Hot Topics for November

E(cf)-filing Services and New Filing Options

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E(cf)-filing Services

Whether it’s in our classroom or your office, our E(cf) - filing services can assist your staff and increase their efficiency. No firm is too big or small. Our trainers have the expertise to customize training for your environment and help you develop your cutting-edge ECF filing techniques.

Assistance is available in the following areas:

In the main menu above, note the link to: ECF Filing Services. Click on this link now for more detailed information.

Some New Filing Options

November Facts:

In September 2006:
  • 198 Attorneys filed
  • 4,094 pleadings electronically

New Petitions filed by Electronic Case Filers:

  • 84 % September 2006
  • 84 % year to date for September 2006



Important Browser Changes

Beginning November 23, 2006, December 1, 2006 (new date) ALL USERS accessing Pay.gov must use a browser that supports 128 bit encryption. This means anyone paying filing fees on-line through ECF or PACER must meet this specification. Below is a list of supported browser versions.

Minimum browser requirements to support 128 bit encryption:

  • Internet Explorer 6.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or greater
  • Mozilla 1.7 or greater
  • Netscape 7.x
  • Safari 1.2 (for MAC users)
  • Not Recommended: Internet Explorer 5.5 or lower

Typically, users can determine their browser version by opening the browser, clicking on Help and then choosing About. Should you experience any difficulties or have questions, please contact the ECF helpdesk at 800-373-8708. Thank you.

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: feedback@wiwb.uscourts.gov

We can be reached at:
(800) 373-8708
(608) 264-5360 in Madison
(715) 839-2993 in Eau Claire
helpdesk@wiwb.uscourts.gov