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Public Notice:

Starting June 3rd, clerk hours will be expanding to 8:00 - 3:30

Electronic Filing

Criminal Filing

Privately retained attorneys filing into a criminal case, please click here.


The Superior Court of San Benito is now accepting electronically filed documents for Adoption, Civil, Family Law, Probate, and Small Claims cases. To start efiling, select an electronic filing service provider (EFSP). Each one of the EFSP's listed offer an array of additional services depending on your desired needs. The filer is solely responsible for redacting all documents that contain sensitive information (social security number, driver's license numbers, etc.) prior to being electronically filed with the court.

Basic eFiling Questions

For more information for your basic questions regarding eFiling.

Electronic filing of court documents occurs through an electronic filing service provider (EFSP). The filer must create an account and the eFiling system manages the documents and fees to and from the court. The filer will submit the documents to the EFSP for them to submit to the court. The court will then accept or reject the documents. The documents are then returned to the EFSP and to the filer through the EFSP’s electronic filing portal.

                • Adoptions

                • Civil

                • Family Law

                • Probate

                • Small Claims

Yes, you can choose any EFSP at any time.

Yes, self-represented parties are eligible to use the site for eFiling; however, it is not mandatory.

Yes, you can use your personal computer to submit filings with the EFSP's that are listed on this page.

You should save your document in a PDF format. However, some EFSP's will allow the filing of Word documents that will then be reformatted into a PDF document.

If you have a technical issue please contact your EFSP. If you have any other questions, please contact the court at (831) 636-4057.

Contact the court at (831)636-4057 as soon as you are aware of the error.

Yes, the Judicial Council forms are fillable and can be eFiled.

If you are unable to find the exact name for your document, please choose the name that best describes your filing and ensure the filing fee is correct before submitting your document. When filing your document, you can also write in the "comment" section additional information informing the court of the situation.

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