Hot Topic for April

Troubleshooting Tip for Accessing ECF


If you are:

You may have up to 5 logins and passwords with just as many web sites bookmarked. We have created a chart to help you understand the breakdown.

Court Web Address
Western District of Wisconsin Bankruptcy
Eastern District of Wisconsin Bankruptcy
Western District of Wisconsin District Court
Eastern District of Wisconsin District Court

If you want to search court files, and you use your P.A.C.E.R. account for that purpose, you can.....

  1. go to the same websites listed above for each individual court or
  2. use the U.S. Party Case Index at:

The U.S. Party Case Index is a national index for U.S. district, bankruptcy and appellate courts. You may conduct nationwide searches to determine whether or not a party is involved in federal litigation.

April Facts:

In February 2009:
  • 283 Attorneys filed
  • 7,656 pleadings electronically
  • 50% of all pleadings filed

New Petitions filed by Electronic Case Filers:
  • 93% February 2009
  • 94% year to date

New Trustee Events in ECF version 3.3

  • Application to Employ with 7-day notice
  • Notice of Domestic Support Obligation (final notice)

link to 2009 upgrade demos Have you seen the video demonstrations on the 2009 Spring ECF Upgrade?
Help Desk Info:

Our ECF Technical Help Desk is available during regular office hours 8:00-4:30 M-F

                        envelope We want to stay in touch with you. Please let us know if your e-mail address changes. Contact us at:

We can be reached at:
(800) 373-8708
(608) 264-5630 in Madison
(715) 839-2993 in Eau Claire