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FAX FILING IN CALIFORNIA
In California you may file your divorce by faxing the documents to the courthouse. Simply take the documents produced here, fax them to the courthouse and they will be returned after they are signed by the judge. Specific fax filing instructions will be provided when you finish answering the questions. No appearance in court will ever be necessary.
Specific, simple instructions regarding completing this process are provided by CompleteCase.com when you finish answering the questions here on line. You may also mail the documents or take them to the courthouse in person.
In order to file your divorce in a California court, you or your spouse must have lived in California for the last six months and in the county where you wish to file for the last three months. It is not necessary that both parties live in California.
The California forms produced by CompleteCase.com are the forms authorized by the California Judicial Council. All California courts are required to accept the Judicial Council forms.
California court filing fees are in addition to the cost of using CompleteCase.com. This cost may vary by county. Please check with your local courthouse to determine the exact amount.