Yakima County District Court accepts electronic filings for the following case types: Civil Suits, Small Claims and Vehicle Impounds. To electronically file you must have an account with TrueFiling. You can sign up on the TrueFiling website: TrueFiling
You can submit new cases and documents on existing cases that were initiated after July 26, 2016. Please note, we will not accept documents filed on a case that was initiated prior to July 26, 2016 in TrueFiling. You must submit those documents in paper format.
Electronic Filing - Costs and Fees
No Convenience Fees
There is no cost to the filer to submit electronic filings through the TrueFiling website. You will be required to pay any statutory filing fees associated with your filing.
Credit Card Processing Fees
If you choose to pay with a credit card through TrueFiling there is a processing fee of 2.85% of the statutory filing fee plus .35 cents.
Pay at Court
If you want to avoid paying the processing fees, you can choose the pay at court option. If you choose this option, you must remit payment to the Court within 48 hours of your filing submission excluding weekends and holidays if you are in Yakima County. If you are outside of Yakima County, you must remit payment to the court within 96 hours of your filing submission excluding weekends and holidays.
TrueFiling Training Resources
There are a variety of TrueFiling training resources available including quick start guides, user guides and video tutorials here: TrueFiling Resources