Sending a note to the court is a great way to give your filing a boost. Here are some possible messages to the court clerk and why it could help your case.
A court’s transition to electronic court filing can be time-consuming and confusing. But the benefits of the new approach are worth it! If you and your firm have been busy preparing for eFiling for the past months (or years) then
Whether you’ve attained eFiling guru status or you’re still an eFiling novice, you could find yourself smack dab in the middle of a transaction and suddenly realize there’s a problem. Your heart rate quickens and your adrenaline pumps as you
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
***Update 4/10/18: The date and price of this event have been changed by Cook County. These changes are reflected below.*** One Legal’s Alex Braun will join Chicago Daily Law Bulletin editor Marc Karlinsky and Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown to
March has ended, April is here. And wow did we have a busy and fun month, full of informative trainings, updates to the platform, and new eFiling courts. Here are some of the things that happened over the last month:
Anytime there are two governing bodies declaring different rules, things can get complicated. California recently updated its statute to state that documents submitted between 12:00 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. are to be considered filed on that same business day. While
While some states make the plunge into electronic court filing all together and all at once, the state of California has opted to let each county decide if and how and when its courts will make the transition. As of
Hello San Mateo County! Many may remember an experimental eFiling endeavor several years ago when courts allowed documents to be eFiled. While that program was later rescinded, San Mateo County is now rejoining 18 other California court systems to permit electronic
By now, most legal professionals in Illinois are familiar with the eFiling requirements imposed by state courts. But do you really know the mechanics of eFiling? For example, do you know when scanned documents are allowed and when they’re not?
Hello Santa Clara County! Legal professionals in Santa Clara County have already been electronically filing court documents in several case types over the last couple of years. Effective February 13, 2018, it will become mandatory to eFile documents for General
As Illinois State Courts make the shift to electronic filing of virtually all civil court documents, many legal professionals have expressed concern about the signatures accompanying such documents. Prior to the electronic age, the law almost uniformly required original signatures
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
Since the 2017 Illinois Supreme Court mandated electronic court filing in civil cases, the vision of “statewide online remote access system” is well on its way. And while these changes certainly add a level of convenience for lawyers, litigants, and