Friday, October 16, 2015

New South Wales Australia Announces Online Court Project

Sydney, Australia Opera House
License: CC-BY-SA 3.0
Via press release: Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Access to justice will be faster, easier and cheaper with the pilot of the State’s first Online Court, Attorney General Gabrielle Upton today announced.

The Online Court will initially be used for civil cases in the Local Court General Division and will eliminate the need for legal practitioners to attend pre-trial hearings in court.
Ms Upton said the use of online legal services which will improve access to justice and ensure services meet people’s expectations.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Chip Credit Cards – Has your court made the switch?

New credit card readers are needed by courts starting October 1, 2015 (yes, two weeks ago).  The COSCA/NACM Joint Technology Committee wants to remind you about this requirement.  And, they have a Resource Bulletin that can help you to understand what is happening and what you need to do.