Broward County: Administrative Order Establishing Procedures for e-Filing and Court Records; Order Number 2013-26-Gen

On May 31, 2013 an administrative order was entered in Broward County addressing certain e-filing issues.  Page 4 of the order states: (4) The Clerk of Courts shall accept paper pleadings and documents from an attorney when the attorney: a. has a deadline for the filing of a document and the e-Filing Authority Portal is not operational to accept filings […]

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Florida: Third District / 3rd DCA eFiling Update, Mandatory as of July 1, 2013 & User Guide

Beginning July 1, 2013, the Third District will require e-filing of all documents at its e-filing site, eDCA.  Note that this is not the filing portal that you are using for circuit and county. Attorneys must register at eDCA to file documents and to receive orders from the court. The court began serving acknowledgement letters, orders, opinions, and mandates through […]

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Southern District of Florida – Reminder: Increased Fees for Filing New Civil Cases – Effective May 1, 2013

Effective May 1, 2013, there is a new $50 general administrative fee for filing a civil action, suit, or proceeding in a district court. This fee is in addition to the existing civil filing fee of $350. Therefore, effective May 1st the total fee for filing a new civil case will be $400. This new fee is part of the […]

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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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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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