Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How do I file a sealed answer to a complaint that is not sealed?
    • Docket the Answer to Complaint event attach ( with a redacted pdf(s))
    • Docket the Sealed Answer as (1 - Sealed Docket Entry and Document  - to be used......and Unredacted Document).
  • What event do I use for a Letter Motion?

    Select the appropriate motion event, then prompted, then on the docket text screen select the pre-text (Letter) from the pull down list.

  • Who do I contact if the person at the CM/ECF Registration Help Desk is out of the office.

    Please contact the Clerks Office at (718) 613-2590.

  • Who do I contact if I only receive a confirmation of my application for an ecf account.

    Processing of CM/ECF accounts takes 1 business day. If more than one has passed, then contact the CM/ECF Registration Help Desk (718) 613-2312.

  • How can we stop ecf notices for an attorney who represents a party that has been terminated on a case?

    File a Notice on the case requesting that the attorney be terminated from the case.

  • Who do I contact to update the information I just entered on the ecf account registration form?

    Please contact the CM/ECF Registration Help Desk (718) 613-2312

  • Who do I contact to update my information under Arbitrator Listings?

    Please contact the Arbitration clerk at

    Telephone: (718) 613-2325

  • Who do I contact to update my information under Mediator Contact Information?

    Please contact the ADR administrator Gerald P. Lepp., Esq.

    Telephone: (718) 613-2577


  • What is the difference between "Per filing" and "Summary" NEF?

    Per Filing, an email will be sent for each individual NEF. 

    Summary Report, one daily summary email notice that lists all the filings for that day will be sent the next day.

  • I have to file a Notice of Change, is there a court form?

    There is no court form for a Notice of Change.