One day we will have integrated customer friendly e-filing linked to document assembly software on the one end, and court case management software on the other.
Till then, kudos to those self-help oriented programs that are trying to make access to the system as user-friendly as possible.
King County (Seattle) Law Library (key menu), working with the clerk is one such. Here is a screen grab of that key menu.
Note particularly the videos on creating an account— which is on the court’s server, and I assume created by them. Watching it is recommended as a way of thinking about these issues.
I understand that the library will scan documents for folks for $2 each (up to 30 pages per document), so they can be filed form the libraries public access computers, and also allows computers to be used to generate pdf documents for use in the e-filing system. For scanning you have to have a USB drive, or buy one from the library.
A for effort in a difficult and challenging area.
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