Document Upload Policy - Smith District

General Information

  • Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express
  • Court is integrated.
  • Court is charging a $2.00 cost recovery fee.
  • Attachments are allowed as separate documents.
  • Multiple lead documents per filing are allowed.

Initial Filings

  • Case Information Sheet should be submitted as a separate filing.
  • Exhibits should each be uploaded individually (or merged together if more than one) as attachments to the lead document.
  • Order and pay for citations, copies, and the like under Court Services.
  • You can request copies as an optional service to be attached to the citation.
  • The addresses of the plaintiffs are required. The addresses of the defendants are required.
  • In preparing an Original Petition all parties should be listed.

Subsequent Filings

  • Items not needing a file stamp (proposed orders, notices, etc) should not have a cover letter as the lead document.
  • To request citations and the like, create and upload a cover letter request as the lead document in the filing (Filing Code: Request-District).
  • Motions should be filed as a lead document.
  • Exhibits should each be uploaded individually (or merged together if more than one) as attachments to the lead document.

Case Information Availability


*       This jurisdiction’s Case Management System, (CMS) is fully integrated into the State eFiling system.

*       When you are making a subsequent eFiling into an existing case for this jurisdiction your case should be available in the eFiling system and your case information will be automatically imported.

*       If the case is not found, please recheck your search criteria. If the system still does not return your case, please send an email to support@filetime.com. We will contact the State eFiling system and jurisdiction to correct the issue.

Updated by Kenny Williams on 5/22/2015 as directed by Kim Hazuka - New policy update regarding cover letter; court going paperless.

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