Electronic Court Filing in Ontario is Becoming More Common

Ontario’s courts are embracing electronic filing for cases. Currently, you can file many types of civil documents online and can file material for reference during a hearing. The two main systems being used are the Civil Submissions Online Portal (to file documents) and CaseLines (for electronic use of documents during hearings). To learn more about … Continue reading Electronic Court Filing in Ontario is Becoming More Common

Modernizing Our Courts Under a New Government

After over a decade of Liberal rule in Ontario, we are beginning to see incremental change to our courts. We can now issue some pleadings online. However, my understanding is that the pleadings are then printed by our courts and then placed into a paper file. The Ford government must continue the goal of instituting … Continue reading Modernizing Our Courts Under a New Government

The Case of The Missing Court Documents

Over the past year, I have called for innovation within the court system (http://bit.ly/1W0Fsad). In Romspen Investment Corp. v. 6176666 Canada Ltée., 2012 ONSC 1727, Justice Brown calls on judges, as the ultimate stewards of our justice system, to pressure the government into adopting a new document management system. His appeal for change unfolds in a story about missing … Continue reading The Case of The Missing Court Documents