NJ Senate Panel OKs Funding For Digital E-Court System

Law360, New York (June 21, 2013, 6:57 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey Senate committee on Friday approved a bill that would empower the state judiciary to increase filing fees to modernize how courts handle documents and other case information following amendments to the bill's funding plan to prioritize legal help for the poor.

The state Senate's Budget and Appropriations Committee advanced S3002, which would allow the state's Supreme Court to increase filing and other statutory fees in order to collect an estimated $27.1 million. The money would be divided between the so-called 21st Century Justice...
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