Where is court filing available in California?

You can use One Legal to file court documents all of California's 58 superior courts. Where eFiling is available, your filing will be submitted to the court electronically (learn more about eFiling in the eFiling basics section). Where electronic filing is not available, your documents will be printed and physically delivered to the courthouse by a One Legal court runner (learn more in the physical paper filing section.

It will be indicated in the upper right of the screen when you are eFiling or physically filing:

This table was last updated on October 30th 2018.

County
Civil Unltd.
Civil Ltd.
Small claims
Probate
Family
Alameda
  Paper 
  Paper 
  Paper 
  Paper 
  Paper 
Alpine
  Paper 
  Paper 
  Paper 
  Paper 
  Paper 
Amador
  Paper 
  Paper 
  Paper 
  Paper 
  Paper 
Butte
 Electronic Electronic
  Paper 
 Electronic
 Electronic
Calaveras
 Electronic
 Electronic
  Paper 
 Electronic
 Electronic
Colusa
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper 
  Paper 
  Paper 
Contra Costa*
  Paper 
  Paper 
  Paper 
  Paper 
  Paper 
Del Norte
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
El Dorado
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Fresno
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
Glenn
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Humboldt
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Imperial
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Inyo
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Kern
 Electronic
 Electronic
  Paper
 Electronic
 Electronic
Kings
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Lake
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Lassen
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Los Angeles
  Paper
 Electronic
  Paper
 Electronic
  Paper
Madera
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Marin
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Mariposa
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Mendocino
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Merced
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
Modoc
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Mono
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Monterey
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
Napa
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
Nevada County
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Orange County
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
Placer
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Plumas
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Riverside
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Sacramento
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
San Benito
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
San Bernardino
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
San Diego
 Electronic
 Electronic
  Paper
 Electronic
  Paper
San Francisco**
 Electronic
 Electronic
  Paper
 Electronic
  Not available
San Joaquin
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
San Luis Obispo
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
San Mateo†
  Paper
  Paper
 Electronic
 Electronic
  Paper
Santa Barbara
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
Santa Clara
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
Santa Cruz
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
Shasta
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Sierra
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Siskiyou
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Solano
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Sonoma
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Stanislaus
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
Sutter
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
Tehama
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Trinity
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Tulare
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Tuolumne
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Ventura
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Yolo
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
  Paper
Yuba
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic
 Electronic

* In Contra Costa complex cases must be filed using File&ServeXpress.

** InSan Francisco complex cases and probate/mental health cases must be filed using File&ServeXpress.

† In San Mateo County Superior Court complex cases are eFiled.


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