Many law firms have been forced to adapt to a remote-work environment because of COVID-19. This has placed an unprecedented burden on law firms’ technological capabilities.
Several of WILMIC’s insured attorneys and others have questioned how to formally execute documents without being in the physical presence of the signatory during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The WI Supreme Court has now created a “Temporary Mailbox Rule” for those attorneys who do not have access to the Court System’s eFiling system.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has issued an order that allows attorneys to file notices of appearances, motions and responses to motions by email in the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.
For someone to be able to call their lawyer and unburden themselves with even one issue on their to-do list provides them a tremendous amount of relief from the stress they are feeling.