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The First District Court of Appeal needs your input! Please help us make electronic filing with TrueFiling better for you by taking 2-3 minutes to complete a short online survey of your experience with electronic filing. Your responses are completely anonymous. If you have any questions about the survey, please email us at: first.district@jud.ca.gov. Thank you for your time and opinions.

Effictive March 16, 2015
Policy of the First District on Public use of electronic devices in the courtroom.

Effective June 30, 2014, original proceedings must be filed through the Court’s electronic filing system, TrueFiling.  As of June 30, 2014, all civil, criminal, juvenile and original proceedings must be e-filed in the  First District pursuant to California Rules of Court, rule 8.70.

Self-represented parties may, but are not required to do so, register for electronic filing through TrueFiling. If a self-represented party does not use TrueFiling, any brief that is filed in paper form must continue to comply with California Rules of Court, rules 8.40, 8.44, 8.204 and 8.212.

Amended Local Rule 16 

  • Effective March 17, 2014, mandatory e-filing in civil cases
  • Effective June 2, 2014, mandatory e-filing criminal and juvenile cases
  • Effective June 30, 2014, mandatory e-filing in original proceedings

For training materials or support, click for TrueFiling information. To register, go to https://www.truefiling.com.

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About Us

The 1st District is located in San Francisco. Its jurisdiction is over the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solano, and Sonoma. It is divided into five non-geographical divisions with four justices each.  READ MORE >>

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Contact Info

1st District Court of Appeal
350 McAllister Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Phone: 415-865-7300

E-mail: First.District@jud.ca.gov

The California Courts are dedicated to ensuring that all qualified individuals with disabilities have equal and full access to the judicial system.  
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