If you already have a case number because either you started the case already or you were served with documents in the case by other parties, then you should follow these steps to file into the case. To watch a video about how to file into an existing case, click here.
At the Dashboard,
Click on Start Filing
Then click on File into Existing Case
You will need the court location and the case number to find the case and file into it. Sometimes, you can also use the party names to find the case. Click on the Location box, and in the drop down window, select the appropriate court location. Next enter in the Case Number or Party Name. Once the fields are completed, click on Search.
If you are having trouble finding your case, click here for case search tips.
Once the case appears, on the right side, click on the File Into icon.
There will be Tabs listed at the top of the screen. The Tab highlighted in blue indicates which Tab you are currently on. When eFiling, you will go through each tab and complete required information which will be highlight in red or look for a red triangle.
To continue through the File into an Existing Case process, click here to learn about the next required section, Documents(Or Preload Documents).
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To watch a video about how to file into an existing case, click here.