Currently the branch does not have an overall integration strategy; however, a NIEM-based, standards approach to integration and data sharing is used for any data exchange work being developed.
This model enables information sharing, focusing on information exchanged among organizations as part of their current or intended business practices. The NIEM exchange development methodology results in a common semantic understanding among participating organizations and data formatted in a semantically consistent manner. NIEM will standardize content, provide tools, and manage processes*.
*U.S. Dept. of Justice, National Information Exchange Model, www.niem.gov.
The following documents are provided for the technical staff of the courts and electronic filing service providers (EFSP) to provide guidelines for the successful implementation of electronic filing in the Civil CMS (CCMS-V3) application. The Civil CMS application uses California's Second Generation E-Filing Specifications (2GEFS).2GEFS-CCMS Specifications and Schema (ZIP)
2GEFS CMS 01 to 02 Schema Updates
2GEFS CMS-V3 01 to 02 Schema Updates is an update on 2GEFS schema development and documentation.
2GEFS-CCMS Implementation Guide (PDF)
The 2GEFS-CMS Implementation Guide provides Electronic Filing Service Providers' (EFSPs) technical staff with guidelines for implementing electronic filing to work with the statewide CMS-V3 system.
CMS E-Filing CCTC-EFSP Connectivity Technical Guide (PDF)
The CMS E-Filing CCTC-EFSP Connectivity Technical Guide provides instructions and support information to authorized EFSPs for connectivity to the California Courts Technology Center (CCTC) CMS Electronic Filing Manager (EFM). The document may also be used as a guideline for connectivity to local implementations of the CMS EFM in non-CCTC courts.