Sacramento Superior Court Implements e-filing for Civil and Probate CasesJan 23, 2024 04:07PM ● By Sacramento Superior Court News Release
SACRAMENTO, CA (MPG) - Sacramento Superior Court has implemented electronic filing or e-filing for civil and probate cases effective Jan. 16, 2024.
“E-filing will enhance the efficiency and accessibility of court filings for court users and legal professionals,” said Presiding Judge Bunmi Awoniyi.
With e-filing, parties in civil and probate cases may submit documents to the court through an approved service provider listed on the court’s website.
The Sacramento County Courthouse. Photo courtesy of Sacramento Superior
For civil cases, use of e-filing will be optional until July 1, 2024, at which time it will become mandatory for litigants represented by attorneys. Self-represented parties in civil cases will be exempt from this requirement, but may file electronically in addition to filing documents at the counter, utilizing drop boxes, or postal services.
For probate cases, attorneys and self-represented parties are exempt from the mandatory electronic filing requirements set to take effect on July 1, 2024 but are encouraged to utilize e-filing in addition to filing documents at the counter, utilizing drop boxes, or postal services.
Documents submitted electronically to the court will be reviewed and processed.
“The court looks forward to providing a more convenient and streamlined process for Civil and Probate cases,” Awoniyi said.
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