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New Court Collections Firm.

The Court has retained the firm Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson to assist the Court in collecting past due fines and fees. Please follow the link for more information.

New Hearing Reminder Service.

Subscribe to receive electronic notifications about upcoming court dates on non-confidential case types. Please follow the link for additional details or to create an account.

Access Court Records Online.

The San Luis Obispo County Superior Court launched re:SearchCA, a web-based platform that grants registered users remote access to public court records and documents. Please follow the link to register or sign in with your eFileCalifornia account.


Guardianship is a court proceeding in which a judge gives someone who is not the parent, custody of a child, or the power to manage the child's property (called "estate"), or both.

You may obtain more information about guardianship, alternatives to guardianship, duties of a guardian, becoming a guardian and ending a guardianship.

Guardianship Video

We show this helpful video to all people interested in learning more about the court process to obtain a guardianship. Contra Costa County courts provide the videos, but apply equally as well to San Luis Obispo.

The full video is about 30 minutes. Click here to watch the video: Guardianship Video

Instructions and Sample Forms

You may click on the following link to view instructions and a sample of completed forms: Instructions and Sample Forms

Need Filing Help?

Request Guardianship

Check Probate Notes

If you have an upcoming hearing, you may check the status of your case here.  This information is updated before the day of your hearing.  By checking these notes right before your hearing, you may be able to correct something before the judge rules on your case.

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