Criminal Operations handles non-traffic infractions, misdemeanor and felony criminal matters. Visit the following links on the California Courts' website to learn more about the basics of a criminal case or how a criminal case works.


Address Change
Find instructions and forms to change your address with the court.

Bail Schedule
Look up a code section and find the bail amount associated with that charge.

Calendar information
List of criminal cases for the next five days.

Fine Payment Information
Find how to pay your fine by phone, internet or in person.

Locate local forms for criminal matters including requesting records or information.

Jail Information
Visit the Sheriff Department's website to obtain information on people that are in custody and forms for the jail.


If you feel a judge has made a prejudicial error on your matter, get forms, rules of court and information on appeals.

Cleaning Up Your Criminal Record

Find information, instructions and forms for expungements, dismissals, governor's pardon, certificate of rehabilitation and other tips for cleaning up your record.

Information Requests

Find procedures and forms for requesting copies of case files, dockets and background checks.

Restricted License

If you are under 21 and over 18 years of age with an alcohol and/or related conviction, you may be able to petition the court for a restricted license.


Find options for clearing your warrant.

Contact Information

Criminal Branch
1050 Monterey Street, Room 220
San Luis Obispo, CA, 93408
Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Phone: (805) 781-5670
Monday to Thursday
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Paso Robles Branch
901 Park Street
Paso Robles, CA, 93446
Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Phone: (805) 237-3080
Monday to Thursday
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.