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LASC: Civil Division to Implement Electronic Filing in Small Claims Cases Beginning November 14

Court Notice

CIVIL DIVISION TO IMPLEMENT ELECTRONIC FILING IN SMALL CLAIMS CASES BEGINNING NOVEMBER 14

Attend a virtual information session on November 9 to learn more.

Any self-represented litigant (SRL) with a small claims case has the option to electronically file (file) case-related documents beginning November 14.

THINGS TO KNOW:

A virtual information session for SRLs and attorneys will be held at 12:15 p.m. on November 9 and will provide more detailed information about efiling for small claims cases.

  • Efiling provides SRLs a convenient way to submit documents, 24-hours a day, without having to come to the courthouse.
  • SRLs may continue to submit all documents in paper form for filing at the courthouse.
  • Small claims efiling will be subject to the First Amended General Order for electronic filing in Civil.
  • The First Amended Standing Order Regarding Evidence Exchange remains in full force and effect.
  • Attorneys representing litigants in any post-judgment matters will be required to file beginning November 14.
  • Fax filing will no longer be available as of 12:01 a.m. November 14.
  • Anyone needing assistance with efiling documents can contact the Electronic Filing Service Providers (EFSPs).
  • Additional information on efiling can be found on the Court’s website.

You can see the full notice here.

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