An illustrative guide to how electronic court filing works, complete with tips for filers to avoid rejection and optimize their process.
Part 2 of the series dispelling frequent myths about eFiling and eService. Maximize your court filing practices with the facts behind the misconceptions.
Who rejects your documents? Do judges still print? When will conformed copies get returned? Let’s demystify these myths about eFiling and eService.
How does your solo firm balance the practice of law with the business of law? Do you have all the tech tools you need to succeed?
It’s happened again. You go to send an important contract or confirm an agreement but somehow your eSignature won’t save on the document. To make matters worse, the document has signature lines for you and the partner in charge and
The Portable Document Format (PDF) has been around since the 1990s and has long been since considered the “gold standard” of document types, independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems. While some have believed the PDF to be “a
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You’ve painstakingly prepared your documents—double checking for all-too-common mistakes—and have carefully filed with the court using a certified EFSP. You sigh with relief, another filing = done. But wait. You open your inbox the next day to find a notification
When the conversation turns to digital files, a paperless office, and cloud-based storage, many lawyers vow to never give up their accordion files, manila folders, and post-it notes. But the paperless law firm is definitely the wave of the future
Across the country, attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals seek to stay up to date with what’s happening in the industry and how their profession is evolving by earning continued legal education credit (CLE). Whether you are required to keep
As eFiling becomes the best practice in more and more state courts across the country, professionals can hone their digital document preparation and electronic submission skills. Whether you’ve had two years of eFiling under your belt or are getting ready
While modern technology has certainly made life easier for legal professionals, it has also created a whole host of problems. Emails, instant messaging, social media, and web-based time-trackers are undeniably convenient. Each, however, carries a risk for costly tech mistakes
Has electronic court filing begun in your county yet? Federal Courts have long since mandated eFiling and state courts have slowly joined the march toward digital progress. Some states, like Indiana and Illinois, have implemented a statewide system for eFiling, while others, like
Despite the benefits of a more tech-savvy firm, not everyone in the office may be gung-ho to learn the necessary skills and make the various changes. A large law firm may ask the IT staff to champion the conversion to