Electronic filing in the civil jurisdiction of the Magistrates Court

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Electronic filing in the civil jurisdiction of the Magistrates Court with the exclusions of Restraining Order applications, Extraordinary Driver’s Licence applications and Protection and Care matters, is available.
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Electronic filing in the civil jurisdiction of the Magistrates Court with the exclusions of Restraining Order applications, Extraordinary Driver's Licence applications and Protection and Care matters, is available. This includes filing documents on matters commenced prior to this date.

The Court’s ECMS is the electronic case management system for managing proceedings in all Western Australian courts and tribunals and is available through the eLodgment system on the eCourts Portal for use by the legal profession, government agencies and self-represented litigants.

Proceedings in the Court’s civil jurisdiction are commenced by filing originating documents. Once commenced other documents can also be filed using the ECMS. Filing fees are paid online and all court orders and listings can be accessed electronically by parties to the proceedings.

Benefits of eLodgment include the ability to lodge civil procedure applications and forms electronically. Access court documents and court orders 24/7. View online all civil procedure matters that you, or your client are linked to and receive court documents and court orders electronically.

Register for eLodgment.

Page reviewed 12 August 2020