Electronic Filing Information

Mandatory Electronic Case Filing Jackson County Courthouse

The Circuit Court for Jackson County, Missouri, has entered into a Missouri eFiling Memorandum of Understanding with the Office of the State Court Administrator.  Since March 4, 2013, civil and domestic filings on new and existing cases, except those filed by non-attorney, self-represented parties, have been accepted electronically through the  eFiling System. Since August 1, 2013, criminal filings on new and existing cases (excluding Traffic, Watercraft and Conservation), except for those filed by non-attorney, self-represented parties and initial filings by the prosecutor, have been filed electronically through the Missouri eFiling System.  Since September 9, 2013, probate filings on new and existing cases, except certain filings by agencies in civil commitment matters and those filed by non-attorney self-represented parties, have been filed electronically through the Missouri eFiling System.  Since November 4, 2013, family court filings on all adoption and juvinile cases, whether on new or existing cases, except those filed by self-represented parties, have also been filed electronically through the Missouri eFiling System.

In order to file any new case or any pleading in an existing case as the attorney for a party, a licensed attorney in the State of Missouri will have to register for a user account and subscribe to the Missouri Court eFiling System. There is currently no charge for registering.

THE REGISTRATION AND SUBSCRIPTION WILL PROVIDE ACCESS THROUGH SECURE CASE.NET TO PUBLIC CASE FILE DOCUMENTS THAT HAVE BEEN SCANNED.

 REGISTER FOR A MISSOURI COURTS USER ACCOUNT

  • Go to the Missouri Case.net and click Logon in the upper right area of the screen (www.courts.mo.gov/casenet/base/welcome.do).
  • Under the Logon Box, click on My Account.
  • You will be taken to a page titled Log in to your Missouri Judiciary Account. Click on the wording Create an account.
  • Complete the registration process using your Mobar PIN from your Mobar card.

 

SUBSCRIBE TO THE MISSOURI COURTS eFILING SYSTEM

  • After receiving the confirmation email from mocourts.registration, wait 5 minutes and then log into the Missouri Courts eFiling System using the user id and password from the account you created.
  • Complete the two subscription screens, Subscribe to eFiling and Accept the Missouri Electronic Filing User Agreement.
  • When you see the eFiling Menu, your registration and subscription are complete.

 

DOCUMENTS IN SECURE CASE.NET

When you log into Secure Case.net, those items appearing in Docket Entries on a selected case that are shown in blue and underlined are electronic documents which may be viewed by clicking on the item. If the item is sealed or otherwise secured, there will be a lock icon beside the item, and the item cannot be viewed over the Internet. If you need assistance with Case.net, please contact the Office of the State Courts Administrator at 888-541-4894.

 

Electronic Filing Help

For assistance with the Missouri E-filing system, the Court encourages users with questions or concerns to contact the help desk of the Office of State Courts Administrator (OSCA).

The e-mail address is: OSCA.Help.Desk@courts.mo.gov.

Or, call toll-free at: (888) 541-4894.