Mar. 25, 2017

Electronic Filing:

Electronic Filing is Mandatory August 29, 2016 in Civil Case Types

Effective March 21, 2016 the court started permissive electronic filing in civil cases types, this includes civil, family (except Department of Child Support Services), probate, LPS, appellate (except felony appellate filings) and dependency cases types.  Electronic filing becomes mandatory August 29, 2016 for the case types listed above.

To get started go to:   Once you pick the Electronic Filing Service Provider (EFSP) you would like to use for electronic filing you will be able to go through their tutorial on how to do electronic filing.

Santa Cruz Superior Court’s local rule regarding electronic filing is posted on our Local Rules page, see rule 2.7.05.

Currently there is no planned date to start electronic filing in criminal case types.

Odyssey eFileCA Overview Bar Presentation (March 9,2016)

eCheck Payments Starting July 25, 2016

Electronic Filing Memo - Exceptions to Electronic Filing (August 18, 2016)

Frequently Asked Questions (December 14, 2016)


After reviewing the materials posted on this site if you still have questions about Santa Cruz Superior Court Electronic Filing please contact: Sasha Morgan, Director of Civil Operations:

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