OLD e-Filing Instructions (Second Appellate District)

Name your document using the naming convention below. Please no spaces and no periods:
Case-Number_Abbreviation-of-Document-Title_Filing-Party

For example:
B123456_SUB_Doe
B123456_REQ_StateFarmIns

Abbreviations that are to be used for naming your documents:

Application/Stipulation for Extension of Time REX
Certificate of Interested Entities or Persons CIP
Change of Address CHA
Civil Case Information Statement CIS
Motions MOT
Notice of Settlement NOS
Request for Dismissal REQ
Response to Calendar Notice RCN
Response to Wende Brief WBR
Substitution/Association of Attorney SUB
Stipulation for Extension of Time SET

Documents must be:

  • A single, text-searchable PDF file. Please note that scanned images are NOT text-searchable.
  • Unlocked (i.e., no passwords or saving as a PDF/A)
  • No more than 5 MB in size
  • An exact duplicate of the paper copy.

Working with PDFs


See also Cal. Rules of Court, rules 8.70 to 8.79

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