Washington, DC Superior Court

Welcome to eFiling & eService

The Washington DC Superior Court Launched eFiling in Mental Health and Paternity & Support on December 14, 2015.

The Washington D.C. Superior Court now allows eFiling in existing Mental Health and Paternity & support Case Initiations as of December 14, 2015 through CaseFileXpress, the electronic filing portal of the Court. eFiling will be mandatory in these case types beginning February 14, 2016.

To learn more read the Court's latest eFiling Order.

The Washington DC Superior Court Launched Case Initiation in Civil cases on May 4, 2015.

Features At-A-Glance

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With the convenience of CaseFileXpress you can meet filing deadlines without leaving your desk. You can even save a filing as a draft for review by others or to file in the future with the click of a mouse.

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eServe Opposing Counsel

Online Service Lists make it quick and easy to serve opposing counsel electronically.

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Receive immediate proof of delivery

Eliminate uncertainty and lag time when you file and serve. Our proactive notifications immediately let you know precisely when, how, and to whom your documents were delivered, when you have been served with documents, and the status of your filings (submitted, accepted, and/or rejected).

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Increase efficiency today

At $15 per eFiling and eService transaction (with an unlimited number of eServe recipients), CaseFileXpress is the smart way to increase your firm's bottom line by increasing efficiency and improving productivity.

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File & Serve anytime with no rush fees.

Avoid the hassles of courier rush fees. With CaseFileXpress there are never rush fees and filing and serving takes a matter of minutes.

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Free document access in your cases.

Access your case documents electronically served upon you or eFiled/eServed by you, including file stamped copies, eServed copies, and judge's orders 24x7, via a secure, password-protected Internet connection.

Mandatory Case Types

The following case types are currently mandated for eFiling in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia:

Civil & Tax Cases
  • Civil I Cases
  • Civil II Cases
Family Cases Mandatory as of Dec. 10, 2012
  • Abuse & Neglect
  • Domestic Relations
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Family Special Proceeding
  • Interstate Compact
  • Person in Need
  • Traffic
  • Termination of Parental Rights
Probate Cases with codes Mandatory as of Nov. 1, 2013
  • ADM (Large Decedents’ Estates),
  • SEB (Small Decedents’ Estates),
  • INT (Intervention Proceedings),
  • IDD (Interventions – Developmental Disability),
  • GDN (Guardianship of Minors’ Estates),
  • FEP (Foreign Decedents’ Estates),
  • FOI (Foreign Intervention Proceedings),
  • LIT (Major Litigation),
  • TRP (Trusts),
  • NRT (Notice of Revocable Trusts),
  • DIS (Disclaimers),
  • PBM (Probate Miscellaneous), and WIL (Wills);

Ready To Get Started?

Registering is easy. Simply provide a little information about your organization and add any users who will need to file and/or access documents in a case. Registration is free. There is no charge to set up an account or to add users.

Helping You Every Step of The Way.

Have a Question? Get in touch with one of our eFiling specialists to help jumpstart your process.