CM/ECF Attorney User's Guide

 

  • Attorney Checklist
  • Creating New parties
  • Docketing Lead Event
  • Paying The Filing Fees
  • Proceeding In Forma Pauperis
  • Introduction
  • Authorization for Electronic Filing
  • Electronically Filed Documents
  • Deadlines
  • Usage Requirements
  • The Use of This Manual
  • Help Desk
  • Notification of System Maintenance Issues
  • General System Capabilities and Functions: Full System Users
  • General System Capabilities and Functions: PACER System Users
  • Registering for a PACER Account
  • Filing in NDFL
  • Hardware and Software Requirements
  • Viewing and Creating PDF Files
  • Portable Document Format (.pdf)
  • How to View PDF Files Using Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat
  • How to Convert Documents to PDF Format
  • Accessing CM/ECF for Filing and Querying
  • Logging In to CM/ECF
  • CM/ECF Features
  • Menu Options or "Hyperlinks"
  • User Interactions
  • Screen Features
  • Correcting Date Entry Mistakes Prior to Accepting the Transaction
  • Aborting an Entry
  • Filing a Civil Complaint or a Notice of Removal
  • Sealed Documents
  • E-Filing Documents in a Civil Case - A Step By Step Guide
  • Filing Documents in Criminal Cases
  • Sealed Documents
  • E-Filing Documents in a Criminal Case - A Step By Step Guide
  • Documents Requiring Original Signatures
  • Documents Submitted in Paper Format
  • Filing on Behalf of Another Attorney
  • How to Convert Documents to PDF Format
  • Joint Pleadings
  • Sealed Documents/Cases
  • Adding or Creating New Parties
  • Selecting/Modifying Party Roles
  • If a Party is Not Found
  • The Party Text Field re Usage
  • Documents Filed in Error
  • Refer to Existing Events of "Linking" Docket Entries
  • Receiving Electronic Service fo an Electronically Filed Document via Email
  • The Query Menu Option
  • Reports Feature
  • Utilities Feature
  • Logout Procedures