This week: Courts continue to adjust their schedules in response to fiscal challenges. Yolo County appoints a new Presiding Judge.
No scanner? No problem. Use these common phone applications to convert printed documents into digital PDFS to get them ready to eFile.
The California Judicial Council has issued 12 Emergency Rules setting out how the court’s will operate during the COVID-19 pandemic. Several touch on civil litigation.
First published on April 6, 2017. Updated on December 20, 2018. For the latest on what’s happening LA visit: https://www.onelegal.com/blog/whats-happening-with-la-efiling-an-update/ Los Angeles Superior Court has launched its long-awaited electronic court filing system, starting with eFiling in Probate cases in May 2017 and extending to further case areas over the next 18 months. […]
Beginning at 12.01 AM PT on Saturday, October 21, we’re performing important infrastructure upgrades to One Legal. This planned work will be completed during the weekend with One Legal available again, as normal, on Monday. Details about the upgrade As One Legal expands to offer additional services in new states […]
At One Legal we have a team constantly working to enhance our services and ensure that we continue to provide the highest quality court filing and process service experience that is available. In this series of updates, we’ll be sharing what’s new and improved on One Legal. Estimated fees and […]
Last week, One Legal joined dozens of other innovative tech companies and hundreds of legal professionals from around the world at the 2017 Legalweek West conference. We gathered in the heart of San Francisco, the host city for this event for the past three years. From our booth #504, we […]
eFiling and eService are rapidly replacing the old way of doing things in local courts across the U.S. In Texas, for instance, almost every one of the state’s 260 local courts will soon require electronic filing (and therefore also eService) and in California, more and more courts are moving online […]
If you’re using One Legal to eFile court documents in California, you’ll appreciate four new features we’ve recently added that make eFiling even better! These latest enhancements are part of our commitment to you to develop our services continually. We love it when you share your feedback with us, and […]
Encryption is one of those topics that sounds so fiendishly complex that most legal professionals don’t want to touch it with a ten-foot pole. The thing is, it only sounds complicated. In fact, enabling encryption is quick and simple. So simple, in fact, that some legal tech writers think it’s […]
How many times have you clicked send on an email only to realize a few seconds later that you’ve accidently emailed the wrong person, sent a snarky comment to an entire list of people, or left an embarrassing typo in the first line? I don’t mind confessing to a couple […]
The advent of electronic court filing means that knowing your way around PDF editing software, like Adobe Acrobat, is no longer an optional skill. That’s because all states that introduce eFiling have ruled that only PDF documents will be accepted. The good news is creating PDFs is simple — you can save directly […]
Habits of a lifetime are hard to break. One such habit in the legal profession has been to paginate certain prefatory sections of court filings using Roman numerals. It’s what we’ve always done. Well, as with so many other long-term law office habits, the introduction of electronic court filing means that this […]
Receiving notification that your court filing has been rejected by the clerks can be seriously frustrating. In terms of time, cost, and risk to your professional reputation we’re sure it’s an annoyance you could do without. It happens, though. And, as the courts in more and more states move to […]
There’s a lot of information out there about how to protect yourself against cybercrime. It’s of varying degrees of quality, however. Much of it is also only of partial relevance to the legal profession. In other words, getting to the information you need can be tough. That’s why we’ve written […]
It’s generally accepted that good legal writing is concise writing. It’s not always easy, though. It’s especially difficult in the legal field, where simplicity can get lost in an ocean of impenetrable jargon, superfluous triplicate phrases, and never-ending sentences. The result is often writing that’s hard work to read or […]