The Superior Court of San Francisco has mandated eFiling in civil and probate trust cases.

File & ServeXpress is the Court’s selected electronic filing portal.

eFiling is mandatory in all General Civil case types except limited unlawful detainer and small claims cases. In addition to the general civil cases, File & ServeXpress exclusively hosts the Court’s asbestos, complex and probate trust and estates cases.

Choose the leader in eFiling and eService. With more than 28,000 users in over 4,500 registered California law firms, we’re the all-in-one solution for eFiling & eService.

PLEASE NOTE: You are required by San Francisco Superior Court (Local Rule 2:11O) to eServe all eFiled documents. To comply, simply select the eServe option directly you have eFiled on our system – it’s that simple!

Download the General Civil Welcome Kit and start eFiling today!

Features At-A-Glance

eFile 24x7

With the convenience of File & ServeXpress you can meet filing deadlines without leaving your desk. You can even schedule a filing for the future with the click of a mouse.

eServe Opposing Counsel

Online Service Lists make it quick and easy to serve opposing counsel electronically. Plus, you receive instant proof of delivery and an online tracking status.

Receive immediate proof of delivery

Eliminate uncertainty and lag time when you file and serve. Our proactive alerts immediately let you know precisely when, how, and to whom your documents were delivered.

Lower your costs today

Our low fees start at $7 to eFile and $8 to eServe. It’s the smart way to increase your firm’s bottom line by reducing costs, increasing efficiency and improving productivity

File & Serve anytime with no rush fees.

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

Free document access in your cases.

Access your case documents, including court orders, service lists, proof of service, and filing receipts 24 x 7, via a secure, password-protected Internet connection.

How To Get Started


Available Case Types

The following case types are available for eFiling with File & ServeXpress.

Mandatory Case Types

The following case types are currently mandated for eFiling in the San Francisco Superior Court.

  • Asbestos
  • Complex Litigation
  • Probate Trust
  • Probate Estates
  • General Civil (Except Limited Unlawful Detainer and Small Claims Cases)
  • Misdemeanor Appeals

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.