Technical CM/ECF Related Questions
How can I print a notice of electronic filing?
Login to CM/ECF, then click on Reports; select the option that says Docket Sheet. Enter the case number for the case and make sure that the box that says " Include links to notices of electronic filing" is checked. Click on Run Report, select the radio button (round silver ball) next to the docket entry for which you wish to print the notice of electronic filing . When the Notice of Electronic Filing displays then click File and Print to print the NEF.
Does the Court allow an attorney registering for ECF training to include a "secondary email address"? If so, how many secondary e-mail addresses are permitted?
Yes, After an attorney has registered and is an ECF user, the attorney may add secondary e-mail addresses to his/her user record by logging into CM/ECF, selecting Utilities (on the blue menu bar), Maintain Your E-Mail Address and adding secondary e-mail addresses. The Court encourages attorneys to not add more than two secondary e-mail addresses.
A document was filed in error, how can it be removed from the docket?
No changes can be made to the official docket without judical authority.
A Notice of Errata will need to be filed indicating the previous filing was made in error and link the Errata notice to the document which was incorrectly filed. Then re-file the document(s) as "Amended" or "Corrected".
Which browsers are not compatible/not supported with CM/ECF?
The following Internet Browsers either have not been tested or do not work with CM/ECF and therefore the Court does not support them:
- Internet Explorer 5.0 or lower
- Netscape (any version)
- AOL Browsers
- MSN Browser
In the event the documents are not displayed on the docket sheet; then go through the e-filing process again.
If the docket entry appears on the docket sheet but there’s no silver ball next to the document, it means the Notice of Electronic Filing was not created and counsel were not served with the docuemnt. Refile the document(s) as "Amended" or "Corrected" documents and link to the document which was not served.
Which browsers work with CM/ECF?
The following internet browsers have been tested and approved for use with CM/ECF:
- Internet Explorer 6.0 and higher
Mozilla Firefox 2.0 and higher
What hardware and software will attorneys need to participate in CM/ECF?
Visit our Software and Hardware requirements page for details.