Florida’s First District Court of Appeal
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10-3 Regarding E-Filing Requirements.
regarding Electronic Filing of Docketing Statements
In an effort
to better serve those who have official business with the Court the
First District Court of Appeal is has developed an electronic portal
for use by attorneys and the public to access and file documents regarding cases. This web-based application is
called eDCA and is available as a link through the 1stDCA
as well as directly at
The eDCA application is now
publicly available and required for all filings by attorneys.
In addition to providing a convenient portal
for the transmittal of all filings with the court the eDCA application provides additional benefits to its users:
Convenient access to any public, digitized document (as
available) in cases where you are listed as an attorney or party
Electronic service of court orders, opinions, mandates and
Access to electronic copies of available briefs in cases in
which an attorney is NOT the attorney of record.
How-to Guides for the use of eDCA
In order to allay any concerns about the use of the eportal, the Court has prepared a number of How-to guides referencing
various new procedures. Please read through these guides to get a
better grasp of how eDCA might affect your workflow.
Guide Index: (click a title)
Feedback from our Users
eDCA is designed for you, the lawyer or party of record, who has
important business with our court. We know that no technology
application can be designed effectively in a vacuum. We want
feedback from you as to your likes and dislikes of the system. Our
software development group can be contacted at
firstname.lastname@example.org and is very
interested in any constructive feedback you might have. Your
suggestion may find its way into a future addition to eDCA.