e-Court will re-shape the future of USA litigation
Unknown makes unloved ? Not always, according to e-Court's President Huibert.H.W. Arnold. He believes e-Court will re-shape the future of USA litigation A lengthy process for a neighbor dispute or to settle a labor dispute is no longer needed.
By: e-Court.us Legal Services LLB
June 23, 2010 - PRLog -- Press Release
Washington, Wednesday, June 23, 2010
e-Court will re-shape the future of USA litigation
The USA experiences, in common with most western democracies, an increasingly complicated society. It is therefore no surprise that the legal system across the country gets clogged up, especially where it regards civil and common law areas. The waiting time for trial can be anywhere from six months to three years or longer. Even Small Claims Courts in the USA which provide a resolution for simple cases will take you the better part of a year to go through the entire Small Claims Court process i.e have your trial and get judgement. Collecting adds further delay and is an entirely different story, it is by no means the easiest undertaking both in terms of additional expense and duration.
Apart from the unacceptable time it takes to find judgement in regular government courts, the actual litigation process also adds a mystique for many people and makes the entire process through the traditional courts a very frustrating and intimidating experience to the layperson.
In recognition to above, e-Court has been introduced to provide competent, affordable, simple, speedy, secure and transparent justice for everyone. e-Court also provides an uniform litigation system throughout the USA without the need to understand the pecularities existing in each provincial legislative system. With e-Court legal justice is rendered with prior knowledge of expense and duration. It is expected that e-Court during its first six months of operations is capable to handle a minimum of #5000 cases at any one time, with at least #50,000 cases at full maturity.
Unknown makes unloved ? Not always, according to e-Court's President Huibert.H.W. Arnold. He believes
e-Court will re-shape the future of USA litigation and will very much become the preferred and "loved" method to settle civil and common law disputes. A lengthy process for a neighbor dispute or to settle a labor dispute is no longer needed. Litigate via the e-Court is much faster. Moreover, with e-Court justice no longer goes to the person with the longest financial breath.
Cases are handled in principle using the Internet. Only if the cost of procedure is over 60,000 dollars will there be an automatical physical ( or video-conference ) hearing, however parties may order a hearing when filing a new case. e-Court judgments are based on contract principles ( e.g binding arbitration ), they are valid and legally binding across the USA. Decisions are reviewed by an independent Board of Trustees.
Is e-Court safe ?
e-Court has taken all measures to safeguard information. The website is heavily protected like internet banking with leading banking institutions. An EV SSL Digital Certificate is installed on a web site, users can see a padlock icon in the green command bar. Extended Validation SSL (EV SSL) certificates build on the existing SSL certificate format, but provide an additional layer of protection in a strictly defined issuance process created to ensure that the certificate holder is who they claim to be.
What to expect :
E-Court is so groundbreaking that one expects immediate discussions, first among the lawyers as to how e-Court's legal techniques can be realized within current traditional practices. There should be no reason why forward, socially and Internet savvy lawyers would not embrace the new private court.
The need and the objectives of e-Court should be little cause for discussion, except to the extent that few believe that the - increasing - demand for justice in the coming decades can be met by government alone, not to mention the related costs born by taxes. Most budgets by Justice outline an excess dollars difference between what the judges feel is necessary and what Justice indicates as needed significant saving.
Moreover, the core task of government according to many of its officials is the criminal law. Civil conflict is increasingly known as "polluter pays". Years ago Justice said that civil parties themselves should know how to solve their conflicts.
e-Court becomes fully operational on August 01 2010 and promises to rule within six weeks after submitting a case. For any appeal four weeks is added, so a trial may last up to ten weeks. Now ordinary citizens can access affordable litigation. People can enter most civil cases in e-Court. It is expected that e-Court during its first six months of operations is capable to handle a minimum of #5000 cases at any one time, with at least #50,000 cases at full maturity.
e-Court's website can be viewed via e-court.us.com. The company operates in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India and the United Kingdom and maintains a large number of proprietary related domains such as : e-Court.ca and eCourt.ca and Internet-Court.ca and InternetCourt.ca and e-Court.us.com and eCourt.us.com and us-ecourt.us and e-Court.uk.com and eCourt.uk.com and eCourt.au.com and eCourt.co.nz and eCourt.in. Similarly it operates social networking blogs via Twitter, Facebook, Google Buzz and Linkedin.
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Competent, Affordable, Transparent and Speedy Justice for Everyone
e-Court.us Legal Services LLC ( hereafter referred as e-Court ) is an independent group of experienced professionals like (former) lawyers, barristers, sollicitors or attorneys, judges, university professors, industry and other legal interest groups. e-Court aims to provide competent, affordable and speedy justice for everyone. e-Court also provides an uniform litigation system throughout The United States without the need to understand the peculiarities existing in each State legislative system.