Form EW-C3401.3 "Certification for Exemption From E-Filing" - Illinois

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Download Form EW-C3401.3 "Certification for Exemption From E-Filing" - Illinois

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This form is approved by the Illinois Supreme Court and is required to be accepted in all Illinois Appellate Courts.
Instructions
THIS APPEAL INVOLVES A MATTER SUBJECT TO EXPEDITED DISPOSITION UNDER
Check the box to the
RULE 311(a).
right if your case
involves custody,
visitation, or removal
of a child.
Appellate Case No.:
Enter the Appellate
Court case number.
IN THE APPELLATE COURT OF
ILLINOIS
Just below "In the
Appellate Court of
Illinois," enter the
District
number of the appellate
district that will hear
the appeal.
Appeal from the Circuit Court of
If the case name in the
In re
County
trial court began with
“In re” (for example,
“In re Marriage of
Trial Court Case No.:
Jones”), enter that
name. Below that,
enter the names of the
Plaintiff/Petitioner (First, middle, last names)
parties in the trial court,
and check the correct
Appellant
Appellee
Honorable
boxes to show which
party filed the appeal
(“appellant”) and which
v.
Judge, Presiding
party is responding to
the appeal (“appellee”).
Defendant/Respondent (First, middle, last names)
To the far right, enter the
trial court county, trial
Appellant
Appellee
court case number, and
trial judge's name.
CERTIFICATION FOR EXEMPTION FROM E-FILING
In 1, check the reasons
1. I am not able to e-file documents in this case for the following reasons
:
(check all that apply)
you are asking to file by
mail, in person, or by
 I am representing myself and do not have the Internet or a computer in my home.
other means. You should
check all that apply.
My only access is through a public terminal at a courthouse, library, or other location.
This poses a financial or other hardship.
You are exempt from e-
filing and you do not
 I am representing myself and have trouble reading, writing, or speaking in English.
need to file this
Certification if:
 I am filing a document in a sensitive case, such as a petition for an order of protection
you are in jail or
prison;
or a civil no contact/stalking order.
you are filing a
will;
 I tried to e-file my documents, but I was unable to complete the process because the
you are filing into a
juvenile case; OR
equipment or assistance I need is not available.
your disability
prevents you from
e-filing.
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This form is approved by the Illinois Supreme Court and is required to be accepted in all Illinois Appellate Courts.
Instructions
THIS APPEAL INVOLVES A MATTER SUBJECT TO EXPEDITED DISPOSITION UNDER
Check the box to the
RULE 311(a).
right if your case
involves custody,
visitation, or removal
of a child.
Appellate Case No.:
Enter the Appellate
Court case number.
IN THE APPELLATE COURT OF
ILLINOIS
Just below "In the
Appellate Court of
Illinois," enter the
District
number of the appellate
district that will hear
the appeal.
Appeal from the Circuit Court of
If the case name in the
In re
County
trial court began with
“In re” (for example,
“In re Marriage of
Trial Court Case No.:
Jones”), enter that
name. Below that,
enter the names of the
Plaintiff/Petitioner (First, middle, last names)
parties in the trial court,
and check the correct
Appellant
Appellee
Honorable
boxes to show which
party filed the appeal
(“appellant”) and which
v.
Judge, Presiding
party is responding to
the appeal (“appellee”).
Defendant/Respondent (First, middle, last names)
To the far right, enter the
trial court county, trial
Appellant
Appellee
court case number, and
trial judge's name.
CERTIFICATION FOR EXEMPTION FROM E-FILING
In 1, check the reasons
1. I am not able to e-file documents in this case for the following reasons
:
(check all that apply)
you are asking to file by
mail, in person, or by
 I am representing myself and do not have the Internet or a computer in my home.
other means. You should
check all that apply.
My only access is through a public terminal at a courthouse, library, or other location.
This poses a financial or other hardship.
You are exempt from e-
filing and you do not
 I am representing myself and have trouble reading, writing, or speaking in English.
need to file this
Certification if:
 I am filing a document in a sensitive case, such as a petition for an order of protection
you are in jail or
prison;
or a civil no contact/stalking order.
you are filing a
will;
 I tried to e-file my documents, but I was unable to complete the process because the
you are filing into a
juvenile case; OR
equipment or assistance I need is not available.
your disability
prevents you from
e-filing.
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I
Enter the Case Number given by the Circuit Clerk: _________________________________
2.
Illinois Supreme Court Rule 9(c)(5)
allows for an exemption from e-filing for good cause.
For the above reasons, I need a good cause exemption from e-filing for my entire case
or until I am able to e-file.
I certify that everything in the Certification for Exemption from E-filing is true and correct. I
Under the Code of
Civil Procedure,
735
understand that making a false statement on this form is perjury and has penalties provided
ILCS
5/1-109, making
by law under
735 ILCS
5/1-109.
a statement on this
form that you know to
be false is perjury, a
/s/
Class 3 Felony.
Your Signature
Street Address
After you finish this
form, sign and print
your name.
Print Your Name
City, State, ZIP
Enter your complete
address, telephone
number, and email
address, if you have
Telephone
Email
one.
GETTING COURT DOCUMENTS BY EMAIL: You should use an email account that you do not share with anyone else and that you check
every day. If you do not check your email every day, you may miss important information, notice of court dates, or documents from other parties.
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