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MiFile Resources

Articles, videos, and other guides are being developed to aid the courts and the self-represented filers understand the requirements of electronic filing and the use of MiFILE. 

MiFILE Overview

See introductory videos of the Filer Overview and Clerk/Judge Review for a preliminary illustration of some MiFILE features. These videos are not a final representation of MiFILE, which will be further developed and configured before statewide implementation begins. 


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​Getting Involved

Throughout this multi-year implementation, there will be a variety of ways to get involved, such as participating in an advisory work group to provide input on system modifications and policy/procedure recommendations.





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​​How Do I Prepare for MiF​ILE? 

  • Choose an electronic document management sys​tem (EDMS) ​
  • Make plans for public access to electronic records
  • Consider needs of filers
  • Determine hardware and software needs



Wha​t Happens at Implementation?

The MiFILE team will contact your court three to six months before MiFILE is scheduled for your court.  ​The SCAO will discuss the use of technology in general, the organization of your court, and your readiness for MiFILE. 


​​Inform and Meet . . .

Conduct Readiness Assessment
​​​​Assess, Conduct, Identify, and Determine . . .
Build, Test, and Train
Build, Configure, and Test . . . ​  


​Final Preparations and Go-Live​​

            Communicate, Go Live, Troubleshoot, and Support . . .
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What Else Shou​​ld I ​K​no​​​​w?


​​Implementation Timeline - ​After the mode​l courts are using MiFILE, the  system will be implemented in all Michigan courts according to a statewide rollout strategy. Check here for updates to the timeline.

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Court Forms - ​All SCAO-approved court forms will be revised for use with MiFILE.  Check here monthly to keep informed of the changes and other details. 

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Court Rules and e-Filing Standards ​- Michigan Court Rules and e-Filing standards have been adopted to support e-Filing and to ensure a consistent and reliable experience for the filers and courts.  Check here for articles that explain these changes. 

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Traini​ng  - ImageSoft will provide system training through various methods to court clerks, court staff, judges, and attorneys​ during and after implementation. 

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Ongoing ​Support - ImageSoft will provide ongoing support to courts during and after implementation. ImageSoft will also provide support for filers.

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