Butte County Superior Court

Information about filing court documents in Butte County, California

COVID-19: Because of coronavirus restrictions, the Butte County Superior Court is currently operating reduced services. We recommend consulting the court's website for additional information. 

Services

eFiling
Maximum file size: 25 MB per document / 35 MB total

Butte County is an eFileCA court. 
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Civil Limited (Mandatory)
 Civil Unlimited (Mandatory)
 Civil Complex (Mandatory)
 Small Claims (Voluntary)
 
Family (Mandatory)
 
Probate (Mandatory)
eService Available (Where eFiling is mandatory CA Rules of Court require that—with the exception of documents that must be personally served—documents be eServed)
Physical Filing
Maximum file size: 25 MB per document / Unlimited total
 Available for documents that are exempt from eFiling.
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Maximum file size: 25 MB per document / Unlimited total
Available
Court Research Unavailable at this time because of COVID-19 court access restrictions

Court locations

Court address Services
North Butte County Courthouse
1775 Concord Avenue
Chico, CA 95928
 eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$50.00

Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$50.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Butte County Courthouse
1 Court Street
Oroville, CA 95965
 Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$50.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions

Useful resources

FAQs

Which documents are exempt from eFiling?

  • Any will, codicil, or testamentary trust;
  • Bond or undertaking;
  • Subpoenaed documents;
  • Financial institution documents, care facility documents or escrow documents as defined under Probate Code Sec. 2620, submitted by conservators, guardians, or trustees of court supervised trusts;
  • California state vital records forms;
  • Any documents with attachments/exhibits that cannot be accurately transmitted via electronic filing due to size or type;
  • Documents typically submitted during the course of a proceeding (e.g. Trial Exhibits);
  • Documents lodged with the court provisionally under seal;
  • Documents for cases under seal;
  • Labor Commissioner deposit of cash or check.

As of June 11, 2020. Review the list>>




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