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.
Category: Electronic Filing
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.
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.
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 File on an Existing Case in the Riverside Superior Courts.
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.