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These recommendations are condensed from a memo sent out by the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County on the morning of Friday, June 29, 2018. We’ve also changed certain language to match the filing terminology
Electronic filing became mandatory for nearly all civil cases in the Circuit Court of Cook County at midnight on July 1, one minute after the old “OLIS” eFiling system was removed from the Clerk’s website. Under the new eFileIL system,
New eFiling courts, updates to our platform, and exciting opportunities for customers to refer colleagues to One Legal. Here are some of the things that happened over the last month: Customer referral program In April, One Legal announced a brand
One Legal is excited to introduce a new discount program in partnership with the Illinois Paralegal Association. Users who are active members of the IPA can apply for 10% off eFiling and eService and 15% off Concierge eFiling services for
One Legal is offering an eFiling discount to the Chicago legal community in partnership with the Chicago Bar Association. One Legal is excited to introduce a new discount program in partnership with the Chicago Bar Association (CBA). All active members of
Clerk Dorothy Brown joined a panel of Illinois certified eFiling service providers (EFSPs) Tuesday to answer questions about Cook County’s transition to mandatory eFiling—a process that must conclude by July 1 by order of the Illinois Supreme Court. “It’s something
You’ve probably heard by now that Illinois State Courts now require electronic filing of court documents almost without exception. As discussed in earlier posts, the courts are rather particular about the formatting of these electronic documents. Scanned PDFs are discouraged.
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?
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
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
Cook County will have six more months to prepare for mandatory electronic filing of civil cases, according to an Illinois Supreme Court order issued Friday. After filing a request for a one-year extension (PDF) to the state’s January 1 mandatory
In January 2016, the Illinois Supreme Court issued an order mandating that the state adopt electronic filing procedures for the vast majority of cases and document types. Since that time, the original order has been amended to provide greater detail
On July 1, 2017, Illinois enacted a plethora of revisions to the Supreme Court Rules. Among them were sweeping revisions to the procedures for effecting service of pleadings and other case documents. As one of the state’s certified Electronic Filing