Santa Cruz County Superior Court

Information about filing court documents in Santa Cruz County, California

COVID-19: Because of coronavirus restrictions, the Santa Cruz 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

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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
Watsonville Courthouse
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 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$35.00
Courtesy Copy Delivery
Deadline: Before 11:00 a.m. (For delivery next court day)
Area surcharge: +$35.00
Court Research
Unavailable at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions
Santa Cruz Courthouse
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 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

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