On your Home Page, locate the appointment in the Appointments’ List. Click the case hyperlink.
The Appointment Info displays and you will see any vouchers which have been created for this appointment.
Click the CJA-20 Create button on the left-hand menu unless you see an existing CJA-20 Voucher in the Vouchers
on File which you have already created. (If you find an existing voucher, click on the
Edit hyperlink to view the document.
NOTE: If this is a death penalty case your voucher will be a CJA-30 voucher instead
of a CJA-20.
Advance to the Claim Status tab and set the Claim Start Date to the first day of services or expenses
billed (It will default to the current date.) You may then enter your expenses in the Services and Expenses
tab and save your work. You may continue to add items and edit the voucher until you are ready to submit the
claim to the court.
If you save your voucher and do not submit it to the court, you will find your voucher in the My Active Documents
folder on the top left of your Home page. To continue working with the voucher, click the
Edit hyperlink under the Status column.
You can quickly sort your Services and Expenses by date to find the Start Date for your voucher.
Navigate to the Services tab. Drag the Date column header up to the Blue Group by bar. The Services
Entry will be grouped and sorted by date. Repeat the grouping with the Expenses tab.
After grouping by Date:
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