March 1, 2022
Public Notice: New Local Rules Published

Local Rules for the Eastern District of California have been updated effective March 1, 2022.

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March 29, 2022
COVID-19: Court Operations, Restrictions, and Hours of Operation

General Order No. 649 issued - Coronavirus Public Emergency Authorizing Video-Teleconferencing and Telephone Conferencing for Criminal Proceedings Under Section 15002 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.


The Clerk's Office is open to the public from: 

9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily


866-884-5525 or 916-930-4000          


866-884-5444 or 559-499-5600  


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October 21, 2021
Payment Change

As of January 1, 2022, the Clerk's Office no longer accepts cash for payments of any kind.
For further information, please visit our Paying Fees and Finacial Information page.
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Zoom Guidance

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February 6, 2020
Two Judicial Vacancies Exacerbate Caseload Pressure

Two Judicial Vacancies Exacerbate Caseload Pressures in Eastern District’s Fresno Division

As of February 3, 2020, the Eastern District of California has two judicial vacancies. The vacancies are created by District Judge Morrison C. England’s having taken senior status in December 2019 and District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill’s assuming inactive senior status on February 2, 2020. As a result, District Judge Dale A. Drozd is the only judge hearing criminal cases in the court’s Fresno Division...


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Holiday Closure

The Court will be closed on Monday, May 30th in honor of Memorial Day...

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