How does e-filing work?
  • Electronic filing or e-filing enables filers and courts to efficiently process documents and fees online.
  • eFileTexas, manages the flow of information among filers, clerks, court personnel and judges:
  • Filer submits documents: after selecting an online provider (EFSP), filers log on to their provider's website to file case-related documents online to any participating court in Texas.
  • EFSP Delivers documents to the court by checking for submissions for completeness, calculate filing fees and court costs, and electronically deliver the submitted documents to the participating court.
  • Clerk ACCEPT or RETURN FOR CORRECTION -the court clerk will receive the electronically filed documents and associated fees for processing and acceptance, review the documents, accept or return for correction the filings and provide an electronic time stamp notification to the filer for the accepted documents.

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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?