As described on the California’s Judicial Branch website. California’s judicial system is broken into three courts, Superior Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. With the majority of cases begin heard in the state’s 58 Superior Courts, Gugliotta & Ponzini has litigated countless cases throughout California’s judicial system. Including but not limited to the follow California Counties:
California has 58 trial courts, one in each county. In trial courts, or superior courts, a judge and sometimes a jury hears witnesses’ testimony and other evidence and decides cases by applying the relevant law to the relevant facts. The California courts serve nearly 34 million people.
Most cases before the Courts of Appeal involve the review of superior court decision being contested by a party to the case. The Legislature divided the state geographically into six appellate districts. The California Appellate Courts Case Information System provides case information for California Supreme Court and Court of Appeal cases. Case information is updated once an hour throughout the business day. Search Case Information
The Supreme Court of California is the state’s highest court. Its decisions are binding on all other California state courts. The court conducts regular sessions in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Sacramento; it may also hold special sessions elsewhere.