State-by-State Grade and Ranking Chart

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State Overall Law E-Filing Accessibility Usability
 
Grade
Grade
Grade
Grade
Grade
Alabama F 49 F 48 F 41 F 45 F 40
Alaska C 27 C 32 F 39 B- 22 C+ 13
Arizona C- 30 C+ 26 A+ 1 D+ 28 F 42
Arkansas F 38 C 35 F 36 F 43 F 42
California B+ 2 A 1 A- 22 A 4 C 19
Colorado B- 15 A- 5 A- 22 B- 22 D+ 24
Connecticut D 35 C+ 23 D 30 D 33 F 47
Delaware F 41 D 41 F 31 F 45 D- 33
Florida B+ 4 B 13 A+ 1 A 4 C+ 10
Georgia B 8 B+ 7 A+ 1 B+ 14 C- 22
Hawaii B+ 4 A- 5 A+ 1 A+ 2 D 28
Idaho C 26 B- 22 F 41 C 27 A+ 1
Illinois B 9 C 29 A+ 1 B+ 14 B+ 4
Indiana C 25 C- 39 C 24 B+ 14 D+ 24
Iowa D 34 C 29 F 31 F 40 B 6
Kansas D 36 D- 42 F 41 D+ 28 B 5
Kentucky C+ 20 B+ 10 F 31 B- 26 C+ 13
Louisiana C 23 B- 17 C 24 B 19 F 38
Maine B 13 B- 21 A 16 A- 11 C- 20
Maryland C 28 D- 44 A+ 1 A 9 D 28
Massachusetts B 13 C- 37 A+ 1 B 19 A- 2
Michigan B 6 B- 17 A+ 1 A 4 B- 9
Minnesota C+ 19 B+ 10 F 36 D+ 28 A- 2
Mississippi F 46 C- 37 F 41 F 43 F 42
Missouri B- 17 B+ 10 A+ 1 B 19 F 35
Montana F 47 B+ 9 F 41 F 49 F 50
Nebraska F 41 C+ 23 F 41 F 35 F 48
Nevada F 44 F 46 F 31 F 40 D 30
New Hampshire F 43 B- 19 F 36 F 48 F 49
New Jersey B 10 B+ 7 A 21 B- 25 C 16
New Mexico F 37 D- 43 A 16 F 39 F 45
New York B- 16 C 36 A+ 1 A- 12 C+ 10
North Carolina C+ 21 B 13 D 29 A 4 F 35
North Dakota F 45 F 50 F 41 D+ 28 C- 20
Ohio B 10 C+ 26 A+ 1 A- 12 B- 7
Oklahoma C 23 C+ 26 A 16 B- 22 F 35
Oregon B+ 3 A 2 A+ 1 B+ 14 C 16
Pennsylvania C+ 22 B 16 F 39 A 9 D+ 23
Rhode Island B 12 C 32 A+ 1 A 4 C+ 13
South Carolina D+ 33 C+ 25 C 27 F 36 D- 31
South Dakota F 48 F 49 F 41 F 47 D+ 24
Tennessee C 28 C 29 A 16 D 32 D+ 24
Texas B- 17 B- 19 A+ 1 A 3 F 39
Utah F 39 F 45 F 31 D- 34 F 41
Vermont F 40 C- 40 F 41 F 38 D- 31
Virginia B 7 A- 4 C 24 B 18 B- 8
Washington A- 1 A- 3 A+ 1 A+ 1 C 16
West Virginia D+ 32 C 32 C 27 F 40 C+ 10
Wisconsin C- 30 B 15 A 16 F 37 D- 34
Wyoming F 50 F 47 F 41 F 50 F 45

Note: In case of a tie, states are listed in alphabetical order.

 

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First published October 16, 2007 | Last updated October 17, 2007
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