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)
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
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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