eFiling and electronic signatures: The basics

State courts across the United States (for example in California, Texas, and elsewhere) are rapidly implementing electronic filing systems to replace the older practice of filing at the court window. While the advantages of eFiling in terms of time and resources saved are substantial, it isn’t without its issues. One of the trickiest issues when…

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Important things to Know when eFiling in Texas

Almost one year ago, eFiling became mandatory for all civil case types in 10 Texas counties. Today, there are 109 counties and 290 courts utilizing the efiletexas.gov eFiling system. In just the first six months of the eFiling mandate, over 2 million filings were processed through the system! The Texas courts project that by January…

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Texas eFiling standards defined by state supreme court

Rejected eFilings are a source of frustration for many legal secretaries, paralegals and attorneys across Texas. The Texas Supreme Court has issued new standards for rejected filings from the courts.  In an article on Texas eFiling, posted on Mondaq.com by Tate Hemingson of Strasburger & Price, L.L.P., Hemingson describes the rejection frustration felt by many filers.  He goes…

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