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Superior Court of California - County of San Diego: Family & Children: Family Law E-Filing
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Family Law E-Filing

Starting May 26th, 2020, San Diego Superior Court will open up eFiling for Family Law matters. Attorneys and the public will be able to file documents with the Court without physically coming into the courthouse.

Documents may be filed electronically in Family Law case actions for divorce, legal separation, annulment, parentage, child custody, visitation, support (child and spousal), and family related issues.

Click here for more information on exceptions to what can be eFiled.


Links to eFiling

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Court closure, there will be delays in the processing of eFiled and over-the-counter filings submitted during and after the closure. Filings that were submitted prior to the Court’s closure will be honored for the date they were received. Any items, received after the closure will be honored for the date the Court reopens.

Click Here to go to the Odyssey eFileCA website.


Online Help

Tyler Technologies offers the “Guide and File” on-line service that provides user-friendly forms preparation. Required forms can be prepared online by simply answering a series of interview questions. The option to print the forms, or eFile them, is offered at the completion of the interview.

The following Family interviews are now available:

  • Divorce, Legal Separation or Nullity – Initial Petition
  • Divorce, Legal Separation or Nullity – Amended Petition
  • Divorce, Legal Separation or Nullity – Response
  • Income & Expense Declaration
  • Notice of Change of Address or Oher Contact Information
  • Petition to Establish Parentage or Custody and Support
  • Proof of Service of Summons
  • Request for Order

By selecting the link below, you will be transferred from the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego’s website to an external website, maintained by Tyler Technologies, a private company.

Guide and File


Reference Materials

Refer to the Electronic Filing Requirements, and Frequently Asked Questions below for additional information.


Electronic Filing and Imaging General Order

Electronic Filing Requirements

Family Law eFiling FAQs










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