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Electronic Case Filing

Case Management/Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) is the Federal Judiciary’s electronic case filing system that allows trained and certified users to file new bankruptcy cases, adversary proceedings, or documents right from their computer. The system uses standard computer hardware, an Internet connection and browser, plus software to format a document for electronic filing.

  • The system is easy to use
  • 24-hour availability for filing bankruptcy cases, adversary proceedings, and documents
  • Immediate confirmation to filers of documents
  • Automatic e-mail notice of case activity
  • 24-hour access to electronic files
  • Print documents from your printer – no more copy requests or delays
  • View and print docket sheets, claims registers, and other reports
  • Reduced paper and copying costs
  • Reduced courier and mailing costs
  • Multiple parties can view the same file simultaneously
  • Secure and reliable