Access to Courts & Counsel

Inmates are entitled to confidential correspondence and consultation with the courts and legal counsel. Attorneys and other professionals of record can visit an inmate by presenting photo identification and a professional card. Foreign citizens can have professional visits with consular staff from their country.

In addition to confidential correspondence, inmates have access to make telephone calls to their attorneys during their leisure time.


To obtain court date information, you may contact the Fresno Superior Court Calendar at (559) 457-1801. Additional information may be obtained from the court’s website at or by calling the main information line at (559) 457-2000 or TDD (559) 457-2011.

Jail Questions

How do I get information about someone who was arrested?

To see if someone is in custody, check the Inmate Information Center, or you may call (559) 475-9491.

Can I order packaged goods online for an inmate?

Yes -- gives you the opportunity to show friends and loved ones you're thinking of them while they're incarcerated.

Helpful Links (Identity Theft Links)