Role Types and Definitions

Please read about role types and descriptions to determine your party type. Please click "Register at the bottom of the form when ready to register.
Registered Public User

Description:

Any user, including attorneys, who wishes to access the KCDC eFiling system for purposes of searching/reviewing case records or eFiling documents into KCDC cases.


Type of Access:

Read access to case data information only. No case document access, unless the user is viewing a case in which they are a litigant or representative (attorney or their staff) of a litigant on a case and have been granted access to the Case because they have been provided a case Token.


eFile Ability:

Yes – eFiling itself is free of charge, but required filing fees must be paid at the time of the transaction. eFiling is permitted into any KCDC case eligible for eFiling.


Cost:

None.

Washington Attorney User

Description:

An active member in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association; and account is being used in the course of business as a practicing attorney. WA Attorneys (or Attorneys from any other Bar Association) may register as Registered Public Users for purposes of case management and eFiling if court-wide document access is not required. Please see Registered Public User description for more information on account access for that group.


Type of Access:

Same access as the Public Registered User plus access to read documents, regardless of status as a case participant, in all court files except sealed files or documents.


eFile Ability:

Yes – eFiling itself is free of charge, but required filing fees must be paid at the time of the transaction. eFiling is permitted into any KCDC case eligible for eFiling.


Cost:

$100 per year, paid in advance. A no-fee trial subscription is being offered at this time. Account fee is assessed for the unlimited access to documents to all of KCDC’s un-sealed case documents.

Government User

Description:

User is employed by a Municipal, County or State Criminal Justice Agency (courts, prosecution or defense offices, law enforcement agencies); and account is being used in the course of official business of the employing agency. User must provide agency’s ORI number as part of account registration.


Type of Access:

Read-Only to all non-sealed cases, including all non-sealed or non-confidential documents


eFile Ability:

No – if users need to eFile on behalf of a Government Agency – they should do so under a Registered Public User account or a WA Attorney User account (if applicable).


Cost:

None.


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