October 18, 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
 Deposit of Wills
 Ex Parte Stay of Execution (Eviction)
 Exemplification (Certificate of Authenticity)
 Lodging of Wills
 Notice of Jury Fees cannot be filed pursuant to California Rules of Court 3.250. If submitted, your entire filing will be rejected and jury fees will not be posted.
 Search requests for estates or cases
 Trial briefs (Pre-Trial and Post-Trial)
 Writ (Execution, Possession, or Sale)

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 parties are sued “individually and dba”, please enter them as separate parties.
  5. If cases are consolidated, you must E-file into the lead (primary) case number.

For Civil cases, including Unlawful Detainers

If you are submitting a responsive pleading or other first paper and paying first appearance fees for multiple parties, the document will need   to be submitted in separate envelopes for each party. 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, the original will must be delivered to the Clerk’s Office no later than 3 weeks before the hearing, unless the Will was previously lodged.  Failure to deliver the original will to the clerk’s office may result in your petition hearing being continued or dismissed.

Last updated: September 20, 2018 11:04 AM