If you use the Electronic Submission you are required by law to complete the following process:


After you have finished answering the online interview questions,

  • Print your document
  • Sign And Date the printed copy of your document and keep it in a safe place
  • Bring Your Signed Document to the first hearing on your case and be prepared to show it to the judge and the other party

Always keep this document in a safe place, because you must produce it any time the court or the other party requests it.

If you have additional information to provide to the court, such as text messages, pictures, etc. please email them with your name and contact information to dv@contracosta.courts.ca.gov.

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