Electronic Filing

Effective September 26, 2016, each of the divisions within the Fourth District Court of Appeal have successfully implemented Electronic Filing pursuant to Local Rule 5.

Notice: In order to reduce delay in electronic service, parties are requested to remove spam filtering for @jud.ca.gov.

Frequently Asked Questions

Fourth District Mandatory e-Filing

Pursuant to California Rules of Court, Rule 8.70 and Local Rule 5, all filings in Civil, Criminal, Juvenile and Original proceedings must be made through the Court's electronic filing system (TrueFiling). The forms can be found in the Forms & Rules page.
Pursuant to Local Rule 5 self-represented parties may, but are not required to register for electronic filing, but must comply with this rule and the requirements of TrueFiling if they elect to register.

Before submitting your documents, please note that bookmarking is required.  For formatting guidelines and resources, please review the following:

For Civil cases, filing your documents through e-Filing will satisfy the requirements for service on the Supreme Court under rule 8.212(c)(2).

File your documents
through TrueFiling

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