New eSignature and Remote Hearing Rules
On Friday, March 27, 2020 Chief Justice Walters amended CJO 20-006, which in section 7 allows parties to electronically file exhibits for remote hearings. In addition, CJO 20-008 allows filers to submit declarations signed by non-filers using eSignatures. In eCourt parlance, “non-filers” are represented parties and non-party declarants.
OJD Webinars Today and Tomorrow – Sign Up Now!
OJD is holding webinars to go over these changes on Monday, April 6, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM and Tuesday, April 7, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. If you are unable to attend at either of these times, the webinars will be recorded.
Questions, Concerns, or Comments About the New UTCRs
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File & Serve Upgrade Postponed
The File & Serve upgrade originally scheduled for April 10, 2020 is postponed. If there is sufficient time during the eSignature and remote hearing webinars, OJD staff will cover this topic.
When is the Upgrade Happening?
Hopefully in June. Watch for announcements via email and in the News section of the OSB website. When the upgrade occurs, File & Serve will be offline for at least 4 hours.
How is File & Serve Changing?
The new version of File & Serve will look and function the same as the current version of File & Serve. The only substantive difference will be the addition of case subtypes as a filing option.
The new version of File & Serve has other optional features that will be evaluated after the upgrade. If OJD decides to add other optional features it will provide notice to all filers before the changes are made.
What Do I Need to Do?
Nothing for now. OJD will host specific File & Serve webinars prior to the upgrade. More details will be provided in the coming months.
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