Mendocino County Superior Court

Information about filing court documents in Mendocino County, California

COVID-19: Because of coronavirus restrictions, court filings are currently being delivered to the court's dropbox. This may result in processing delays at the court.

Services

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

Mendocino County is an eFileCA court. 
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As of February 8, 2021:
 Civil Limited (Mandatory)
 Civil Unlimited (Mandatory)
 
Family (Mandatory)
 
Probate (Mandatory)
eService  Available (Under Emergency Rule 12 you may be required to eServe documents that may be served by mail, express mail, overnight delivery, or facsimile transmission).
Physical Filing
Maximum file size: 25 MB per document / Unlimited total
 Civil Complex
Documents exempt from eFiling
Small Claims
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
Ten Mile Branch
700 South Franklin Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$80

Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$80
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Mendocino County Courthouse
100 North State Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$80

Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$80
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions

Useful resources

FAQs

Which documents are exempt from eFiling?

In all actions:

  • Ex parte applications and all other ex parte filings
  • Stipulation and proposed order
  • Orders after hearing
  • Orders of examination
  • Trial exhibits
  • Administrative records
  • Documents responsive to subpoenas duces tecum
  • Requests for judgment
  • Proposed judgments
  • Bonds and undertakings
  • Out-of-state commissions
  • Out-of-state judgments
  • Subpoenas for out-of-state actions
  • Motions and/or declarations for disqualification of a judge pursuant to Code of Civil Procedures section 170.1 or 170.3 and peremptory challenges pursuant to CCP 170.6
  • Documents from health care providers and/or mental health professionals ordered by the court
  • Documents submitted to the court by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), Department of State Hospitals (DSH), State Adoptions, and other licensed adoption agencies

In Probate actions:

  • Original wills
  • Original codicils
  • Documents lodged pursuant to Probate Code section 2620
  • Letters of administration
  • Letters of testamentary
  • Certified copies of death certificates
  • Letters of conservatorship or temporary conservatorship
  • Letters of guardianship or temporary guardianship

In Civil actions:

  • Mandatory settlement conference statements

As of February 5, 2021. Review the full list>>



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