Palm Beach County: New civil case maintenance system coming in 2016

Services unavailable January 14-18 during transition Online access to court cases and documents is one of my highest priorities as Clerk & Comptroller. Therefore, it is with great pleasure that I announce we are taking the next step towards making case document images publicly available online for anyone to view. On January 14 – 18, we will be moving all […]

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E-Filing: 9/12/15 Florida Courts E-Filing Authority WebEx Meeting

The next Florida Courts E-Filing Authority Board of Directors meeting will be held by WebEx Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 10 a.m. This board business meeting will consider aspects of the first 2016 release and PDF/A standard. For participants who will not be able to attend the meeting in person, a WebEx meeting has been set up for this purpose. […]

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ALERT!! Reduced Time for Service in Federal Court Effective December 1, 2015

Effective December 1, 2015, time for service in federal court gets shortened by 30 days.  Beginning on that date, service must be accomplished within 90 days from filing (reduced from the 120-day period that has prevailed for many years). There are some exceptions. For additional information, read this article from Thomson Reuters, The Fuse Just Got Shortened: Fewer Days for Service […]

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Announcement from Miami Dade Clerk of Court

Clerk of Courts Harvey Ruvin, partnering with the Honorable Bertila Soto, Chief Judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, is pleased to announce the implementation of Tyler Technologies, Inc.’s Odyssey Case Manager System and paperless operations in our Circuit and County Civil courts effective Monday, March 2, 2015. Key points of interest: Registered Florida Bar members who are attorneys of record in […]

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Broward Clerk to Provide Online Access to Electronic Documents

Effective May 2015, the Broward Clerk of Courts will provide access to electronic court records and dockets at no cost. During the month of April 2015, Premium Access users should limit their package type purchases. Contact:          Iris Siple, Chief Administrator  954-831-7173                         Ernie Nardo, Chief Director Technology  954-831-7079 Broward Clerk to Provide Online Access to Electronic Documents Howard C. Forman, […]

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Important Changes to Odyssey Case Manager System – Miami Dade Clerk of Court

The Miami-Dade Clerk of Court has implemented the Odyssey Case Manager system, which will allow attorneys of record to view all filed court documents in their cases online. This information is for the Miami Dade Clerk but I’m copying our other local offices because they may have cases in Miami-Dade County. To gain access to the system, each attorney must […]

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MIAMI-DADE E-FILING SYSTEM IS DOWN

Here is the official word …… (courtesy of our friend Michelle Ridge)  —- IMPORTANT: Filings for Circuit and County Civil Courts submitted after 5:00pm on Wednesday, Feb. 25th will not be completed until after our Odyssey implementation on Monday, March 2nd  —– Emergency filings may be submitted in person at any Circuit or County Civil Court location during business hours […]

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Efiling Portal – are you filing your exhibits correctly? Maybe… Maybe not!?!

The following article is from the Florida Bar’s website: Pop quiz: If you’re electronically filing, say, a motion through the Florida courts’ e-filing portal, must an exhibit be separately attached to a motion document or can it be included as part of the filed document? Murray Silverstein Not enough lawyers know the correct answer, according to Clearwater’s Murray Silverstein, a […]

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Are Mailing Addresses required on e-filed pleadings in State Court?

This is probably the most frequent question I get from my readers….  Most people do not include mailing addresses in their certificates of service now that documents are being e-filed… However… what do you think? Are mailing addresses required? If you look at the order SC13-1915  which is here: http://www.floridasupremecourt.org/decisions/2013/sc13-1915.pdf it says on page 5 at the bottom: “Finally, to […]

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