Hot Topic for October

U.S. Party/Case Index


What is the U.S. Party/Case Index?

2008 Summer ECF Upgrade is happening September 27th & 28th.

  1. Be prepared for the system to be unavailable during the upgrade.
  2. Check with your software providers for updates.
  3. Contact the Clerk’s office if you experience any difficulties e-filing after the above dates.

October Facts:

In August 2008:
  • 264 Attorneys filed
  • 7,064 pleadings electronically
  • 46% of all pleadings filed

New Petitions filed by Electronic Case Filers:
  • 90 % August 2008
  • 90 % year to date

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