Sonoma County Superior Court

Information about filing court documents in Sonoma County, California

COVID-19: Because of coronavirus restrictions, the Sonoma 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

Sonoma 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)
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
Civil & Family Law Courthouse
3055 Cleveland Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
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
Hall of Justice
600 Administration Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

(707) 521-6500
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

Useful resources

FAQs

Which documents are exempt from eFiling?

In Civil case types:

  • Records and cases under seal;
  • Ex parte applications/documents that are required to be presented to the Assigned Judge pursuant to Local Rule 5.6;
  • Bench Warrants;
  • Subpoenaed documents;
  • Labor Commissioner deposit of cash or check;
  • Bonds; and
  • Undertaking.


In Probate case types:

  • Affidavit re: Real Property of Small Value;
  • Bonds;
  • Financial Documents submitted by Private Professional Conservator;
  • Letters (probate, guardianship, conservatorship);
  • Subpoenaed documents;
  • Undertakings; and
  • Will/Codicils – originals for filing or safekeeping.


In Family Law case types:

  • Judgments


As of June 12, 2020. Review the list>>


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