Electronic Filing

Effective October 30, 2017, Pursuant to California Rules of Court, Rule 8.71, all filings must be made through the Court's electronic filing system (TrueFiling). Specific formatting requirements for electronic filing are required see: 2DCA Formatting Requirements and Guidelines

Second District Mandatory e-Filing

Frequently Asked Questions

Electronic filing is the filing of an electronic document in lieu of a paper original and any required paper copies with the reviewing court.

Attorneys are required to register with TrueFiling for both filing documents in the court and for receipt of documents issued by the court.

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 How to Prepare Electronic Filings section below:

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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