Email Address Questions:
How does email notification work?
With the First Circuit Email Notification Program, attorneys and parties not represented by counsel will be emailed issuances by the Clerk's Office for the Court of Appeal, First Circuit in each case that the attorney or party is listed as counsel of record. The email will issue from
. It will have the docket number of the case in the subject line and it will contain an attachment, which will be the electronic image of the document.
Am I required to register for email notification?
There is currently no mandate for registering; however, the Court strongly encourages participation in ENotify. You must register and consent to receive email notification in order for the Court to send you email notifications.
Can I register for email notification by phone?
No. The Court requires that you register and give consent via the Court's website.
If I am from a big law firm, does each attorney need to register and consent to receive email notifications?
Yes, each attorney who wishes to receive email notifications in the cases where he/she is enrolled as counsel of record must register and provide consent to the Court.
Can I register with more than one email address?
No. You cannot have more than one email address.
How do I change the email address I've registered with the Court?
To change your email address with the Court, fill out the form titled "Email Address Change."
YOU ARE SOLEY RESPONSIBLE FOR ENSURING THAT YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS IS CORRECT.
How do I opt out of the First Circuit Email Notification Program once I have registered?
To opt out of the First Circuit Email Notification Program, fill out the form titled "Cancel Registration."
How do I change my postal mailing address with the Court?
At this time, you must still notify the Clerk of Court in writing of any postal mailing address change.
What hardware and software do I need to be able to receive email notifications and view the attached documents?
- A personal computer running a standard platform such as Windows or Macintosh
- Internet service
- A web browser like Netscape Navigator 4.6 or 4.7, Netscape 7.x, Internet Explorer 6.0 or 7.0
- An email address
- Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed for viewing PDF documents
Is email notification the same thing as electronic filing?
No. At this time, there is no electronic filing available. Only "electronic noticing" via email is available. Paper documents will continue to be filed at the Intake counter or mailed to the Clerk's Office.
Who do I contact if I need assistance with email notification or to obtain additional information not covered in the questions listed above?
For assistance with signing up for email notification or to obtain additional information not covered in the questions above, contact the Clerk of Court's Office at (225) 382-3000.