These steps take you through the process of e-filing on an existing case in the Odyssey eFileCA Superior Courts.
Category: Electronic Filing
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.
Flattening PDFs ensures the document can be viewed on all devices, and prevents others from manipulating or editing the information.
Depending on the state and the court, service notifications can either come from the court’s Tyler Technology’s Odyssey e-filing system, or this application.
You may add multiple documents into a case in one filing as long as a single document does not exceed 25MB, and the entire envelope does not exceed 35MB.
For orders (or any other document that requires a Judge or Clerk’s signature), the court processes these documents in the following manner:
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
If a filer sets/requests the court list a document’s security as confidential, whether in the Security Setting
A service contact is someone you can attach to your filing in order to send an electronic service notification to them (i.e. e-service). Service contacts will remain attached to the case so that you may continue to serve them in the future, or others who file on the case may serve them as well.