Trials - Text message notice system
This is a system which allows the parties to a lawsuit to expeditiously learn about trial progress information such as designation of hearing date for a civil case on the merits, filing of documents, etc., through text messages.
All civil cases on the merits in all Korean courts (including branches and municipal and martial courts)
Those parties to a lawsuit and agents in a civil case on the merits who have paid in advance the service fee are eligible to apply.
Apply by indicating in the application form in the complaint or by submitting "Application for Receiving Information through Mobile Phone”
Process of transmitting message
When a trial date is set (including when trial date is changed/cancelled) or when documents has been filed, information pertaining thereto is inputted into the trial affairs system.
Information inputted in the morning hours are transmitted at 12:00 pm while those inputted in the afternoon are transmitted at 7:00 pm.
Settlement of fees
For one message, 17 won (including VAT; 22 won until May 31, 2007) is deducted from the service fee balance. (If there is no balance service fee, the text messages will not be transmitted.)
Effects of text message notice system
The text message notice system allows speedy delivery of information such as notice of trial date and receipt of documents prior to the actual service thereof.
There are times you are outside the home unable to be served of notice of trial date, but with the text message notice system, you can receive these information safely.