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Essential Forms

Our solution for easily and efficiently completing, California Judicial Council Forms and eFiling in Los Angeles, Orange, and San Francisco counties.

Essential Forms Update FAQ’s

Forms Open Completely Blank Or Data Jumbled - Database Corruption
You are about to create the following blank database <file name> do you wish to proceed "yes" or "cancel"?
Program Files Downloader.exe/Server/Essential Publishers/Data- “The Parameter Is Incorrect”
Getting The Error Message Opening A Saved Form: “Failed To Unlock The Save Form Record. Record Locked By Another User, “Ok”’.
Program Stuck In Packing Databases
“Invalid Class Type Cast”: Error When Saving A Form
Error -60
Codebase Error -64, Could Not Find <Path> File <Name>
Codebase Error 630 Optimization File Flashing Failure When Saving Forms
Codebase Error -61, Permissions
CBDBENG.DLL is Missing Error When Launching Program
CodeBase Error -1, Invalid or Unknown Error Code
Codebase Error -330, "Tag Name Not Found"
Error -310 Occurred While Attempting To Open <Data Path>
Does the program have an automatic backup routine built in? What should I back up?
Codebase Error -200 File Is Not A Data File
Codebase Error -30: Determining File Length Database: ..\Forms.dbf
Codebase Error -50, -70 and -120 Writing To File/Reading File External Exception C000006 Bookmark Not Exist
Program Opens Minimized
Maximum Users Message
Catastrophic Failure Running JC Update
Form [Name] Was Not Found In The Formlist Database or Dunzip encountered an error [Number] retrieving the form from the module name. ZIW file
Codebase Error -50, -70, -120 Writing To File/Reading File
Lost Saved Courts And Firm Data
Error # 2, Could Not Find The File Formnote.dbt
Checking Data Integrity
External Exception: CL Is Not A Valid Integer
You Are Attempting To Launch Essential Forms with an Out of Date Updater Component
Failed To Save As PDF- Failed To Save As Postscript File
Setup has detected the registered program or data directory doesn't exist or isn't available at the moment
Unable to uninstall or reinstall Essential Forms program
Ikernel.exe error installing JC Update on a Mac in Parallels
"Access is Denied" error installing JC Update
Program never opens hangs initializing or stuck packing databases
Nothing to Export Error- Renaming and Exporting Client(s)/Matter(s)
Packing And Reindexing Databases- Program Won’t Open
Failed To Flush Cached Data Into The File Clients.dbf. Error(1450): Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service
"CBDBeng.dll is missing" error when launching program or "Access violation at address..../CBDBeng.dll"
Essential Forms Will Not Open- Safe Mode with Networking Instructions
Database Corruption- Cause/Explanation and Backing Up Data Regularly
Lost or Missing Client/Matter
Database Corruption- Restore Options
Corrupted Database Blank Forms or Jumbled Data- Repair/Resolution
Codebase error -1110: Memo File Corrupt Database: \\server...\Forms.dbf
Saved form(s) missing or not showing
Codebase Error -80 Removing File Application Error
Codebase Error -930, Unexpected Parameter
Why am I receiving "Maintenance Is Being Performed On The Essential Forms Dataset" error message?
Losing Saved Form Data In Certain Fields
When I double-click on the Essential Forms shortcut I get a message, "You are about to run a program from an unknown publisher"?
Strange Characters Or A Backwards Letter P Within Checkboxes
Getting Windows Restricted Area Message
Error Installing Ikernel.exe
Running Database Tools- Packing and Reindexing Databases
An update for Essential Forms is ready to install. Please restart Essential Forms to install the update.
Matters Not Accessible Under Client
Error: Failed to flush cached data into the file Clients.dbf. Error(1784): The supplied user buffer is not valid for the requested operation.
Save as PDF Greyed
Constant “updates are ready” notification even though the updates have been installed