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Criminal Appeals


The Fifth District Court of Appeals in Fresno is the reviewing court for appeals involving felony criminal cases, unlimited civil actions, family law, probate, juvenile and other matters pursuant to CCP 904.1.

The Supreme Court of California is the reviewing court for appeals in death penalty cases.

Note: A felony reduced to a misdemeanor is treated as a felony for appeals purposes.

All notices of appeal and subsequent documents shall be filed at the Superior Court Division in which the judgment or order was issued.

For additional information please reference the specific clerk's office responsible for processing that case type.

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