Merced County Superior Court

Information about filing court documents in Merced County, California

COVID-19: Because of coronavirus restrictions, the Merced 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

Merced 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
Old Courthouse
627 W 21st Street
Merced, CA 95340
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: +$30.00

Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$30.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
New Courthouse
2260 N Street
Merced, CA 95340
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: +$30.00

Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$30.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Los Banos Division
The Robert M. Falasco Justice Center
1159 "G" Street
Los Banos, CA 93635
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: +$45.00

Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$45.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions

Useful resources

FAQs

Which documents are exempt from eFiling?

Notwithstanding any other provision of law or this rule certain original documents may not be filed electronically, including:

  • Civil bench warrants
  • Subpoenaed documents
  • Bonds
  • Undertakings
  • Original wills/codicils
  • Sealed documents must be filed and lodged conventionally
  • Any exhibit that cannot be accurately transmitted via electronic filing due to its size or type may not be electronically filed
As of June 12, 2020. Review the list>>

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