These steps take you through the process of starting a brand new case, and shows you how to electronically serve your documents on parties and / or attorneys in the case through the use of service contacts. Once your new case filing is submitted, you will receive email notifications from the court on the status of your filing.
Category: Electronic Filing
Learn how to exhibits along with your pleadings by combining pleadings & exhibits in a single PDF document, using the “Attachment to Previous” document type, and/or using the “Exhibit” document type.
When you initiate a new case or file on an existing case, you have the choice of adding optional services for the document(s) you are filing. This can be for extra fees or services like the court reporter fee or first paper fee, or for extra things like ordering certified copies.
For many people, electronic filing can be an overwhelming experience; whether this is your first time filing, your secretary is sick and you need to get a filing to the court ASAP, or you just aren’t sure where to start. This article will take you through some of our most asked questions to help you file quicker and easier.
When initiating a case or filing on an existing case, you will have the opportunity to add service contacts to receive electronic service notifications. You will also have the option to add email addresses of anyone you’d like to receive courtesy copy emails.
The file stamped copies serve as what would have been conformed copies when filing in paper. After you have uploaded your documents, and submitted your filing. The court will process your submission.
For orders or anything that needs a signature from the courts, the following process will apply.
If you are using a fillable PDF, you must lock or “flatten” the PDF document after completing the form fields. This ensures the document can be viewed on all devices, and prevents others from manipulating or editing the information.
One of the reasons many attorneys have their filings rejected is due to not adding the Court Reporter Fee.
If you qualify for a waiver of fees for your case, you will need to create a Waiver Payment Account to use as your payment method. Once you do that, anytime you file on that case, you can select it to indicate to the court the filing fees should be waived.