Access training, quick tips, FAQs, and help desk: The court's CJA eVoucher page offers Electronic Learning Modules, an Attorney Manual, and focused training tools. Quick Tips and FAQs offer trouble-shooting solutions,
and a CJA help desk is available at firstname.lastname@example.org or 504-310-7799.
Use compatible browser and settings: CJA eVoucher works only with Safari 5.1 or newer and
Internet Explorer 8 or newer. On Windows 8 or Internet Explorer 11, your browser must be set to Compatibility mode. Set your cache to “Every time I visit the webpage”
to avoid loss of data. See Connecting and Signing On FAQs.
Hit the Save button often: CJA eVoucher times out periodically for security reasons and does
not recognize data entry until the Save button is pressed. Avoid data loss by hitting the Save button often!
Create new password--add and save attorney information--add and save billing information:
You will receive a CJA eVoucher notice for cases pending in the court as of December 1, 2015, and for any new appointments.
Follow the First Login Instructions to create your password, attorney
information, and billing information. Passwords must be at least eight characters and contain one upper case letter, one lower case letter,
one number, and one special character.
Create CJA 20 or 30 voucher: Case appointments appear in the Appointments List folder on
your home page. The CJA eVoucher format for appellate case number 15‑4950 is: 3:14‑AP-04950 (the first 3 in the CJA eVoucher number
is associated with the district from which the case arises). Follow the Creating a CJA 20 Instructions to create a voucher and enter
your services and expenses. Note that you will receive an error message unless you set the begin date in the Claim Status tab to
reflect the date your representation began.
Submit CJA 20 or 30 voucher: Under the Claim Status tab, set your begin and end dates to cover the first and last dates claimed on the voucher and answer all
questions on the Claim Status page. Upload any required documents using the Documents tab. See
Checklist for CJA 20 and 30 Vouchers.
Under the Confirmation tab, review the voucher, check the box affirming the truth and correctness of the voucher, and submit the voucher
to the court. You will receive a Success message upon successful submission, and the case will move to your Submitted Documents folder.
Requirements for CJA 20 and 30 Vouchers are set out in the include the following:
Create and submit CJA 21 or 31 authorization: Click on the case you wish to work with in the
Appointments List folder (not My Active Documents) and select Auth under Create New Voucher. Counsel must create and submit an
authorization for any expert services in excess of $800 before the services are provided, including paralegal, law clerk, interpreter,
translator, and duplication services. Use the instructions for
Creating an Authorization for Expert Services Exceeding $800
The court will add any new service provider when it receives counsel’s authorization through CJA
Create and submit CJA 21 or 31 voucher: Click on the case you wish to work with in the
Appointments List folder and select CJA 21 or CJA 31 under Create New Voucher. Use the instructions for
Creating & Submitting a CJA 21/31 for an Interpreter or Translator to create the voucher. Counsel then reviews and approves the
completed voucher for submission to the court. For all other CJA 21 and 31 vouchers, counsel will need to enter the expert's services
and expenses, upload the invoice, and approve the data. Counsel will then select and approve the voucher again to submit it for payment.
Order transcript on CJA 24 and follow any further instructions from the district court: As of December 1, 2015, CJA 24’s are no longer processed by the Court of Appeals for payment in eVoucher. Transcripts will be ordered and paid through the district court. Please contact the CJA administrator in the originating district court for information about that district’s processing of CJA 24 vouchers.
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