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Were-Filing! The following is a step by step overview showcasing e-Filing in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas. This slideshow relates mainly to e-Filing in the Appeals Division. e-Filing in the Appeals Division is mandatory at this time for all filings. Refer to www.franklincountyohio.gov/clerk/e- File.cfm for updates on e-Filing in other divisions of the Franklin County Clerk of Courts Office.www.franklincountyohio.gov/clerk/e- File.cfm
Were-Filing! You are encouraged to refer to the e-Filing link or contact the e-Filing Help Line at the end of this presentation, as the entire legal community – including attorneys, paralegals, the court and its staff, and Franklin County Deputy Clerks – transition to this revolutionary and efficient process. Thank you, Franklin County Clerk of Courts Staff
Introduction to e-Filing in the Appeals Division
What to Expect From This Session Appeals Division e-Filing Schedule of Events What you need to e-File in the Appeals Division Online resources and helpful links How to: – Filing an Original Action – Filing a case on appeal from the Common Pleas Court, Civil Division – Filing pleadings to an existing case – Checking Notifications
Appeals e-Filing Schedule of Events EventDate Notices of Appeal from Lower CourtsAugust 1, 2012 Pilot Testing – All CasesSeptember 12, 2012 Filing of Original ActionsSeptember 12, 2012 Clerk of Courts e-Filing TrainingWeekly in October, 2012 Appeals e-Filing GO LIVE DATENovember 8, 2012 * See Tenth District Local Rules for more details… W E A R E L I V E !
What do you need to e-File? Computer with Internet browsing capabilities Scanner Ability to create.PDF files – Recommended setting: 300 DPI Word Processer capable of exporting to MS Word 97-2003 format or later – The system will only accept.DOC or.DOCX – Other documents types (e.g. Corel Word Perfect or Apple Pages) must be re- formatted to.DOC or.DOCX – Used primarily in other Division e-Filing
Online Resources & Helpful Links Adobe Acrobat: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat.html Adobe Acrobat is the recommended software for creating.PDF files. PDF Conversion Plug-In for Microsoft Office 2007: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=7 This plug-in will give you the ability to save your files in.PDF format if you are running Office 2007. Corel WordPerfect: http://apps.corel.com/lp/wpo/ Corel WordPerfect will allow you to convert your files to.DOC or.PDF. Newer versions will also allow you to convert your files to.DOCX.
For More Information… Online Help Through the System https://efiling.franklincountyohio.gov/onlineHelp/fiDefault.htm Clerk of Courts YouTube Channel Youtube.com/clerkfranklincounty For Procedural & Technical Issues Appeals Division Number: (614) 525-3624 *Available Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm* http://www.franklincountyohio.gov/clerk/e-File.cfm
This Presentation Was Produced by: Franklin County Clerk of Courts Staff * Christopher Kopech, Business Operations Specialist Franklin County Clerk of Courts Staff * Christopher Kopech, Business Operations Specialist