Appellate Court E-Filing Becoming a Reality


Three years ago, I asked when appellate courts were going to catch up on e-filing. At the time, I noted some of the advantages e-filing presents over traditional methods and observed that appellate courts had been slow to meet the trend.

Times are finally changing.

Effective today, the Texas Supreme Court requires parties to e-mail searchable PDF copies of just about every kind of filing other than a motion for extension of time. Sending e-copies is not yet sufficient to constitute filing; for now, the Court still requires the regular paper versions.

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