted. Parties are directed to rule 8.74 for any questions regarding electronic formatting requirements.

December 20, 2019

Division One in San Diego is now accepting applications for a Senior Appellate Court Attorney for Central Staff. The job posting can be found on the Court’s career website under JOB ID 5133.

December 18, 2019

San Diego will hold a Free Workshop for Self-Represented Civil Litigants. The next one will be held on February 18, 2020.

May 23, 2019

The Fourth District Court of Appeal is seeking attorneys to represent inmates in death penalty-related habeas corpus proceedings.  View for more information regarding applying for an appointment.

Case Information

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About Us

The 4th District is unique in that it is divided into three geographical divisions.

  • Division One is located in San Diego and has jurisdiction over matters from Imperial and San Diego Counties.
  • Division Two is located in Riverside and has jurisdiction over matters from Inyo, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties.
  • Division Three is located in Santa Ana and has jurisdiction over matters from Orange County


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Contact Info

4th District Div 1

750 B Street, Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92101

Clerk's Office: (619) 744-0760

4th District Div 2
3389 Twelfth Street
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone: (951) 782-2500

4th District Div 3
601 W. Santa Ana Blvd.
Santa Ana, California 92701

Clerk's Office (714) 571-2600
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  with disabilities have equal and full
  access to the judicial system.  

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