Electronic Filing / Submissions

E-Filing Technical Difficulties

The Court is experiencing technical difficulties with its electronic filing system and has been unable to process filings submitted June 13, 2019. TrueFiling has not been affected and filers should continue to file their documents through TrueFiling as per usual.

e-File Documents

Pursuant to California Rules of Court, Rule 8.70 and California Supreme Court Rules Regarding Electronic Filing, filings for certain documents in civil and criminal proceedings and matters arising from a judgment of death can be made through the court's electronic filing system (TrueFiling).

Notwithstanding the requirements set forth in California Rules of Court, Rule 8.500(f)(1), submission of a petition for review through TrueFiling that is accepted for filing by the Supreme Court constitutes service of the petition on the Court of Appeal.


Please be advised that beginning July 10, 2017, the California Supreme Court will accept selected documents for filing through the court’s electronic filing system (TrueFiling).  E-filing will be voluntary beginning July 10, 2017, and mandatory on September 1, 2017.
Electronic submission is the submission of an electronic copy of a document to the reviewing court. Briefs or writs submitted electronically are not a substitute for, but an addition to, the required paper filings which constitute the official court record.