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Election-Related Emergencies:

The court and clerk’s office are open on Election Day during normal court hours between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

Persons seeking urgent after-hours election-related court relief should telephone the Orange County Registrar of Voters Hotline at (714) 567-5197.

The Registrar of Voters, Bob Page, can advise the public if a solution is available without court intervention or provide information about how to request after-hours court relief.

The Voter Bill of Rights is available on the Secretary of State’s webpage at https://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voter-bill-rights/.

General voter information can be found on the website of the Orange County Registrar of Voters, Bob Page, at https://www.ocvote.com/vc/web/voting

eFiling for Probate / Mental Health

Effective, September 3, 2013, pursuant to section 1010.6 of the Code of Civil Procedure , rule 2.253 (b)(2) of the California Rules of Court , and Local Rule 601.01, all papers filed by attorneys in probate proceedings, other than the original documents specified below, must be filed electronically unless the Court rules otherwise. Self-represented parties are exempt from the mandatory electronic filing requirement, but are strongly encouraged to participate voluntarily in electronic filing and service.

Electronic filing in mental health cases is encouraged but is not required.

The following original documents may not be filed electronically:

  • Affidavit re: Real Property of Small Value;
  • Financial Documents submitted by Private Professional Conservator;
  • Subpoenaed documents;
  • Undertakings; and
  • Will/Codicils – originals for filing or safekeeping;

NOTE: In light of the pandemic related to COVID-19 and until further notice, electronic submission of bonds and letters will be allowed and require a signature (digital or otherwise). Letters without signatures will not be accepted. [Government Code section 68150 subdivision (c)].

Select one of the following court approved Electronic Filing Service Providers (listed alphabetically) to electronically file (eFile) your probate documents:

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