Effective today, parties in civil, family, Divisional Court and Small Claims Court matters are no longer required to re-file paper copies of documents filed by email once regular court operations resume.
Documents filed by email must instead be maintained in accordance with the applicable SCJ notice.
The filing fees applicable to these documents can be paid immediately by phone or cheque, in accordance with direction by, or on behalf of, a Registrar or the clerk.
More information is available in the following parts of the below SCJ notices:
Consolidated provincial notice: section D(3) (Filings): https://www.ontariocourts.ca/scj/notices-and-orders-covid-19/consolidated-notice/#3_Filings_and_court_fee_payments
CaseLines notice: section 2 (Electronic Court Filings – Justice Services Online): https://www.ontariocourts.ca/scj/notices-and-orders-covid-19/supplementary-notice-september-2-2020/#2_Electronic_Court_Filings_Justice_Services_Online
Divisional Court notice: section D.5: https://www.ontariocourts.ca/scj/notices-and-orders-covid-19/div-ct-feb2021/
Small Claims Court notice: section 12.2: https://www.ontariocourts.ca/scj/notices-and-orders-covid-19/suspension-small-claims-ops/#122_Other_documents