Announcement for Civil Attorneys

Posted on June 6, 2016

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ALL ATTORNEYS THAT FILE CIVIL CASES IN ERIE COUNTY OHIO

The electronic filing of all civil cases in Erie County Ohio will be implemented effective June 27th 2016. Please see the local rules published on the Clerk of Courts pages of the Erie County Website at www.eriecounty.oh.gov for specific  details on the cases included with the eFiling implementation.

  • The eFiling of New Civil Cases in Erie County will be mandatory effective June 27th 2016
  • The eFiling on Existing Civil Cases in Erie County on a go forward basis will be mandatory effective June 27th 2016
  • The Clerk of Courts may accept paper filings for a short transition period of two weeks after June 27th, but thereafter any paper submissions will be returned to be filed electronically.

There will be a number of Webinars scheduled throughout the month of June and July and then monthly thereafter in order to train attorneys on how to use the CourtFileNow eFiling System to complete new case and subsequent filings displayed on the Erie County Public Information Case System. The webinars will be limited to 30 attendees per session. The webinars will last approximately 90 minutes, and should be attended by attorneys as well as persons that will be using the system to complete the case filings.

Please call the CourtFileNow Help Desk at 888-638-9635 or email the Help Desk at support@courtfilenow.net to schedule webinar attendance.

Additionally, if you have not yet registered your firm and attorneys to obtain your eFiling User Id please request that the Help Desk email a copy of the CourtFileNow User registration form. Specific instructions describing how to attend the webinar and the options for attending as a group or individual will be emailed with the confirmation of your registration.

The Webinar Training Session Schedule is as follows:

June 13

10:00 AM  Eastern Time

3:00 PM Eastern Time

June 15

10:00 AM Eastern Time

3:00 PM Eastern Time

June 23

10:00 AM Eastern Time

3:00 PM Eastern Time

June 24

10:00 AM  Eastern Time

3:00 PM Eastern Time

June 27

June 29

July 5

July 7

10:00 AM Eastern Time

10:00 AM Eastern Time

 3:00 PM Eastern Time

 3:00 PM Eastern Time

3:00 PM Eastern Time

3:00 PM Eastern Time

Thereafter Training Webinars will be scheduled on a monthly or as needed basis. Thank you for your support.