Interruption of Oregon Appellate eFiling System
November 30, 2016 – December 5, 2016Oregon’s Appellate eFiling system will be unavailable from November 30,2016, at 3:00 p.m. until December 5, 2016, at 8:00 a.m.
The Oregon Judicial Department will be installing enhancements relating to
the processing of appellate case financial information beginning Wednesday,
November 30, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. Because of the complexity of the
enhancements, and to ensure proper installation and testing, the appellate
courts will discontinue use of the appellate electronic court system,
including eFiling and eService, from Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at 3:00
p.m. until Monday, December 5, 2016, at 8:00 a.m.
The Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court and the Chief Judge of the
Oregon Court of Appeals have found that good cause exists to temporarily
waive ORAP 16.60 (concerning mandatory eFiling) and ORAP 16.25(1)
(governing the filing deadline for eFiled documents). The Chief Justice
and Chief Judge have issued an order describing how litigants must file
documents during the period that the eFiling system is unavailable.IMPORTANT NOTICE: The unavailability of the system does not extend anyjurisdictional deadline, including those related to the filing and serviceof a notice of appeal, a petition for judicial review, or any other caseinitiating document. Your circumstances may require you to conventionallyfile your initiating document.
The Chief Justice and Chief Judge's order, which was amended on November
21, 2016, to reflect that November 30, 2016, is a Wednesday, may be viewed
on the Online Services page on the Judicial Department's website at:http://courts.oregon.gov/OJD/docs/OnlineServices/eFile/CJO16-052CJO16-09.pdf
Further, public access to the Appellate Case Management System, via an
Oregon Judicial Case Information Network subscription, also will be
unavailable from November 30, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. until December 5, 2016, at
8:00 a.m. During that time, remote access to appellate case information
and case documents will not be available.
Neither the enhancements installation nor the temporary unavailability of
the appellate electronic court system will affect the trial courts in any
Please plan your business with the appellate courts accordingly. The
appellate courts will be open normal business hours on Wednesday, November
30, through Friday, December 2. If you need assistance during that time,
please call the Appellate Court Records Section at (503) 986-5589.
We apologize for the inconvenience.