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California

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

  • Enabled Case Types
    • General Civil – Designated Cases (Courier Service)
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 2:30 pm PT for all same day general civil case filings. 
    • Signature requirements: All original filings must contain a handwritten signature.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with File & ServeXpress charges.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
  • Special Instructions
  • Website: http://www.cc-courts.org/
    • Enabled Case Types
      • Select Complex Civil Litigation
    • Rules and Orders
    • E-filing and E-service procedures
      • Filing deadline: 5:00pm PST.
      • Signature requirements: Typographical.
      • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with File & ServeXpress charges.
      • New case filing accepted electronically: No.
      • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
      • Service deadline: 5:00 pm PST.
      • Signature requirements: Typographical.
      • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by File & ServeXpress via U.S. Mail.
      • File & ServeXpress has a feature that allows for confidential, online exchange of documents with other parties. If you wish to utilize this feature please choose the Serve Only – Private option when submitting your documents.
    • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • General Civil – Designated Cases (Courier Service)
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 2:30 pm PT for all same day general civil case filings. 
    • Signature requirements: All original filings must contain a handwritten signature.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with File & ServeXpress charges.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • General Civil – Designated Cases (Courier Service)
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 2:30 pm PT for all same day general civil case filings. 
    • Signature requirements: All original filings must contain a handwritten signature.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with File & ServeXpress charges.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • General Civil – Designated Cases (Courier Service)
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 2:30 pm PT for all same day general civil case filings. 
    • Signature requirements: All original filings must contain a handwritten signature.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with File & ServeXpress charges.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
    • Please include the courthouse for filing in the “Note to Clerk” field
  • Special Instructions
  • Website: http://www.kings.courts.ca.gov/courtmain.asp
    • Rules and Orders
      • Effective February 29, 2016, documents filed in Kings County Superior Court that do not reflect the Court’s new address (1640 Kings County Drive, Hanford, CA 93230), will be rejected.
  • Enabled Case Types
    • General Civil – Designated Cases (Courier Service)
    • Personal Injury – Designated Cases (Courier Service)
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Courtesy Copy & Courier Filing deadlines: 
      • Same day Courtesy Copy Deadline LASC (central court) – 3:00 pm PT
      • Same day Courtesy Copy Deadline Branch court – 12:00 pm PT (Santa Monica, Norwalk, Pomona, Chatsworth, Compton, Van Nuys etc.)
      • Next day Courtesy Copy Deadline – 5:00 pm PT
    • Frustration Free eFiling:
      • Same day Filing Deadline LASC (central court) – Monday-Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm PT
      • Submissions after the deadline are Filed the Next Business Day. To expedite an after-hours filing, you may call 1-888-529-7587.
    • Signature requirements: All original filings must contain a handwritten signature.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with File & ServeXpress charges.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
    • Please include the courthouse for filing in the “Note to Clerk” field
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • General Civil – Designated Cases (Courier Service)
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 2:30 pm PT for filings at the Riverside Courthouse; 12:00 pm PT for filings at all other Courthouse locations
    • Signature requirements: All original filings must contain a handwritten signature.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with File & ServeXpress charges.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
    • Please include the courthouse for filing in the “Note to Clerk” field
  • Special Instructions
  • Website: https://www.saccourt.ca.gov/civil/civil.aspx
  • Enabled Case Types
    • General Civil – Designated Cases (Courier Service)
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 2:30 pm PT for all general civil cases.  Please note that all new cases must be delivered to the Court’s drop box for initial filings. This may delay the return of conformed copies, but will not impact your filing date.  Please see the Court’s website for “Civil Document Processing Dates” to track your firm’s filing. 
    • Signature requirements: All original filings must contain a handwritten signature.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with File & ServeXpress charges.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
    • Please include the courthouse for filing in the “Note to Clerk” field
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • General Civil – Designated Cases (Courier Service)
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 2:30 pm PT for all same day general civil case filings. 
    • Signature requirements: All original filings must contain a handwritten signature.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with File & ServeXpress charges.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
    • Please include the courthouse for filing in the “Note to Clerk” field
  • Special Instructions
  • Website: http://www.sdcourt.ca.gov/
  • Rules and Orders
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 4:30 p.m. PT.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
    • New case filing accepted electronically: Yes.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Sealed documents: Documents under seal must be filed traditionally with the court. If applicable, e-file a placeholder for the sealed document. See rules for more detail.
    • Exhibits: Any exhibit or attachment to a notice of lodgment over 100 pages does not have to be e-filed. If the attachment is over 100 pages, make reference either underneath the title of your document or as the last paragraph before the signature line that the attachments are being filed over-the-counter. Do not file the attachments directly with the department until otherwise ordered by the court.
    • Courtesy copies to the court: Courtesy paper copies of certain document types are required to be provided to the court in addition to electronically filed documents.  For a list of those document types, please refer to the court’s “Electronic Filing Reference Guide” (PDF, 23K).
    • Service deadline: 4:30 p.m. PT.
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by File & ServeXpress via U.S. Mail.
    • Discovery: Is not accepted for filing unless there is a court order. As an alternative to paper exchanges of discovery, File & ServeXpress has a feature that allows online exchange documents confidentially with other parties. When using this “Serve Only” functionality, please remember to select NOT to have that document filed with the court.
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • General Civil – Designated Cases (Courier Service)
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 2:30 pm PT for filings at the San Diego Courthouses;12:00 pm PT (Monday – Thursday) and 10:00 am PT (Friday) for all general civil cases at the Vista Courthouses.  Please note that all new cases for the San Diego Courthouses must be delivered to the Court’s drop box for initial filings.  This may delay the return of conformed copies, but will not impact your filing date.
    • Signature requirements: All original filings must contain a handwritten signature.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with File & ServeXpress charges.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
    • Please include the courthouse for filing in the “Note to Clerk” field
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • General Civil – Designated Cases (Courier Service)
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing Window Hours:
      Monday to Thursday: Closes at 2:00 pm PT
      Friday: Closes at 12:00 pm PT
    • Courtesy Copy Deliveries:
      Same day Courtesy Copy Deadline – 3:00 pm PT
      Next day Courtesy Copy Deadline (if applicable) – 5:00 pm PT
    • Courier Filing Only (eFiling is still 11:59 pm PT):
      Same day Courier Filing Deadline – 12:00 pm PT (Friday 10:00 am PT)
      Courier Filings submissions after the deadline are Filed the Next Business Day
    • Court Holidays:
      New Year’s Day
      Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 

      Lincoln’s Birthday
      President’s Day 

      Cesar Chavez Day 
      Memorial Day 
      Independence Day 
      Labor Day 
      Columbus Day 
      Veteran’s Day 
      Thanksgiving Day 
      Day After Thanksgiving 
      Christmas Day
    • Signature requirements: All original filings must contain a handwritten signature.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with File & ServeXpress charges.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • General Civil – Designated Cases (Courier Service)
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 2:30 pm PT for all same day general civil case filings. 
    • Signature requirements: All original filings must contain a handwritten signature.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with File & ServeXpress charges.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Complex Litigation (Concierge Service)
    • General Civil – Designated Cases (Courier Service)
    • Probate Cases (Concierge Service)
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 2:30 pm PT for filings at the San Jose Courthouse; 12:00 pm PT for filings at the Morgan Hill Courthouse; 12:30 pm PT for filings at the Sunnyvale Courthouse
    • Signature requirements: All original filings must contain a handwritten signature.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with File & ServeXpress charges.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
    • Please include the courthouse for filing in the “Note to Clerk” field
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Tenet Healthcare Cases – JCCP 4301
  • Rules and Orders
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 5:00 pm.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical.
    • Statutory Filing Fees: Pay fees directly to the court for case-initiating filings. For all subsequent filings, fees are automatically collected and invoiced monthly with FSX charges.
    • Sealed documents: Documents under seal must be filed traditionally with the court. If applicable, e-file a placeholder for the sealed document. See rules for more detail.
    • New case filing accepted electronically: No.
    • Service deadline: 5:00 pm.
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S Mail.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: Yes.
  • Special Instructions
    • Subsequent filings: All documents filed with the court are mandated to be filed electronically. All documents that are e-filed must also be sent to the court within five (5) days of clerk acceptance. Paper copies brought to the court after being e-filed must bear electronic clerk stamp.
    • E-service: All documents filed with the court are also mandated to be e-served on all case participants. All discovery and non-filed documents may also be e-served to all case participants.
    • Master case: Law firms should e-file documents into the relevant individual case(s). If a filing pertains to more than one individual case or to all individual cases, law firms can use the multi-case filing feature. If a document applies to all individual cases, law firms may also e-file into the “master case”, which is JCCP 4301, in addition to fling into all of the individual cases.
    • Shasta County Superior Court-Special e-Filing Instructions
 
  • Enabled Case Types
    • General Civil – Designated Cases (Courier Service)
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 2:30 pm PT for all same day general civil case filings. 
    • Signature requirements: All original filings must contain a handwritten signature.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with File & ServeXpress charges.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • General Civil – Designated Cases (Courier Service)
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 2:30 pm PT for all same day general civil case filings. 
    • Signature requirements: All original filings must contain a handwritten signature.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with File & ServeXpress charges.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
  • Special Instructions

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

  • Enabled Case Types
    • Selected Civil Cases
  • E-service procedures
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
    • Service deadline: Please review order authorizing electronic service or contact Customer Support for further information regarding service deadlines for your litigation.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe).
  • Special Instructions
 
  • Website: http://www.kern.courts.ca.gov/
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Bedell, Michael vs Coleman Homes et al – Case No. 250603
    • Tilford, Roger vs Coleman Homes et al – Case No. 252424
  • E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: Please review order authorizing electronic service or contact Customer Support for further information regarding service deadlines for your litigation.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe).
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Selected Civil Cases
  • E-service procedures
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
    • Service deadline: Please review order authorizing electronic service or contact Customer Support for further information regarding service deadlines for your litigation.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe).
  • Special Instructions
  • Website: http://www.mercedcourt.org/
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Selected Civil Cases
  • E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: Please review order authorizing electronic service or contact Customer Support for further information regarding service deadlines for your litigation.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe)
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
  • Special Instructions
  • Website: http://www.napa.courts.ca.gov/
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Selected Civil Cases
  • E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: Please review order authorizing electronic service or contact Customer Support for further information regarding service deadlines for your litigation.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe)
    • Non-subscriber service: U.S. Mail.
  • Special Instructions
  • Website: http://www.saccourt.com/
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Selected Civil Cases
  • E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: Please review order authorizing electronic service or contact Customer Support for further information regarding service deadlines for your litigation.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe).
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
  • Special Instructions
  • Website: http://www.stocktoncourt.org/courts/
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Absher, Rosemary vs Forecast Homes – Case No. CV021671
    • Barnett, Todd et al vs Kaufman & Broad Inc et al – Case No. CV 026964
    • Busevac, Mike et al vs Dover Investments et al – Case No. CV027339
    • Asefi, Khalil et al vs Pulte Homes Inc – Case No. CV026975
    • Sweet, Dennis et al vs Forecast Homes Inc et al – Case No. CVO 27229
    • Diggs, Preston et al vs Tracy Park Atherton LP et al – Case No. CV028915
    • Serbantes, Nadine et al vs Trimark San Joaquin LLC et al – Case No. CV028437
    • Cold Storage Manufacturing vs Humboldt Creamery LLC et al – Case No. CV-028927
    • Redmond, William et al cs KB Home Central Valley Inc et al – Case No. CV031823
    • Tesnado, Eugenia et al vs Woodward Park Development Co LLC et al – Case No. CV031644
    • Wilson, Donald et al vs William Lyon Homes Inc et al –  Case No. CV031403
    • Gallegos, Benny et al vs K Hovnanian Forecast Homes Northern Inc et al – Case No. CV033790
  • E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: Please review order authorizing electronic service or contact Customer Support for further information regarding service deadlines for your litigation.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe).
    • Non-subscriber delivery: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
  • Special Instructions
  • Website: http://www.sanmateocourt.org/
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Selected Civil Cases
  • E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: Please review order authorizing electronic service or contact Customer Support for further information regarding service deadlines for your litigation.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe).
    • Non-subscriber delivery: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
  • Special Instructions
  • Website: http://www.sccsuperiorcourt.org/
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Selected Civil Cases
  • E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: Please review order authorizing electronic service or contact Customer Support for further information regarding service deadlines for your litigation.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe).
    • Non-subscriber delivery: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
  • Special Instructions
  • Website: http://www.santacruzcourt.org/
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Selected Civil Cases
  • E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: Please review order authorizing electronic service or contact Customer Support  for further information regarding service deadlines for your litigation.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe)
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
  • Special Instructions
  •  
  • Website: http://www.tularesuperiorcourt.ca.gov/
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Akin, Kevin et al vs Centex Real Estate Corp et al – Case No. 07-222512
    • Bradley, Cindy et al vs Centex Real Estate Corp et al – Case No. 07-222990
    • Enriquez, Juan et al vs Smee Builders Inc et al – Case No. 07-222393
    • Alvarado, Saul & Maria et al vs Ennis Homes Inc et al – Case No. 07-222362
    • Silva, Joe & Betty et al vs Ennis Homes Inc et al – Case No. 07-222986
    • McKinney, Robert K et al vs Ennis Homes Inc et al – Case No. 07-222992
  • E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: Please review order authorizing electronic service or contact Customer Support for further information regarding service deadlines for your litigation.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe).
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
  • Special Instructions

Delaware

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

  • Website: http://co.kent.de.us/register-of-wills-office.aspx
    • Enabled Case Types
      • Estate
      • Litigation
    • Rules and Orders
    • E-filing and E-service procedures
      • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
      • Filing deadline: 5:00 PM ET.
      • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
      • New case filing accepted electronically: Yes.
      • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via facsimile.
      • Service deadline: 5:00 PM ET.
      • Signature requirements: Typed “/s/ Adam Attorney” and DE Bar Number for signing attorney.
      • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with FSX charges.
 

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

There are currently no cases enabled for e-service in this jurisdiction.

 

There are currently no cases enabled for e-service in this jurisdiction.

There are currently no cases enabled for e-service in this jurisdiction.

There are currently no cases enabled for e-service in this jurisdiction.

There are currently no cases enabled for e-service in this jurisdiction.

There are currently no cases enabled for e-service in this jurisdiction.

District of Columbia

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

  • Enabled Case Types
    • All Cases with the DC PERB
  • Rules and Orders
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Automated payment of Statutory fees: No.  All fees are paid outside of File & Serve.
    • Filing deadline:  11:59 pm ET
    • Multi-case filing permitted:  Yes
    • New case filings accepted electronically:  Yes
    • Non-subscriber service:  Delivery sent by FSX via US Mail.
    • Service Deadline:  11:59 pm ET
    • Signature requirements: Typed “/s/Adam Attorney”.

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

  • Rules and Orders
    • In Re Vitamins
  • E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: Please review order authorizing electronic service or contact Customer Service for further information regarding service deadlines for your litigation.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe).
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
  • Special Instructions

Georgia

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Enabled Case Types

  • Asbestos
  • Fen Phen
  • Lead Mercury
  • Welding Rod
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Civil cases with 4 or more plaintiffs OR Defendants
  • Any civil action where damages sought (exclusive of interest and attorney’s fees) exceeds $50,000
  • Silicosis
  • All Tort Cases
  • All Personal Injury Cases
  • Any case where the claim value information on the summons is left blank or marked as ‘TBD’

Illinois

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

  • Enabled Case Types
    • Adoption
    • Chancery
    • Dissolution (Divorce)
    • Eminent Domain
    • Family
    • Law Magistrate: Damages over $10,000 up to $50,000
    • Law: Damages over $50,000
    • Mental Health
    • Miscellaneous Remedy
    • Municipal Corporation
    • Order of Protection
    • Probate
    • Small Claims
    • Tax
  • Special Instructions
  • Website: https://www.fileandservexpress.com/illinois/
    • Enabled Case Types
      • Law-Asbestos- In Re: Madison County Asbestos Litigation- electronic filing available via File & Serve Illinois; electronic service available via File & ServeXpress or File & Serve Illinois
      • Law-Non Asbestos-  Cases over $50,000 – eligible for electronic filing beginning on 4/6/2009 (historical documents to 6/30/18)
      • Adoption (historical documents to 6/30/18)
      • Arbitration (historical documents to 6/30/18)
      • Chancery (historical documents to 6/30/18)
      • Divorce (historical documents to 6/30/18)
      • Eminent Domain (historical documents to 6/30/18)
      • Family (historical documents to 6/30/18)
      • Law Magistrate (historical documents to 6/30/18)
      • Mental Health (historical documents to 6/30/18)
      • Miscellaneous Remedy (historical documents to 6/30/18)
      • Municipal Corporation (historical documents to 6/30/18)
      • Orders of Protection (historical documents to 6/30/18)
      • Probate (historical documents to 6/30/18)
      • Small Claims (historical documents to 6/30/18)
      • Tax (historical documents to 6/30/18)
      • Wills (historical documents to 6/30/18)
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Adoption
    • Arbitration
    • Chancery
    • Dissolution (Divorce)
    • Eminent Domain
    • Family
    • Law Magistrate: Damages over $10,000 up to $50,000
    • Law: Damages over $50,000
    • Mental Health
    • Miscellaneous Remedy
    • Municipal Corporation
    • Order of Protection
    • Probate
    • Small Claims
    • Tax
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Adoption
    • Chancery
    • Dissolution (Divorce)
    • Eminent Domain
    • Family
    • Law Magistrate: Damages over $10,000 up to $50,000
    • Law: Damages over $50,000
    • Mental Health
    • Miscellaneous Remedy
    • Municipal Corporation
    • Order of Protection
    • Probate
    • Small Claims
    • Tax
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Adoption
    • Chancery
    • Dissolution (Divorce)
    • Eminent Domain
    • Family
    • Juvenile
    • Juvenile Abuse
    • Law Magistrate: Damages over $10,000 up to $50,000
    • Law: Damages over $50,000
    • Mental Health
    • Miscellaneous Remedy
    • Order of Protection
    • Probate
    • Small Claims
    • Tax
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Adoption
    • Chancery
    • Dissolution (Divorce)
    • Eminent Domain
    • Family
    • Law Magistrate: Damages over $10,000 up to $50,000
    • Law: Damages over $50,000
    • Mental Health
    • Miscellaneous Remedy
    • Municipal Corporation
    • Order of Protection
    • Probate
    • Small Claims
    • Tax
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Adoption
    • Arbitration
    • Chancery
    • Dissolution (Divorce)
    • Eminent Domain
    • Family
    • Law Magistrate: Damages over $10,000 up to $50,000
    • Law: Damages over $50,000
    • Mental Health
    • Miscellaneous Remedy
    • Municipal Corporation
    • Order of Protection
    • Probate
    • Small Claims
    • Tax
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Civil-Adoption (historical documents to 5/31/18)
    • Civil-Chancery (historical documents to 5/31/18)
    • Civil-Divorce (historical documents to 5/31/18)
    • Civil-Eminent Domain (historical documents to 5/31/18)
    • Civil-Family (historical documents to 5/31/18)
    • Civil-Law (historical documents to 5/31/18)
    • Civil-Law Magistrate (historical documents to 5/31/18)
    • Civil-Mental Health (historical documents to 5/31/18)
    • Civil-Miscellaneous Remedy (historical documents to 5/31/18)
    • Civil-Municipal Corporation (historical documents to 5/31/18)
    • Civil-Order of Protection (historical documents to 5/31/18)
    • Civil-Probate (historical documents to 5/31/18)
    • Civil-Small Claim (historical documents to 5/31/18)
    • Civil-Tax (historical documents to 5/31/18)
  • Rules and Orders
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Historical documents available for research through 5/31/18; Electronic filing and service available through File & Serve Illinois
    • Filing Deadline: 11:59 PM CT on court business days.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe).
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
    • Automated Payment of statutory fees: Yes.
    • New Case filing accepted electronically: Yes.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Multi-case service permitted: No.
    • Statutory Filing Fees: Invoiced monthly with FSX charges.
    • Acceptable Document Formats: Documents must be uploaded in PDF format.
  • Special Instructions
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Adoption
    • Chancery
    • Criminal Felony
    • Criminal Misdemeanor
    • Dissolution (Divorce)
    • Driving Under the Influence
    • Eminent Domain
    • Family
    • Juvenile
    • Juvenile Abuse
    • Juvenile Delinquent
    • Law Magistrate: Damages over $10,000 up to $50,000
    • Law: Damages over $50,000
    • Mental Health
    • Miscellaneous Remedy
    • Municipal Corporation
    • Order of Protection
    • Probate
    • Small Claims: Damages $10,000 or less
    • Tax
  • Special Instructions

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Enabled Case Types

  • Selected Asbestos Cases

  • Enabled Case Types
    • Selected Asbestos Cases
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Selected Asbestos Cases
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Selected Asbestos Cases
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Selected Asbestos Cases
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Selected Asbestos Cases
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Selected Asbestos Cases

Indiana

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

  • Enabled Case Types
    • Mass Tort and Civil – eService Only
  • E-service procedures
    • Mass Tort- Service Deadline: 11:59 PM for compliance with TR.5(f) (unless otherwise ordered).
    • Mass Tort- Signature Requirements: Typographical (“/s/ John Doe”).
    • Mass Tort- Non-subscriber Service: N/A- mandatory participation.
    • Mass Tort- Multi-Case Filing Permitted: Yes, for certain document types (see LR49-TR5-MTL-605).
    • Sealed Documents: Sealed documents are prohibited from being filed or served electronically until further notice (see LR49-TR5-MTL-604).
  • Special Instructions

Maryland

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

  • Enabled Case Types
    • Asbestos
  • Rules and Orders
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 11:59 pm ET.
    • Signature requirements: Typed “/s/ Adam Attorney”.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with FSX charges.
    • New case filings accepted electronically: Yes.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: Yes.
    • Automated Payment of Statutory Fees: Yes.
    • Service deadline: 11:59 pm ET.
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via facsimile.
  • Special Instructions
 

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Northern Mariana Islands

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

Texas

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

  • Enabled Case Types
    • Barrier, Walter et al vs A C and S Inc et al – Case No. 02C-014
    • Caffey, Eddie et al vs Foster Wheeler Corp et al – Case No. 01C-753
    • Gray, Maxine et al vs A P Green Services et al – Case No. 02C-013
    • Hild, Harold et al vs A C and S Inc et al – Case No. 02C-012
    • Lamar, Charles R vs Air Liquide America Corp et al – Case No. 03C-129
    • Nutt, William F et al vs Mine Safety Appliances Co et al – Case No. 03C-194
    • Riley, Francis vs A W Chesterton Co et al – Case No. 02C-275
    • Schiller, Claudine et al vs Garlock Inc et al – Case No. 02C-220
    • Sheffield, William vs Aqua Chem Inc et al – Case No. 03C-193
    • Voss, Francis vs A C and S Inc et al – Case No. 02C-507
    • 03-C-139 Wallen vs. Able Supply Co., et al
  • Rules and Orders
  • E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: 11:59 PM.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe).
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail .
  • Special Instructions
 
 
 
 
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Silicosis & Product Liability – Case No. MDL1553
  • Rules and Orders
  • E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: 5:00 pm CT.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical.
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: Yes – e-service only.
    • There is a feature that allows for confidential, online exchange of documents with other parties. When using this “Serve Only” functionality, please remember to select NOT to have that document filed with the court.
    • Defendants will be the only File & Serve participants for e-Service.
    • Defense Liaison Counsel will send a .pdf to Plaintiff Liaison Counsel for posting on the mdl1553.com website.
    • Plaintiff Liaison Counsel will serve a .pdf to Defense Liaison Counsel to then upload into File & Serve. Users can search for plaintiff documents by searching “filing party” of “plaintiff documents”.
    • Court documents will be uploaded into File & Serve by Defense Liaison Counsel.

Washington

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Wyoming

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Active

Alaska

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

Website: http://www.state.ak.us/courts/trialcts.htm

There are currently no e-filing projects in this jurisdiction.

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Alabama

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Arizona

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

  • Website: http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Important Notice Regarding Complex Civil Cases:  After several years of piloting electronic filing (e-filing), the Maricopa County Superior Court has announced the implementation of a new court based e-filing system designed and managed by the Clerk of Court’s office.  The new system allows e-filing directly via the Clerk of Court’s system or using e-filing through designated providers. As of September 8, 2008, LexisNexis File & Serve will no longer be available for e-filing court documents with Maricopa County. Click here for more information.
  • Website: http://www.cosc.co.pima.az.us/
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Important Notice Regarding Probate Cases:
    • Pursuant to Administrative Order 2008-15, the Pima County Superior Court has discontinued e-filing in probate cases given the Arizona Supreme Court’s initiative to develop and implement a statewide e-filing program. As of October 15, 2008, LexisNexis File & Serve will no longer be available for e-filing or e-serving documents in Pima County. All case information and documents will be maintained and accessible indefinitely on File & Serve.
  • Rules and Orders
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: 5:00 pm local time.
    • Non-subscriber delivery: Sent by LexisNexis via U.S. Mail.
    • Filing deadline: 11:59 pm local time.
    • Signature requirements: Typed “/s/ Adam Attorney”.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with LexisNexis charges.
    • New cases filed electronically: Yes.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: Yes.
    • Other: This court does not recognize daylight savings time.
  • Special Instructions

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Colorado

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

Website: https://www.denvercountycourt.org

There are currently no e-filing projects in this jurisdiction.

  • Special Instructions
    • View your current cases with our “file cabinet view” in Tracked Items. Click here to view, print or download the Tracked Items User Guide. 

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

  • Enabled Case Types
    • Arbitration Cases enabled for E-Serve are private and only available to parties involved in the cases. 
    • Case and Party Management Requests including all service list requests (Entry of Appearance, Substitution of Counsel etc.) should be directed to:

Florida

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

Website: http://www.17th.flcourts.org/

There are currently no e-filing projects in this jurisdiction.

Website: http://www.miami-dadeclerk.com/dadecoc/

There are currently no e-filing projects in this jurisdiction.

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Hawaii

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

  • Enabled Case Types
    • Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS) Chapter 89
              Public Sector Collective Bargaining
    • Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS) Chapter 377 Private Sector Collective Bargaining that is not under the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) jurisdiction
    • Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS) Chapter 396 Appeals from the Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health (HIOSH) final orders
  • Rules and Orders
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • No Charge for Basic eFiling and eService. For all other services see “Pricing” tab, “Optional Services Pricing” for charges.

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Iowa

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

  • Enabled Case Types
    • Iowa Enron Securities Actions
  • E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: Please review order authorizing electronic service or contact Customer Service for further information regarding service deadlines for your litigation.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe).
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
  • Special Instructions

Idaho

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Kansas

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Kentucky

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Louisiana

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Massachusetts

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

 

Michigan

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

  • Website: http://www.co.ottawa.mi.us/Courts/CircuitFamily/circuit_family.htm
  • Enabled Case Types
    • General civil
  • Rules and Orders
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 11:59 pm ET.
    • Signature requirements: Typed “/s/ Adam Attorney”.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with FSX charges.
    • New case filings accepted electronically: Yes.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated Payment of Statutory Fees: Yes.
    • Other: Standard, permissive.
    • Service deadline: 11:59 pm ET.
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX U.S. Mail.
  • Special Instructions
    • Standard, permissive.

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

  • Enabled Case Types
    • In Re: Asbestos Litigation
  • E-service procedures
    • Non-Subscriber Service: N/A Mandatory Participation
    • Signature Requirements: ( /s/ John Doe)
    • Multi-case Permitted: Yes
  • Enabled Case Types
    • In Re: Asbestos Litigation
  • E-service procedures
    • Non-Subscriber Service: N/A Mandatory Participation
    • Signature Requirements: ( /s/ John Doe)
    • Multi-case Permitted: Yes
  • Website: http://www.ingham.org/cc/CIRCUIT.htm
  • Enabled Case Types
    • In Re: Asbestos Litigation
  • E-service procedures
    • Non-Subscriber Service: N/A Mandatory Participation
    • Signature Requirements: ( /s/ John Doe)
    • Multi-case Permitted: Yes
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Asbestos

Minnesota

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

  • Website: http://www.nysd.uscourts.gov/
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Baycol Multi District Products Litigation
  • Rules and Orders
    • To review the order regarding electronic service in other electronic service cases, please refer to the master docket within the File & Serve system.
  • E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: 5 p.m. ET.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical.
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.

Mississippi

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

North Carolina

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Nebraska

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

  • Website: http://www.co.sarpy.ne.us/countycourt/
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Effective the end of business, March 31, 2008 (5:00pm CST), Sarpy County Court in Nebraska will no longer be available for electronic filing and service through LexisNexis File & Serve. Case information will continue to be available.
    • Please direct your questions to: Bill Miller, State Court Administrator’s Office at 402.471.3049 or bmiller@nsc.state.ne.us. Thank you.

 

  • Website: http://www.lincoln.ne.gov/cnty/discrt/index.htm
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Effective the end of business, March 31, 2008 (5:00pm CST), Lancaster County District Court in Nebraska will no longer be available for electronic filing and service through LexisNexis File & Serve. Case information will continue to be available.
    • Please direct your questions to: Bill Miller, State Court Administrator’s Office at 402.471.3049 or bmiller@nsc.state.ne.us. Thank you.

New Hampshire

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

New Jersey

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

  • Website: http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/middlesex/index.htm
  • Enabled Case Types
    • PPA Litigation – Mass Tort Case #264
    • Propulsid Litigation
    • Lead Litigation
    • In Re: Delaco Litigation
    • Consolidated HRT Litigation – Case No. 266
    • In Re: Propecia Litigation, Case No 623
  • E-service procedures
    • Service deadline: 5:00 pm.
    • Signature requirements: Typographical (/s/ John Doe).
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
  • Special Instructions
    • Middlesex County, NJ—Special Instructions (PDF, 20K)
    • Case Load Template for In Re Propecia Litigation (for Plaintiff Firms only)
      • When adding new cases please fill in the Case Load Template that has been customized for the In Re Propecia Litigation.  Enter the full name of each party on a separate line (including plaintiffs). For Plaintiff, first and last name are required. Attorney information is required, unless party is unrepresented or counsel is unknown. If the party is unrepresented or counsel is unknown, please enter Firm TBD into the column for firm name.
      • Once complete, forward the spreadsheet to both Plaintiff and Defense Liaison Counsel: Randi Kassa at Sanders Viener Grossman LLP (rkassan@thesandersfirm.com) and Eileen Muskett at Fox Rothschild via Legal Assistant Colleen O’Shea (coshea@foxrothschild.com).
      • Liaison Counsel will review the data and work with F&S to have the case loaded into File & Serve. Any Spreadsheet not filled out correctly will be returned to the plaintiff firm for review and could delay the loading of the case into the litigation.

New York

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

 

 

Ohio

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

  • Website: http://www.state.ak.us/courts/trialcts.htm
  • Enabled Case Types
    • All asbestos
  • Rules and Orders
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Signature requirements: Typed “/s/ Attorney Name” and OH Bar Number for signing attorney.
    • Statutory filing fees: Paid traditionally with paper filing to clerk’s office.
    • New case filings accepted electronically: No.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: Yes
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: No.
    • Filing must be completed traditionally (via paper) to the court.
    • E-file a courtesy copy of all filed documents for Judge Hanna to review via File & Serve.
    • E-filed documents are deemed served upon all counsel.
    • Documents not filed with the court (i.e. all discovery correspondence etc.) should be e-served upon counsel using “Serve Only-Private” or “Serve-Only-Public”.
    • Service deadline: 11:59 pm ET.
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.
  • Enabled Case Types
    • All asbestos
  • Rules and Orders
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Signature requirements: Typed “/s/ Attorney Name” and OH Bar Number for signing attorney.
    • Statutory filing fees: Paid traditionally with paper filing to clerk’s office.
    • New case filings accepted electronically: No.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: Yes.
    • Automated payment of statutory fees: No.
    • Filing must be completed traditionally (via paper) to the court.
    • E-file a courtesy copy of all filed documents for Judge Hanna to review via File & Serve.
    • E-filed documents are deemed served upon all counsel.
    • Documents not filed with the court (i.e. all discovery correspondence etc.) should be e-served upon counsel using “Serve Only-Private” or “Serve-Only-Public”.
    • Service deadline: 11:59 pm ET.
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.

Pennsylvania

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

  • Website: http://www.co.lancaster.pa.us/courts/site/
  • Enabled Case Types
    • Civil (except Protection from Abuse)
    • Family
    • Judgment/Liens
  • Rules and Orders
  • E-filing and E-service procedures
    • Filing deadline: 11:59 pm ET.
    • Signature requirements: Typed “/s/ Adam Attorney”. Each document shall also include the typed name, address, and telephone number of the attorney or unrepresented party filing such document. Attorneys shall include their Pennsylvania bar number.
    • Statutory filing fees: Invoiced monthly with FSX charges.
    • New case filings accepted electronically: Yes.
    • Multi-case filing permitted: No.
    • Automated Payment of Statutory Fees: Invoiced monthly with FSXcharges.
    • Service deadline: 5:00 pm ET.
    • Non-subscriber service: Delivery sent by FSX via U.S. Mail.

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

 

 

Rhode Island

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE

There are currently no e-filing projects in this jurisdiction.

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

South Carolina

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Virginia

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

Wisconsin

ELECTRONIC SERVICE ONLY

West Virginia

ELECTRONIC FILING & SERVICE