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Jun 28, 2021

Appellate eFiling becomes mandatory on Thursday

Electronic filing in the Wisconsin Court of Appeals will become mandatory on Thursday.

Jun 14, 2019

What to know about document retention policies and electronic filing systems

Most law firms have an established document retention and file destruction policy. They take proactive steps to update and revise their policies in response to the ever-changing laws and regulations that apply to this area. However, resources that offer guidance on document retention and file destruction policies often overlook the nuances of electronic filing systems.

May 10, 2019

High court OKs appellate e-filing project, changes to court-reporting rules

The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently issued orders that both give the green light to rolling out electronic filing in the state’s appellate courts and make changes to the court’s court-reporting rules.

Apr 5, 2019

Debate heating up over proposed changes to Wisconsin’s court-reporting rules

The Wisconsin Supreme Court will be hearing dueling perspectives on Monday on a proposal to spread the use of digital audio recording as an alternative to standard court reporting.

Mar 24, 2017

Dane, Washburn among 6 counties going paperless in April

In April, six Wisconsin counties will be joining 41 other counties in requiring electronic filing of certain court documents.

Dec 29, 2016

YEAR IN REVIEW: Top legal stories of 2016

One of the biggest legal stories of 2016 actually involves something that did not happen.

Dec 19, 2016

Counties finding e-filing success as it meanders across the state

More than a dozen counties will adopt electronic-filing requirements in the next few months as the push toward mandatory e-filing continues in Wisconsin.

Jul 20, 2016

State rolling forward with mandatory e-filing

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.

Jul 1, 2016

Statewide e-filing takes effect

A Wisconsin Supreme Court rule requiring the electronic filing of court cases has taken effect.

Jun 2, 2016

Dodge County launches e-filing, seven others to follow by September

Dodge County is the latest to launch a mandatory e-filing pilot program after the state’s highest court approved a rule mandating electronic e-filing across Wisconsin.

May 12, 2016

Waukesha County to be first to roll out mandatory e-filing

Waukesha County will be the first populous county in the state moving to electronic filing.

May 9, 2016

High court to revisit expunction, tribal transfer petitions

The Wisconsin Supreme Court plans on Thursday to again take up a nearly decade-old petition calling for online legal records to be taken down if they deal with people who were charged with a particular crime but never actually convicted.


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