Starting in the Spring of 2021, select courts will have the option to serve documents via Certified or First Class Mail for an additional fee.
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For filers using fillable PDFs, you must lock or flatten the PDF document after completing the form fields.
If you qualify for a waiver of fees for your case, you will need to create a Waiver Payment Account to use as your payment method. Once you do that, anytime you file on that case, you can select it to indicate to the court the filing fees should be waived.
One of the most common reasons a filing clerk rejects an envelope (submission) is because a filer does not submit their documents as separate PDFs in the same transaction/envelope
As of Monday, 12/21/20, the Santa Clara Superior Court will shut down all functions except for those regarding emergency matters until Monday, 1/4/21. The clerks will begin processing e-filings and physical filings on 1/4/21 with no guarantee as to what date they will be endorsed. Physical filings can only be drop boxed or mailed. The […]
Effective October 5, 2020, the Judicial Council adopted four new Unlawful Detainer forms.
On August 31, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsome approved AB 3088, also known as the Tenant Relief Act.
Effective October 5, 2020, the Judicial Branch of California issued a set of new and revised forms with regards to Unlawful Detainers.
By far the most common support question we receive is related to the fees associated with electronic filing in the Odyssey eFile program.
One of the features in the e-filing application is the ability to have it convert documents into Text Searchable PDFs within a filing.