eFile/eCourts

Circuit court eFiling

User guides and training

User guides and documentation

All of the following guides are in Adobe PDF Adobe PDF format unless otherwise specified.

How to register for an eCourts account
How to file a new case
How to file to an existing case
How to become an electronic party on an existing case: Opt-in
How to opt in as a pro se user
How to create a court debit account
How to view case information and documents
How to flatten PDFs
How to merge PDFs into a single document
How to file an amended summons and complaint: Small claims
How to file a proposed order
How to create a template for frequently used parties
How to file a petition for waiver of fees
How to file an earnings garnishment
How to file a non-earnings garnishment
How to withdraw from a case

User guides and documentation about File Prep

How to create an eCourts account
How to grant File Prep access
How to use File Prep

User guides and documentation for court reporters

How to file and share transcripts

User guides and documentation for government filers

Child support—How to file a new case
Special prosecutors—How to file a new case

User guides and documentation for filing agents

How to create an eCourts account
How to opt in on a case


Video tutorials

Registering for an eCourts account (5:40)

Updating your eCourts account (5:25)

Opting in on a case as an attorney (4:19)

Opting in on a case as a pro se litigant (4:57)


eFile a case (7:53)


Service procedures (2:59)

Upload documents on an existing case (6:20)


Document requirements (3:18)

Account recovery (user name/password/PIN) (5:12)

Viewing case information and documents (6:16)


Payment options (8:26)