News for January

Got a 2010 Resolution? How about one of ours...



When filing Amendments to Schedules, pursuant to F.R.B.P. 1008 “amendments... shall be verified or contain an unsworn declaration as provided in 28 U.S.C. § 1746.”

Coming in the New Year:

ECF Advanced Training for Attorneys and their staff. More details will be coming in the next few months

January Facts:

In November 2009:
  • 344 Attorneys filed
  • 8,901 pleadings electronically
  • 50 % of all pleadings

New Petitions filed by Electronic Case Filers:
  • 95 % November 2009
  • 93 % year to date

Time Period Reminders

Time periods that are less than 30 days are changed to multiples of seven days.

5-day periods become 7-day periods
10-day periods become 14-day periods
15-day periods become 14-day periods
20-day periods become 21-day periods
25-day periods become 28-day periods

Help Desk Info:

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

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