FAMILY CLERK’S OFFICE IS NOW ACCEPTING STIPULATION AND ORDERS VIA E-FILE:

The Santa Clara Family Clerk’s Office is now accepting Stipulation and Orders via E-File.  If your document is submitted via e-file, please do not send the original Stipulation and Order to the Court.  The Stipulation and Order will be accepted unfiled, forwarded to the Judicial Officer for signature, and E-served back, with a signature and filed stamp, to the attorney/self-represented litigant’s email address listed on the document.

Please take note of the following to help minimize rejections:

  • Stipulation and Orders already signed by the Judicial Officer must be submitted for filing in paper form to the Family Clerk’s Office for filing.
  • To ensure that your filing is routed to the correct queue, please be sure to select one of the following codes:
    • Stipulation & Order – $20.00
    • Stipulation & Order – No Fee (NOTE:  For filings that require the first appearance fee, please use this code then select the option fee of $435.00)
    • Stipulation & Order Appointment of Temporary Judge – $20.00
    • Stipulation and Appointment of Official Reporter Pro Tempore
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