Monday, May 20, 2013

Connecticut Courts Announce Self-Represented E-Service Enhancements

The self-represented can now access Connecticut State Courts electronic services.


From the court’s overview posted at:

“Beginning May 18, 2013, Self-Represented Parties will be able to enroll in E-Services and request electronic access to their cases. Once they are approved for electronic access by the clerk, they can file and look at documents and mark short calendar matters electronically in their civil cases.”

“The menu on the E-Services Login page now includes links to:

  • FAQs on e-filing, where you can find the answers to most of your questions on e-filing;
  • All User Guides for E-Services functions, including the Civil E-Filing Manual – A Guide for Attorneys and Law 
  • Firms and the Guide to Marking Short Calendars Electronically.
  • Supreme Court Brief Guidelines; and
  • Procedures and Technical Standards for E-Services.

The Associated Press story posted on the television website notes:

“State courts have seen a boom in self-represented parties numbering in the thousands in recent years. Court officials are hoping expanded access to the e-services system makes the courts more efficient.”

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