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Merced County - Civil

General Information 
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, MasterCard and Discover. 
  • Court is not integrated - Case data will not be provided for existing cases.
  • Attachments are not allowed.
  • Multiple lead documents are allowed.
Initial Filings
  • Original Petitions - all parties should be listed
  • The addresses of the plaintiff(s) and/or defendants are not required, in most cases.
  • Copies of citations cannot be requested under additional court services. 
Subsequent Filings
  • Proposed orders should be filed as a lead document.
  • Motions should be filed as a lead documents. 
  • Documents not needing a file stamp should not have a cover letter as the lead document. 
Due to the Case Management System (CMS) is not fully integrated into the State eFiling system. When making a subsequent filing into an existing case, all case information will have to be manually typed out by the filer. 

Be sure to have:
  1. Jurisdiction of case
  2. Case number 
  3. Case Category
  4. Case Type 
  5. Case Parties 
All information will need to be entered before proceeding with eFiling into the case. Ensure that the information you enter is exactly the same as what you see on court documents.

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