For every PDF uploaded, most courts require the first page to have a caption with all pertinent case information. This information may vary by location and filers should consult their specific court and / or local rules to advise on the proper formatting and content of the caption page. Below is a general sample of […]
Category: Electronic Filing
Tips to Scan Documents to PDFs for e-Filing
When a filer needs to scan paper documents for e-filing, there are several best practices to follow to avoid unnecessary rejections from either the court’s filing clerk or court’s software.
Court Reporter Fee Missing in Filings Submitted to the Court
A common reason filing clerks reject filings is due to filers not adding the Court Reporter Fee in the Optional Services section of the filing.
File on an Existing Case in the Riverside, California Superior Courts
These instructions are to File on an Existing Case in the Riverside Superior Courts.
File on an Existing Case in Los Angeles Civil Court
These instructions are to File on an Existing Case in the Los Angeles Civil Courts—meaning this case already exists in the court system.
File on an Existing Case in the San Diego Civil Courts
While Filing on an Existing Case in the San Diego Civil Court is pretty much the same as any other court, the article below explains a few differences which filers should know.
New Mail Service via Certified or First Class Mail (add’l fees apply)
Starting in January 2022, select courts will have the option to serve documents via Certified or First Class Mail for an additional fee in addition to our current optional service to send documents electronically via email.
Printed Courtesy Copies for Alameda County Civil Cases
Pursuant to Alameda County Superior Court Local Rule 3.30(c) courtesy copies may be required. During trial, motions, memoranda, and matters presented to the Court in writing for decision may be served in open court in hard copy form after having been e-filed.
Orders, Judgments, and Documents Stamped Electronically Received / Electronically Submitted
Any document accepted in the e-Filing system stamped as Electronically Received—orders or any other document that requires a Judge or Clerk’s signature—is tentatively approved upon further review by a judicial officer.
Create a Waiver Payment Account
If you qualify for a waiver of fees for your case, you will need to create a Waiver Payment Account to use as your payment method. Once you do that, anytime you file on that case, you can select it to indicate to the court the filing fees should be waived.