Court Filing

Need a document filed Over-the-Counter?

Not all documents are eFiled and require to be submitted Over-the-Counter.  Some judges mandate filings to be submitted directly in department.  DDS Legal In-Court experts will handle all by-hand requirements and troubleshoot immediately for any court issue, even an eFiling.



Civil documents not eFiled (varies by county):

  • Bench Warrants
  • Subpoenaed documents
  • Labor Commissioner deposit of cash or check
  • Bonds
  • Undertakings

Probate/Mental Health documents not eFiled (varies by county):

  • Affidavit re: Real Property of Small Value
  • Bonds
  • Financial Documents submitted by Private Professional Conservator
  • Letters (probate, guardianship, conservatorship)
  • Original Trust Documents
  • Peremptory Challenges or Challenges for Case of a Judicial Officer
  • Subpoenaed documents
  • Trial and Hearing Exhibits
  • Undertakings
  • Wills and Codicils

Issued documents to enforce Judgments (Writs, Abstracts of Judgment, and Liens) also require submission by hand, over-the-counter, to County-Clerk, see County-Clerk Recording.