Do I have to Efile?

Supreme Court Order Misc. Docket Number 9208-Order Requiring Electronic Filing in Civil Cases.

Once a court is subject to mandatory e-filing under this Order-courts and clerks must not offer to attorneys in civil cases any alternative electronic document filing transmission system (including fax filings) except in the case of emergency. Courts and clerks must not accept, file, or docket any document filed by an attorney in a civil case that is not in compliance with this Order, except in the event of emergency.

Supreme Court Order Misc. Docket 16-003-Order Mandating Statewide Electronic Filing in Criminal Cases.

Once a court is subject to mandatory e-filing under this Order- courts and clerks must not offer to attorneys in criminal cases any alternative electronic document filing transmission system (including fax filings) except in the case of emergency. And courts and clerks must not accept, file, or docket any document filed by an attorney in the criminal case that is not filed in compliance with this order, except in the event of emergency.

Pro Se/Self Represented Litigants may e-file but are not under Mandate to do so.

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1. Do I have to Efile?
2. How does e-filing work?
3. What is an electronic filing service provider?
4. Is e-filing secure?
5. What is e-service?
6. How do I serve other individuals with my e-filed documents
7. How is the eFile Texas system different from the one currently in place?
8. I have questions, who can I call?
9. What if I have a case with an Affidavit of Indigency? Or I am court appointed to represent a litigant?
10. When can I use eFile Texas?
11. May I include more than one document for filing per submission?
12. My motion needs the hearing date and time entered. How is that handled?
13. What if I am not sure if document requires a fee?
14. What time and date stamp is applied?
15. How do I pay to eFile?
16. How will I know if my eFiling was received?