Users' questions

What is a document requesting that the case be turned over to them?

What is a document requesting that the case be turned over to them?

A discovery demand is a written request for specific documents that the other party has in his/her possession. If you need documents or information from a person, organization, or company that is not a party in the court case, you might need to get a subpoena from a judge.

How can I get access to court documents?

To make a request, see How to make an access request to inspect Court documents. Some documents in particular types of proceedings, for example examinations under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth), are not available for inspection by anyone without an order of the Court.

What are the rules for filing court documents?

(Rules 5.4, 5.4B and 5.4C are disapplied by rules 76.34, 79.30, 80.30, 82.18 and 88.33; and rule 5.4C is disapplied, and rule 5.4B applied subject to court order, by paragraph 23 of Practice Direction 8A.) (b) other electronic means. (c) specify the requirements that must be fulfilled for any document filed or sent to the court by such means.

What happens to your case number when you file in court?

The clerk will stamp it on your paperwork, and that will be your case number throughout the case. Once you file as a plaintiff or petitioner, you will always be referred to as the plaintiff or petitioner. This is true even if, later in the case, the other side takes you to court for a related request of some type.

Can a motion be filed in a case that is still open?

There are 7 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. A motion is a request for a court to do something in a case that is currently open in that court. Therefore, a motion can be filed only in a case that is open and still in progress.

What kind of documents can I request from a court?

The most common documents are judgment records from a court, transcripts from a court, a deposition, a docket record, a traffic record, or spousal documents like a marriage certificate, divorce decree, or annulment papers.

How can I access all federal court documents?

Accessing Court Documents – Journalist’s Guide 1 Online Access. Most documents in federal courts – appellate, district, and bankruptcy – are filed electronically, using a system called Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF). 2 Older Documents. 3 User Fees. 4 Sealed Documents and Closed Hearings.

Do you have to file your court papers by mail?

If you file by mail, you may miss the deadline. To find out what your court required to file your papers by mail, call the court clerk and ask: If you need to include a self-addressed envelope with enough stamps on it so the clerk can send the filed documents back to you. Also ask if there are any other rules you need to know to file by mail.

Where can I go to find old court documents?

Any search for older paper documents should begin by contacting the court where the case was filed. As a secondary source, such documents may be available from NARA. User fees are charged to access documents in PACER, and the current fee structure is available at Electronic Public Access Fee Schedule.