The Santa Clara Courts are actively engaged in implementing E-Filing for various types of cases and, in some instances, E-Filing is now mandatory. (E-Filing is mandatory for all Complex Civil cases.)
E-filing for Unlawful Detainer cases will begin in late June 2017. Training for electronic filing of UD cases is available June 26th.
Read the courts new release here.
E-filing for Civil Harassment cases will begin fall of 2017.
For all other Civil case types, including Limited and Unlimited, e-filing will begin in late 2017/early 2018.
More details can be found on the court’s Electronic Filing page.
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