Frequently Asked Questions

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  • I have a motion and a memo in support to file, do I docket both as motions?

    NO. You can docket the motion and then add the memorandum in support as an attachment or docket the motion and then docket the memorandum in support. Never use the motion events for anything other than a motion.

  • I have logged into CM/ECF but I do not have any events to select for filing. What’s wrong?
    Look at the blue menu bar.
     
    If you see Civil, Criminal, Query, Reports, Utilities, Search and Logout, click on either the Civil or Criminal tab for a list of filing events.
     
    If you see Query, Reports, Utilities and Logout, you have used your PACER login and password, which only allows a user to view documents and reports. Click Logout and enter the filing login and password. The options on the menu bar should change.
  • I have to file a Notice of Change(Notice of Change of Address/Firm/Email), is there a court form?

    There is no court form for a Notice of Change of Address/Firm/Email.

  • I logged into ecf and updated my account information in ecf, however is still shows the old information, how can I update my information?

    The only option to edit in nyed cm/ecf on your account is your password.  

    To update your firm/address information,  please refer to:

    To update contact information on ECF:
    If the attorney is currently appearing on an active case(s): a Notice of Change(Notice of Change of Address/Firm/Email) must be e-filed in each case. Once the Notice of Change(Notice of Change of Address/Firm/Email) has been filed in each case, the account will be updated with the new information and only applied to those cases.

    If no active cases, attorney should re-register on the website to update their contact information.

     

  • I made a filing error and I need to edit the docket entry on a case, who do I contact?

    Once a filing has been made, it can only be corrected by an Order from the court.

  • I made a filing error and I need to remove the docket entry from the case, who do I contact?

    Once a filing has been made, it can only be removed by an Order from the court.

  • I need assistance filing on ecf, who do I contact?

    You can contact the docketing department.  For Brooklyn cases (718 613-2610), for Long Island cases (631-712-6010).

  • I need to contact the Jury Department by phone, what is the telephone number?

    Brooklyn (718) 613-2600, press 5

    Central Islip (631) 712-6000, press 4

  • I need to expedite my cm/ecf filing account, who do I contact?
    Please contact the registration department, you may try one of these numbers.
     

    (718) 613-2312

    (718) 613-2576 

    (718) 613-2588

     

     

  • I need to file a Notice of Appearance, however my information is still listed for my prior law firm. How can I update my account?

    Re-register your account, when you receive your updated login information, file your notice of appearance.

  • I need to locate a transcript that is not on pacer, who do I contact?

    Please click here for the information on transcripts.

  • I need to request a transcript for a court reporter that is not listed, who do I contact?

    Please contact ESR
    Brooklyn (718) 613-2590
    Central Islip  (631) 712-6015

  • I need to reset my cm/ecf password, where can I do that?

    Click here to reset your CM/ECF password.

  • I need to update my ecf account and file a change of address on a case, but I do not recall my account information, how can I update my information?

    Re-register on the website to update your contact information.  Once you receive your updated account information, file the Notice of Change(Notice of Change of Address/Firm/Email) in each case. The case will be updated with the new information. 

  • I noticed that Attorney to be Noticed” is not appearing near the attorney's name and the attorney is not receiving notices, how can this be corrected?

    Please contact the appropriate office where your case is located (718) 613-2610 for Brooklyn and (631) 712-6010 for Central Islip.

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