Mobile service makes it easier to file, track lawsuits in Beijing

Updated 2018-04-02 15:13:08

Beijing residents can now file and trace lawsuits using a smartphone instead of going to a court thanks to a legal services mobile platform.

The platform, a WeChat account operated by the Beijing High People's Court, has made the legal process much easier for litigants and improved the work efficiency of judges, according to the court.

Litigants can also use the service to contact judges, search existing laws, supply materials and receive judicial documents, it said.

The service is seen as a new way for litigants to keep tabs on legal proceedings, as it requires courts across the city to make public how many cases they file, announce rulings, and provide other judicial big data, according to the high court.

"Our aim is to save litigants time and travel costs via this simple platform that lets them deal with legal affairs any time and place," it said in a statement.

The WeChat account service now covers every court in the capital, and over 86,000 cases were filed through the platform by the end of last year, it said.

"We're planning to accelerate the handling of disputes brought by bankruptcy this year, in a move to provide more convenience for litigants by simplifying procedures and using more technology-friendly applications," the statement added.

Also in the News

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time
Showbiz2016/06/16 13:58October 18 2018 17:08:37

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time

Attending Shanghai International Film Festival, Nicole Kidman talks about her role in "Grace of Monaco".

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts
Also in the News2014/05/01 12:16October 18 2018 17:08:37

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'
Also in the News2014/04/18 13:18October 18 2018 17:08:37

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'

Hollywood star Johnny Depp's speech in the upcoming new film "Transcendence" has been disclosed on Friday, April 11th.

China World Business Sports Showbiz Audio
C4 My Chinese Life The Sound Stage China Revealed Showbiz Video Travel Video
China World Fun Travel Entertainment Sports
Beijing Shanghai Guangzhou
Live Music Opera & Classical Movies Traditional Shows Exhibitions
Learn Chinese:
Chinese Studio Living Chinese Everyday Chinese Just For Fun Chinese Culture Buzzwords