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Attention ECF Users!!
Next Gen ECF Upgrade Maintenance: Case Management, Electronic Case Filing System (CMECF) will not be accessible during this maintenance window.
DATES/TIMES: 5:00pm Friday night, September 24th to 6:00am Monday, September 27, 2021
Please plan your filing around this outage and REMEMBER TO UPGRADE YOUR PACER ACCOUNT PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 24TH!


NEXTGEN – Coming September, 2021! Click here to view the full announcement on obtaining and upgrading your PACER account.


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If you experience any difficulties, please call the CM/ECF Help Desk at 1-866-463-4052.

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