Hot Topic for December

Email Enhancements and the Bankruptcy Noticing Center (BNC)

Bankruptcy Noticing Center


In ECF Select [ Utilities > Maintain Your ECF Account > E-Mail Information ]

Email Security

Opportunity to Decline Notices of Electronic Filing

Opportunity to Receive Notices of Electronic Filing

Combining Noticing Recipients on BNC Certificates of Notice

Terminated Parties

Here's something new--Notice of Meeting of Creditors

  • Meeting of creditor notices will be sent to the debtor’s attorney via email, in place of paper notices. The email will contain a secure hyperlink to the un-redacted notice.
  • The BNC will send one summary email per day containing hyperlinks to one or more notices
  • Each hyperlink provides one free look to the full notice
  • The debtor’s attorney will no longer receive the 341 paper notices from the BNC


In October 2011:
  • 352 Attorneys filed
  • 7,891 pleadings electronically

New Petitions filed by Electronic Case Filers:
  • 96 % October 2011
  • 95 % year to date

Upgrade to CM/ECF Weekend of November 26th

We will be upgrading CM/ECF to version 4.+ over the weekend of November 26, 2011. The system will be available with read-only access starting 6 a.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Monday.


Effective December 1, 2011, all court fees paid over the counter in Eau Claire must be by a firm check, money order or cashier's check. Cash will no longer be accepted at the Eau Claire Divisional Office.

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