Starting in the Spring of 2021, select courts will have the option to serve documents via Certified or First Class Mail for an additional fee.
Category: Electronic Filing
For filers using fillable PDFs, you must lock or flatten the PDF document after completing the form fields.
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.
One of the most common reasons a filing clerk rejects an envelope (submission) is because a filer does not submit their documents as separate PDFs in the same transaction/envelope
One of the features in the e-filing application is the ability to have it convert documents into Text Searchable PDFs within a filing.
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.
While Initiating a New 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.
Occasionally, when filers receive their accepted email, the e-filing application can not attach some documents in the filing due to file size restrictions. Filers will see the following message highlighted in yellow at the top of their email:
Sometimes the payment processor returns vague decline codes. While your specific bank will know the reason for the error, the table below gives the most decline codes with both an explanation and recommended action to take.
Filers may either Initiate a New Case or File on an Existing Case in our application. This article clears up when to select one or the other.