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ECF General Information and Instructional Documents

Electronic Case Filing (ECF)

Case Management/Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) is the Federal Judiciary's electronic case filing system that allows trained and certified users to file new bankruptcy cases, adversary proceedings or documents right from their computer. The system uses standard computer hardware, an Internet connection and browser, plus software to format a document for electronic filing. The PACER Support Center can provide more information.


Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER)

Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) is an electronic public access service that allows users to obtain case and docket information from federal appellate, district and bankruptcy courts, and the PACER Case Locator via the Internet. PACER is provided by the federal Judiciary in keeping with its commitment to providing public access to court information via a centralized service.

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