December 16, 2018

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E-Filing

You can begin the E-filing process for Civil, Criminal, Family Law, Unlawful Detainer, and Small Claims cases by clicking the link to our new Portal below:

 

The following documents cannot be accepted via File and Serve at this time:

 Abstract of Judgment
 Administrative Records or other lodged documents
 Appeals documents/filings
 Bench Warrant
 Certificate of Facts
 Coordinated proceedings or filings on coordinated cases
 Original Wills
 Ex Parte Stay of Execution (Eviction)
 Exemplification (Certificate of Authenticity)
 Notice of Jury Fees cannot be filed pursuant to California Rules of Court 3.250.
 Jury fees are located in Optional Services and are only accepted if they are submitted in conjunction with a document filing. 
 Copy or search requests including estate searches.
 Trial briefs (Pre-Trial and Post-Trial)
 Writs
 Abstracts
 Domestic Violence Petitions
 Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse Petitions
 Request for Orders with Temporary Orders or Requests for Order Shortening Time
 Request to Continue Hearings and related proposed Orders (FL-306, FL-307, DV-115 & DV-116)

 General user information:

  1. Please add party names in ALL CAPS.
  2. Please do not add any document descriptions.
  3. Please do not add "dba" to party names.  The clerk will add the dba to the case management system.
  4. If cases are consolidated, you must E-file into the lead (primary) case number.
  5. When submitting a first paper for multiple parties, the document will need to be submitted in separate envelopes for each party.  Currently, filing fees can only be assessed to one party per envelope.

Probate Estates/Trust cases:

1. Add the names of the Trustor, Petitioner and/or Trustee.
2. Do not add beneficiaries.
3. When a Petition for Probate of Will is e-Filed, a copy of the will must be submitted with a coversheet and the original will must be delivered to the Clerk’s Office no later than 3 weeks before the hearing.  Failure to deliver the original will to the clerk’s office may result in your petition hearing being continued or dismissed.

Last updated: December 11, 2018 11:13 AM