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Civil Division


The court has implemented policies and procedure to address the limitations and restrictions presented during the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the fluid nature of this crisis, you are encouraged to frequently check the court’s main COVID-19 Civil website as well as the Tentative Ruling page for specific department instructions.

Civil Cases

Limited Civil Case

If the amount of the dispute is $25,000.00 or less, the action is a limited civil case.

Unlimited Civil Case

If the amount of the dispute is over $25,000 or does not involve money, the matter is an unlimited civil case. A complex civil case is an action that requires exceptional judicial management as defined in Rule 3.400 of the California Rules of Court.


The court has ordered that certain documents must be electronically filed. For more information, click here.

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