What is eFileCA?

Understanding the court technology vendor connection

In some courts, filers are asked to connect their One Legal accounts to the court's back-end system (also known as the electronic filing manager or EFM) before placing an electronic filing transaction. This creates another extra layer of security and identity verification between the filer and the court.

California allows each county to select its own technology vendor. The following counties have chosen to use eFileCA in some or all of their case types:

  • Butte
  • Calaveras
  • Contra Costa
  • Fresno
  • Kern
  • Los Angeles (Family & Probate)
  • Mendocino
  • Merced
  • Monterey
  • Napa
  • Orange (Family & Probate)
  • San Diego (Family & Probate)
  • San Luis Obispo
  • San Mateo
  • Santa Barbara
  • Santa Clara
  • Sonoma
  • Stanislaus
  • Sutter
  • Tehama
  • Yolo
  • Yuba 

Filers into these counties are required to connect their accounts to eFileCA.

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