efile for an existing case

eFiling an Existing case

For eFiling of additional documents to an existing case number.

Log in to your account & click on Place an Order. 

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First, log in to your account or create an account.
(After you've read through this guide)

Click on Place Order, and select eFiling from the drop down menu.

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Next, select the County & Subsequent Filing if you have an existing case number. If you want to eServe Case Participants, click Yes.

Enter the Case number & click Search.

 

If you want a Courtesy Copy of your eFiling delivered, tick the box & enter the Department number.

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Please note: some Counties are VERY particular about how their case numbers are entered, so if you get this message, please enter the case as it appears on previously Filed documents.

Select the Lead Client this Filing is for, as well as ensuring the Attorney is also listed.

 

If the Party or Attorney isn't listed, simply click Add and input their details.

 

If you're Filing in Pro Per/Pro See, you can skip this step.

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Next, upload documents one at a time by searching for the document name & selecting from the drop down list.

 

It's important to note: unless the client has a Fee Waiver or are Exempt, if there is a Document with a fee next to it, you MUST select that document, otherwise the Filing will be rejected.

 

(If uploading a fee waiver as part of the same order, then you can select documents without a fee)

Once you've uploaded all documents, tick the Lead document.

 

Under the list of documents, select the Attorney filing them, at Filed By.

 

Finally, tick the box next to the Lead Client.

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Check to make sure any fees payable have been loaded.

 

Most importantly: unless a Fee Waiver is in place or they are Exempt, you MUST tick Authorize Swift Legal to pay court fees, otherwise the Filing will be rejected.

Finally, tick the box next to any names you want to be notified with Status updates for the filing.

 

Then press Submit & you're done!

 

Note: the Attorney listed earlier doesn't appear unless they have a user account.

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Still having issues? Give us a call and we'll happily troubleshoot with you!