Santa Cruz County Superior Court

Information about filing court documents in Santa Cruz County, California

Services

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

Santa Cruz 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

Santa Cruz Superior Court does not accept courtesy copies.

Court locations

Court address Services
Watsonville Courthouse
(Santa Cruz-Watsonville)
1 Second Street
Watsonville, CA 95076


(831) 786-7200
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$100
Santa Cruz Courthouse
(Santa Cruz)
701 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060


(831) 420-2200
eFiling
Deadline: Before 11:45 p.m. (For delivery same court day)
 Physical Filing
Deadline: Before 12:00 p.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$80

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