Tag Archives: e-filing

Fifth Court of Appeals launches new online records system

The 5th Court of Appeals in Dallas has debuted an online system allowing attorneys to access case documents not available to the public, making it the first appellate court in the state to do so, the court announced Monday. The Texas Appellate Management and E-filing System attorney portal—or TAMES—is initially being introduced in the appeals … Continue Reading

Texas Bar Journal must-reads for July

If you don’t have time to peruse the entire July issue—including Disciplinary Actions, Memorials, and Movers and Shakers—then check out our editors’ top picks below. You won’t want to miss these four must-reads. Save or Shred The ethics of destroying closed client files. By Fred C. Moss The Road Ahead Examining transportation infrastructure funding. By … Continue Reading

Decreasing the paper shuffle in Montgomery County

Although many of Texas’s 254 counties have technologically savvy infrastructures, others have not yet implemented modern, digital operations. Some of these communities are small or remote and less “plugged-in,” while others are more populated but satisfied with or accustomed to their current system. But the permanence of the digital age and the Texas Supreme Court’s … Continue Reading

Attorneys must include email addresses on e-filed documents

With the continued implementation of the Texas Supreme Court’s e-filing mandate, attorneys are reminded to include their email addresses on all e-filed documents, including petitions, pleadings, and motions. Documents uploaded to third-party Electronic Filing Service Providers should already have the email address(es) noted.  According to Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 21 (f)(2), “The email address … Continue Reading

Electronic-filing effective today

Effective today, attorneys may electronically file documents with the Texas Supreme Court, pay fees, and serve opposing counsel using the Texas.gov electronic-filing system.… Continue Reading