How much does it cost to E-file in California?

Through the use of tax preparation software that has been given approval by the appropriate tax authority, tax returns can be electronically filed. E-filing has grown in popularity over the past several years due to how convenient and effective it is. Using electronic filing, according to the IRS, expedites tax refunds and reduces delays.

Whether you are looking for assisted e-filing in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern County, Riverside, San Bernardino, Sacramento, professional services law firms can take care of the necessary assisted e-filling for you. The taxpayers are exempt from having to go before a tax inspectorate. A taxpayer office can send practically any type of information at any time of day. Tax returns and accounting paperwork can be sent electronically without having to be duplicated on paper.

Error rates are significantly decreased using e-filing software. The software enables automated tax and accounting reporting verification, more accurate data processing, and standard reporting. When filing electronically, the taxpayer can request an official statement (output printing on tax) from the tax authorities attesting to their compliance. The tax authority also transmits such data via an authorised operator in a secure format.

Fees vary by state and by court location, and in California where we mainly operate, it is – Per Envelope: $3.50 – $5.00, depending on the county. Mail Services tend to cost about $5.00/each. The courts now face a new challenge as a result of the adoption of electronic filing: automating the collection of court filing fees (both those required by state court rules and local court regulations).

When data from a return is transmitted directly to the tax authority’s computers through electronic filing, input errors are considerably reduced, saving both time and money. According to the IRS, using tax preparation software to file electronically reduces math errors and missing entries made by taxpayers. If there are no problems with their tax return, most taxpayers who e-file and give direct deposit information can anticipate receiving any due refund within 21 days.

The usage of credit cards during E-filing California tax return, E-filing in Los Angeles California, e-file in orange county or e-file in San Diego is the most accessible solution for this. As a result, Tyler Technologies, the provider of the court’s EFM software, collects court filing costs through their Tyler Online Payment Gateway (TOGA). They then deliver the funds to the court. Yet, credit card companies charge the courts a transaction fee when accepting credit cards. The E-File California court charges filers their own Court Convenience Fee because it is unwilling to risk losing that money. The fee is added to the credit card transaction, and the amount varies from state to state.

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What is a California ( EFSP ) Electronic Filing Service Provider

What is a California Electronic Filing Service Provider or EFSP

An electronic filing service provider (EFSP) is a third party that provides an online service portal to allow you to file your court documents and acts as an intermediary between you the user, and the E-filing Manager or EFM which in its own right, acts as an intermediary system between the EFSP and the Courts. The EFM takes in filings from the EFSP and processes them for the courthouse clerks to view. Each EFSP offers a variety of different additional services and you should evaluate which provider meets your legal service needs. Once you register with an Electronic Filing Service Provider, such as countrywideprocess.com you can file into any California e-filing court.

Countrywide Process is the most sensical EFSP choice for filing your documents online, quickly and easily, in counties such as Alameda, Butte, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, Mendocino, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Orange, Placer, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Tulare, Yolo, Yuba and growing.

Countrywide offers (2) two ways to e-File your documents:

E-Mail & E-Filing Portal:

With the variety of methods, restrictions, and time constraints put on eFiling, it can be a daunting and time-consuming task for many busy firms and individuals. Lots of clients still prefer to email their filings and let us do the heavy lifting. It is estimated that the time to eFile a document is on average, 15 to 30 minutes – multiplied by the number of filings each team member handles per day, month and year, and the ‘cost to e-file’ in-house, increases dramatically. Choose the Done For You service and email your documents to cw*******@gm***.com which we file on your behalf or choose to e-File them yourself.

    • Alameda Superior Court e-filing
    • Butte Superior Court e-filing
    • Calaveras Superior Court e-filing
    • Contra Costa Superior Court e-filing
    • Fresno Superior Court e-filing
    • Imperial Superior Court e-filing
    • Kern Superior Court e-filing
    • Kings Superior Court e-filing
    • Los Angeles Superior Court e-filing
    • Mendocino Superior Court e-filing
    • Merced Superior Court e-filing
    • Monterey Superior Court e-filing
    • Napa Superior Court e-filing
    • Orange Superior Court e-filing
    • Napa Superior Court e-filing
    • Riverside Superior Court e-filing
    • San Diego Superior Court e-filing
    • San Francisco Superior Court e-filing
    • San Luis Obispo Superior Court e-filing
    • San Mateo Superior Court e-filing
    • Santa Barbara Superior Court e-filing
    • Santa Clara Superior Court e-filing
    • Santa Cruz Superior Court e-filing
    • Sonoma Superior Court e-filing
    • Stanislaus Superior Court e-filing
    • Sutter Superior Court e-filing
    • Tehama Superior Court e-filing
    • Tulare Superior Court e-filing
    • Yolo Superior Court e-filing
    • Yuba Superior Court e-filing
  1. Client-oriented features:
    • Online Order Status Tracking
    • Online Access to Filed Copies
    • File & Serve in a Single Order

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455 N. Moss St., Suite 130
Burbank, CA 91502
Email: cw*******@gm***.com
Phone: 888.962.9696

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How to Record a “Notice of Pendency of Action”, or “Notice of Lis Pendens” in California

You’ve come to the right place to eRecord your Lis Pendens



Prepare Your Document

Prepare the Summons and Complaint along with, Case Information Sheet ( Addendum in some courts ), Civil Case Cover Sheet, and Notice of Pendency of Action.

File your documents with the Court

File with the Court the Complaint along with Summons, Case Information Sheet, and Civil Case Cover Sheet.

Get a Judge’s approval

To expedite the process, file an “Ex Parte” (no notice to the other side) motion for approval of the Notice. Essentially, you are asking the Judge to approve the document on short notice. Local court procedures do vary, but generally, you first request a  hearing with the court to present your motion to the Judge, and once set, bring your documents along to the hearing. If the Judge does not approve your document, you may need to amend the complaint or hire a real estate attorney.

Serve the Notice

The Notice must be served by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested prior to recording to, the defendant(s) at all available addresses, all known owners of record of the real property, and all to whom the real property claim is adverse. (Code of Civil Procedure 405.22). A Proof of Service will need to be prepared showing proper service (Code of Civil Procedure 405.23)

Record the Notice of Lis Pendens

The complete Original Notice of Lis Pendens, along with the court order approving the Notice, and a Proof of Service by certified mail of the Notice, Needs to be recorded by the County Recorders office. The fastest method of recording is still electronically. Once you have filed with the Recorder, you must file a copy of the Notice with the Court.

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With the currently implemented mandatory e-filing of documents related to family law cases, litigants have been on the lookout for trustworthy e-filing services. There are a number of legal service providers who are offering e-filing services. Countrywide Process has always kept up with technology in order to be able to offer the best legal e-filing services in California.

Countrywide Process makes e-filing easy and convenient for their clients. One can now get documents filed online easily without any hassle. Countrywide Process also offers two convenient processes to get your documents filed online. Simply email your filings or visit their e-filing portals. Countrywide Process offers these services in counties such as Fresno, Alameda, Los Angeles, Napa, San Diego, Santa Clara, Santa Barbara, and various other counties in California.

Get real-time status of your orders and more with hassle-free and expert e-filing services from Countrywide Process.

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CA Filing Fee Schedule – Increases per AB 330


Effective January 1, 2020

As a result of the enactment of AB 330, various court filing fees pursuant to Government code 70626 (a)
and (b) have been increased effective of Jan. 1, 2020.
The following fees will increase from $25 to $40 pursuant to Government code 70626 (a):
1. Issuing writ of attachment, writ of mandate, writ of execution, writ of sale, writ of possession,
writ of prohibition, writ of restitution, or any other writ for enforcement of an order or judgment
2. Issuing abstract of judgment
3. Certificate of satisfaction of judgment (CCP 724.100)
4. Writ of execution
5. Abstract of judgment
6. Certifying a copy of paper, record, or proceeding on file
7. Certificate for which fee is not otherwise fixed; includes lis pendens
8. Taking affidavit, except in criminal case or adoption proceedings
9. Acknowledgment of deed or other instrument
10. Recording or registering license or issuing certificate in connection with a license, required by
law, for which charge is not otherwise prescribed
The following fees will increase from $30 to $45 pursuant to Government code 70626 (b)
1. Abstract of judgment rendered from another court
2. Issuing commission to take deposition out of state under CCP 2026.010
3. Filing and entering award under Workers’ Compensation Act
4. Application for subpoena for discovery in out-of-state case (CCP 2029.300)
5. Confession of judgment (CCP 1134)
6. Renewal of judgment (CCP 683.150)
7. Issuing an order of sale
8. Affidavit procedure for real property of small value under Prob.C 13201
9. Appeal from determination of dangerous or vicious dog (F&A 31622)
10. Filing affidavit of publication of notice of dissolution of partnership
11. Filing and indexing papers for which a charge is not provided elsewhere


California Judicial Council Statewide Fee Schedule

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E-filing coming soon to Sonoma County Superior Court!

Please be advised that the Sonoma County Superior Court of California will be hosting an eFiling educational program on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, from 11:30am – 1:00pm PST and is inviting vendors to attend. The event is located at the Sonoma County Law Library at 2604 Ventura Avenue, Santa Rosa, California 95403.

The goal of this program is to educate and prepare attorneys on the new eFiling system. The presentation will cover a basic overview of the eFiling system, an introduction to ESFPs, and how to select an ESFP that suits attorneys’ needs. Attorneys who attend will have an opportunity to meet with vendors to ask questions related to costs, technical support and training. Please see the Sonoma County Superior Court page for additional information.

If you plan on attending, please email e-FileSonoma@sonomacourt.org.

If you have further questions or would like to speak with a member of our team, please call (323) 425-8097.

Thank You,

The Countrywide Process Team

Countrywide Process, LLC.
5437 Laurel Canyon Blvd. Suite 112
Valley Village, CA. 91607
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E-Filing available in these California Counties

We are a certified (EFSP), an Electronic Filing Service Provider, which means you can rest assured and eFile with peace of mind into all California Counties which offer permissive and mandatory eFiling. Our system was designed by listening to the needs of legal professionals in order to make eFiling and eService tasks easy to use. We are compliant with all current eFiling standards and offer our services at some of the lowest rates in the industry. Our system enables attorneys, legal professional and individuals to easily place orders, manage cases and corresponding documents, retrieve Proofs of Service and Conformed Copies from the comfort of home or office 24 hours a day 7 days a week with ease and all from a Desktop or Mobile Device. Create an account today and start placing orders in minutes for as low as $7.95.
We provide eFiling services in the following counties in California:
  • Alameda Superior Court
  • Butte Superior Court
  • Calaveras Superior Court
  • Fresno Superior Court
  • Kern Superior Court
  • Kings Superior Court
  • Los Angeles Superior Court
  • Merced Superior Court
  • Monterey Superior Court
  • Napa Superior Court
  • Orange Superior Court
  • San Diego Superior Court
  • San Luis Obispo Superior Court
  • San Mateo Superior Court
  • Santa Barbara Superior Court
  • Santa Clara Superior Court
  • Santa Cruz Superior Court
  • Stanislaus Superior Court
  • Sutter Superior Court
  • Yuba Superior Court
  • More on the way

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efile court documents anytime, anywhere

Countrywide Process allows users to easily submit new and subsequent court cases and e-file documents to a number of California courts anytime and anywhere — 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. E-filing of court documents significantly streamlines the filing process and provides benefits to both the filer and the court. Here is a list of participating counties.

Alameda Superior Court, Butte Superior Court, Calaveras Superior Court, Fresno Superior Court,
Kern Superior Court, Kings Superior Court, Los Angeles Superior Court, Merced Superior Court,
Monterey Superior Court, Napa Superior Court, Orange Superior Court, San Diego Superior Court,
San Luis Obispo Superior Court, Santa Barbara Superior Court, Santa Clara Superior Court,
Santa Cruz Superior Court, San Mateo Superior Court, Sutter Superior Court, Yuba Superior Court .

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