File on an Existing Case in the California Appellate Court

These instructions are to File on an Existing Case in the California Appellate Court—meaning this case already exists in the Appellate Court system. If one does not exist yet, you will want to Initiate a New Case in the Appellate Court system. Table of Contents Select Court & Case Type Add Documents New Case Parties […]

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Initiate a New Case in the California Appellate Court

These instructions are to Initiate a New Case in the California Appellate Court—meaning this is a brand new appeal and a case does not exist for it in the Appellate Court system. If a case already exists in the Appellate Court system, you will want to File on an Existing Case. Table of Contents Select […]

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Fees in Rejected Filings

You are never charged for rejected filings. When you submit your filing, the court does a pre-authorization on your card for the filing fees. If the court rejects the filing, then they will not settle that pre-authorization and it will eventually fall off your card. The time the pre-authorization takes to fall off your card […]

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Probate Letters in the Los Angeles Superior Court

Effective May 1, 2024, filers will have the ability to request Certified Copies of the Probate Letters they are filing into a case via the e-filing system for decedent, guardianship and conservatorship matters. When filing into the existing case, filers will still select the appropriate document type and upload that document in Section 2 of […]

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Sacramento Superior Court E-Filing FAQs

Please visit https://www.saccourt.ca.gov/civil/e-filing-faq.aspx for the latest e-filing FAQs from the Sacramento Superior Court. 1. What documents and/or case sub-categories are exempt from e-Filing? Documents submitted by Arbitrators, Mediators, Discovery Referees, Receivers and Special Masters. Transfer-In Documents. Peremptory Challenges (170.1/170.3/170.6). Out-of-County/Foreign Abstracts of Judgment. Gun Violence Restraining Order documents. Bonds/Undertakings. Mandatory Settlement Conference documents for Department […]

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Proposed Orders in the Los Angeles Civil Division

The Los Angeles Superior Court — in accordance with California Rule of Court 3.1312 (c) — now requires all parties electronically filing (e-filing) proposed orders for Civil Division cases (except for small claims cases) to submit proposed orders as both a PDF (Portable Document File) AND as a separate editable word-processing file (Microsoft Word document […]

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6th District Court of Appeal

Pursuant to California Rules of Court, Rule 8.70 and Rule 8.71, all filings in Civil, Criminal, Juvenile and Original proceedings must be made through electronic filing (e-filing). Self-represented parties may, but are not required to register for electronic filing, but must comply with this rule and the requirements of e-filing if they elect to register. […]

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5th District Court of Appeal

Pursuant to California Rules of Court, Rule 8.70 and Rule 8.71, all filings in Civil, Criminal, Juvenile and Original proceedings must be made through electronic filing (e-filing). Self-represented parties may, but are not required to register for electronic filing, but must comply with this rule and the requirements of e-filing if they elect to register. […]

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4th District Court of Appeal

Pursuant to California Rules of Court, Rule 8.70 and Rule 8.71, all filings in Civil, Criminal, Juvenile and Original proceedings must be made through electronic filing (e-filing). Self-represented parties may, but are not required to register for electronic filing, but must comply with this rule and the requirements of e-filing if they elect to register. […]

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