Hot Topic for August

Disclosure of Compensation of Attorney for Debtor


Disclosure must be filed with the voluntary petition or within 14 days.

When another attorney appears at a §341 meeting of creditors and is compensated, an amended disclosure of compensation is required.

Tips from the Information Technology Department

The version of software you have installed on your computer can be determined by opening the program, such as WordPerfect, selecting Help, then About the program


In June 2011:
  • 389 Attorneys filed
  • 8,467 pleadings electronically

New Petitions filed by Electronic Case Filers:
  • 95 % June 2011
  • 95 % year to date

Learn more about the October 2011 Upgrade to CM/ECF Release 4.1

Training modules offer tips, techniques and tricks for e-filing. We will be reviewing changes to our website and ECF users’ manual, discussing an overview of court entries, providing demonstrations on filing techniques, and much more.

  • October 18th in Eau Claire-9:00 a.m. at the federal courthouse
  • October 21st in Madison-9:00 a.m. at the federal courthouse

Contact us to register: 800-373-8708 or

Help Desk Info:

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

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