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).

When you are in the court filing platform, you will see the indication in the upper left of the screen whether you are eFiling or physically filing: 

This table was last updated on August 2, 2019.

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
 Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Calaveras
Electronic
Electronic
 Electronic
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
Electronic
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
Paper
(Estate/Trust cases only)
Paper
San Joaquin
Paper
Paper
Paper
Paper
Paper
San Luis Obispo
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
San Mateo
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
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
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
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.

** In San Francisco Case initiations in Civil Limited & Unlimited must be traditionally filed at the clerk's window. Complex cases and probate/mental health cases must be filed using File&ServeXpress.



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