Southern District of Florida – Accessing PSI Reports in CM/ECF – FAQs

ATTENTION: To avoid unnecessary PACER fees related to presentence investigation/plea and sentencing (PSI) reports in CMECF: (1) Do NOT click on the link contained in the NEF until AFTER you are logged into CM/ECF. (2) ONLY click on the link sent to the attorney’s PRIMARY email address (not a secondary email address). FAQs – Accessing PSI Reports in CM/ECF Q: […]

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Southern District of Florida – CM/ECF Upgrades & New Feature Guide

Last weekend, the Southern District of Florida upgraded the CM/ECF system. Information about new features and changes associated with this upgrade can be found on the Court website at www.flsd.uscourts.gov. CM ECF New Feature Guide Updated May 16, 2013 New features and changes include: nature of suit codes; links to other courts websites; query enhancements; query results displaying party roles; […]

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Florida Bar News Article: E-filing glitches prove frustrating – May 15, 2013

This article appears in the May 15, 2013 edition of the FLorida Bar News, you can see the original article by clicking HERE By Gary Blankenship Senior Editor From a lack of uniformity between counties to slow confirmations to difficulties in fixing errors, Florida lawyers are working their way through the state’s new e-filing system. While it may prove frustrating […]

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Florida Filing Portal: Frequently asked e-filing questions – From May 15, 2013 Florida Bar News

This information is from the May 15, 2013 Florida Bar News, you can see the original article by clicking HERE Q: How do I register and file? A:Go to www.myflcourtaccess.com. Once there, you may want to add the site to your “Favorites” so you can easily get back to it. You will see the “Register” button at the top. Instructions […]

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Palm Beach Clerk Bock Warns of Scammers Claiming to be Clerk Employees

Palm Beach County Clerk Bock has issued the following warnings about scams currently going on in the Palm Beach area: I want to make sure you’re aware of two scams in our community, where people are impersonating Clerk’s office employees to get personal information such as bank accounts and Social Security numbers. Timeshare Fraud Scam In one scam, people claiming […]

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Broward County Family Law Division 40 Update – Judge Merrilee Ehrlich

And some news for all you beloved family law paralegals.  Judge Merrilee Ehrlich is now in Division 40, formerly held by the Honorable Susan Aramony who passed away last month, and her judicial assistant, Darlene (blast from the past as she was Judge Ronald Rothschild former judicial assistant).  Not only are they settling in, they are on the ball and have already […]

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Broward County: 5/6/13 Order Assigning Judges, General Magistrates and Hearing Officers

Here is latest news for those who deal with the Broward Judges…  Broward County released an updated Administrative Order Assigning Judges, General Magistrates and Hearing Officer on May 6, 2013.  The order can be viewed at http://www.17th.flcourts.org/images/stories/17th_pdf_files/2013-23-gen.pdf. Thank you to my little birdie for providing this update….

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Court Notice: Effective 5/1/2013 re: Orders in Middle District of Florida Bankruptcy Court

Effective May 1, 2013 the Clerks office of the Middle District of Florida Bankruptcy Court will no longer serve copies of orders to interested parties in a case.  With very few exceptions it will be the responsibility of the Movant, the prevailing party or other party as directed by the Court ( Responsible Party) to serve copies of signed orders […]

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NALA Certifying Board Announces New Specifications for Certified Paralegal ( CP ) Exam

Hi everyone, read on for some important new details about the NALA CP exam, direct from the NALA Newsletter: The NALA Certifying Board has announced new specifications for the Certified Paralegal examination effective with the September 2013 testing window.  These modifications are based on a careful and detailed analysis of the findings of the 2012 Job Task Analysis study conducted […]

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E-Filing Palm Beach County – Issuance of Documents

The Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller’s office is developing functionality for the electronic issuance of documents (“eIssuance”). This functionality is expected to be available near the end of April 2013. Until this functionality is enabled, the following documents shall be manually submitted: Summons A.  eIssuance of Summons (late April 2013) – Upon electronic submission and payment of the summons, […]

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FAQ: How does Broward County handle Summons with eFiling?

How do I submit documents to be issued in Broward County? Summons, writs, subpoenas and other documents that are issued by the clerk should be eFiled. Choose the appropriate document type from  the dropdown list.  All document types to be issued will be preceded by an “e”, such as “eSummons” or “eWrit”.  Appropriate issuance fees  will be automatically calculated.  The […]

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Florida Supreme Court Rule Amendment 1.442 : Extra Days for “Mailing” Does Not Apply to Proposals for Settlement

On April 11, the Florida Supreme Court amended Rule 1.442 governing Proposals for Settlement.  In Re: Amendments to Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.442 No. sc13-224, (Fla. April 11, 2013). (f) Acceptance and Rejection. (1) A proposal shall be deemed rejected unless accepted by delivery of a written notice of acceptance within 30 days after service of the proposal. The provisions […]

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