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State rolling forward with mandatory e-filing – July 20 2016, via Wisconsin Law Journal
More than two weeks after the e-filing of legal documents became mandatory in Ozaukee County, Clerk of Circuit Court Mary Lou Mueller is noticing the difference that comes from running a completely paperless courthouse. Read more.

Are you ready? Mandatory eFiling in effect July 1 – June 2016, via Wisconsin Lawyer
The Wisconsin Supreme Court today adopted a petition that will require parties to file cases electronically (e-file)—starting at $20 per case, per party—after a public hearing that primarily addressed funding for a mandatory e-filing system. Read more.

Dodge county will pilot mandatory eFiling starting June 1 – June 2, 2016
On June 1 the Wisconsin court system and Dodge County Circuit Court launched a pilot program that requires lawyers to electronically file court documents for civil, family, small claims, and paternity cases. Read more.

Wisconsin Supreme Court adopts mandatory e-filing in circuit courts – February 23, 2016, via WisBar News
The Wisconsin Supreme Court today adopted a petition that will require parties to file cases electronically (e-file)—starting at $20 per case, per party—fter a public hearing that primarily addressed funding for a mandatory e-filing system. Read more.

Supreme Court votes unanimously in support of mandatory eFiling rule – February 24, 2016
The Wisconsin Supreme Court voted unanimously in favor of a rule that will begin the process of transitioning Wisconsin’s circuit courts from a largely paper-based record-keeping system to an electronic filing (eFiling) system. Read more.

Wisconsin Supreme Court adopts mandatory e-filing in circuit courts – February 23, 2016, via WisBar News
The Wisconsin Supreme Court today adopted a petition that will require parties to file cases electronically (e-file)—starting at $20 per case, per party—fter a public hearing that primarily addressed funding for a mandatory e-filing system. Read more.

Mandatory eFiling rule proposed – October 3, 2014
The Committee of Chief Judges has proposed an amendment to the current eFiling rule to make eFiling mandatory for attorneys and for agents who file 10 or more small claims actions per year.
View the committee's report and proposed rule Adobe PDF
National Center for State Courts eFiling Report Adobe PDF

Rule for protection of information in court records proposed – October 3, 2014
The CCAP Steering Committee has proposed an amendment to court rules to protect certain personal identifiers and financial account numbers, in order to preserve personal privacy and lessen exposure to identity theft. Lawyers and self-represented litigants would be required to redact social security numbers, bank account numbers, and similar information from documents filed with the court or submit it on a confidential form.
View the committee's report and proposed rule Adobe PDF