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.
Category: Electronic Filing
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.
Depending on the court, it can take as little as a minute, to a few hours, to a full business day to review your submission.
Filers needing to redact sensitive data such as social security numbers, names of minor children, financial account numbers and so on, must do so in a manner that renders the information completely irretrievable to anyone viewing the PDF at a later date.
These instructions are to Initiate a New Case in the Riverside, California Superior Courts—meaning this case is brand new, and does not exist yet in any court.
These instructions are to File on an Existing Case in the Alameda Civil Courts—meaning this case already exists in the court system.
These instructions are to Initiate a New Case in the Alameda, California Superior Civil Courts.
When Filing on an Existing case, if the user experiences data oddities in the displayed case information, often times, refreshing the court case information resolves the issues.
These instructions are to Initiate a New Case in the Los Angeles Civil Courts—meaning this case is brand new, and does not exist yet in any court.
There are a few instances when an attorney may need to merge their documents into one PDF: