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Dockets and Pleadings: California

Locating dockets, pleadings, and related materials for federal, state, and select international courts.

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California Supreme Court

The California Supreme Court's website has case information that includes opinions, forthcoming filings, weekly conference results, pending issues summary, weekly case summaries, briefs of argued cases, minutes, and a separate section for high profile cases and death penalty cases.

A joint project by the Stanford Law Library and Justia hosts a free online database called SCOCAL of California Supreme Court documents that may not be freely available via the Court's website.

California Appellate Courts

There are six appellate disctricts in California.  Orange County is included in the Fourth District, Division Three.  Los Angeles County is included in the First District.  The California Court's website has a page on Appellate Courts, with links to each court and appellate briefs.

California Superior Courts

There are 58 superior courts in California, one in each county.  The California Court's webiste has a page on Superior Courts, Find My Court, with links to each court. 

Local Superior Courts:

Orange County Superior Court

Los Angeles Superior Court

Riverside Superior Court

San Bernardino Superior Court

San Diego Superior Court

Ventura Superior Court