Select Ex Parte for the document type when e-Filing. This allows the court to expedite that filing. Ex parte applications must be filed no later than 10:00 a.m. the day before the ex parte hearing.

  • Opposition to an ex parte application that is efiled by 4:00 p.m. on the same day the ex parte is filed does not require a courtesy copy.
  • Opposition to an ex parte application that is efiled after 4:00 p.m. requires that a courtesy copy be brought to court the day of the ex parte hearing.
  • The proposed order shall be included as a separate document in the same envelope as the ex parte application and brought to court the morning of the ex parte hearing.

If you e-file your Ex Parte application, the applicant for ex parte order must appear, pursuant to California Rules of Court, rule 3.1207.