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E-FILING FOR CIVIL CASES

VIRGINIA JUDICIARY E-FILING SYSTEM (VJEFS)

VIEW SYSTEM DEMO HERE

Information to review before application:

Terms and Conditions

Privacy Policy 

Getting started:

  1. Fill out the application and return to the Clerk’s Office by email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
  2. Once the application is received, the Clerk will set login information and forward it to you via email.
  3. Once registered, log in here to begin e-filing.

Helpful information:

ALL parties must e-file for a case to remain in VJEFS. Paper filings CANNOT be accepted in VJEFS cases.

All applicants must complete the application process within 24 hours of receiving log in credentials.

Once you have successfully applied to VJEFS in any Circuit Court, you will be granted access to VJEFS in all jurisdictions who e-file using the system. IMPORTANT-refunds will not be issued for cases filed mistakenly in Washington County. An order to transfer must be obtained by the Judge to move the case to the correct filing jurisdiction.

In Forma Pauperis petitions will not be accepted via e-filing.

Application Instructions
Section 1
- Organization Registration Information - Company/Firm information 
Section 2 – Authorizing Party Information - The Authorizing Party of an organization is an individual with the authority to make management decisions for the organization.
Section 3 – Administrator Registration Information - This individual will be an administrator for the organization and will be able to add users, remove users, reset passwords, etc. This person does not need to be the same as the Authorizing Party and is one of the following:
Administrator Only - will be responsible for user accounts within the organization but will not have access for e-filing documents. Examples of administrator only would be an office manager or IT manager for the office.
Administrator/Attorney - an attorney who will be e-filing and will also have administrator responsibilities
Administrator/Staff - a staff member who will be e-filing on behalf of an attorney and will also have administrator responsibilities

 

Resources:

Attorney User Manual