Catch answers to questions on eFiling and eService in California after our recent webinar.
How does eService compare to traditional service of process? Does Emergency Rule 12 factor in? What are the differences between electronic and physical service?
Questions about eService? At last month’s webinar Service of Process 101: Personal service, eService & more, you asked some great ones. Now we’re sharing the top, most frequently asked questions about eService along with their answers.
How does electronic service work when electronically filing court documents in Los Angeles? Get started on the rules and requirements of California eService.
As many of you may know, there are two cycles related to amendments to California statutes and local rule updates for each year: January 1 and July 1. At these times each year, California Rules of Court are subject to change, as well as court rules at a county level, […]
California court rules define eService as “service of a document, on a party or other person, by electronic transmission or electronic notification.” Pretty straightforward: the other parties receive digital documents rather than physical ones. Most states and counties that have implemented electronic court filing for legal documents, like Illinois, Indiana, […]
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 […]
We’ve made a major update to CaseLink, our tool for managing electronic service of process in complex, multi-party litigation. You told us you valued CaseLink’s managed eService list but that its user interface was slow and difficult to navigate. We’ve heard your feedback. This change brings a visual redesign, swifter […]
With more and more courts requiring that court documents to be filed electronically, most papers are being created, delivered, and read as PDFs. In order to aid the management and readability of electronic documents, the courts have put in place several rules and requirements for the formatting and structure of […]
The fact is that eFiling is rapidly becoming a reality in state courts through the US, including California’s superior courts. Right now in California, eFiling is available in 15 courts but during 2017 it’s very likely that more than half of all of the state’s county-level courts, including massive cities […]
Electronically sharing subsequent documents in litigation is fast, simple, and reliable. However, it isn’t as widely used as it perhaps ought to be, even despite the increasingly spread of tech solutions to other parts of the law office. What is eService all about and how can your firm benefit from […]
How technologically competent are you? An odd question, you might think. However, it’s one that you’re going to have to ask yourself more often as technological competence is becoming an increasingly important factor in deciding whether you as a lawyer can take on a case. That’s because, four years ago […]
Moving to a completely paperless law office might seem like an insurmountable task. Look around now and you’ll likely see paper everywhere: case notes, client letters, filings for the court, documents to be shared with other parties, and more. It doesn’t need to be this way. You’re possibly thinking, “what’s […]
Have you ever wanted to eServe your documents but worried that you might not be doing it correctly? eService can be much more efficient and save you time and money, but it is imperative that you comply with the California Rules of Court. Many people don’t know that you can […]
San Diego County Superior Court has revised its Civil eFiling requirements. All requirements are effective as of June 30, 2014. Here are five updates that you should be aware of: #1 North County Division is open for eFiling for non-mandated civil cases if the case has been first initiated on […]
On May 20, 2014, San Diego Superior Court announced that effective June 30, 2014 it will initiate eFiling in its North County Civil Division. Documents may be filed electronically in North County Civil cases where either: (1) the case is first initiated on or after June 30, 2014; or (2) the […]