Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How do I upload multiple summons?

    Open the summons form, select and enter the information, the go to (file - print - select pdf printer), then save the file. Do not use the red (save as) button on the bottom of the fillable form.

    Once all of your summons forms have been saved, now you can merge them in adobe using (Insert Pages - insert from file).

  • Can I file my new case by email, by fax or via e-submission?

    No, Pro se litigants may not file a new case by email, by fax or via e-submission.

  • Who do I contact if I have a question on how to file on cm/ecf?

     

    Contact the CM/ECF Docketing/Filing Help Desk
     
    Brooklyn (718) 613-2610
    Central Islip (631) 712-6010
  • Who do I contact if I have a question on a filing made on cm/ecf?

     

    Contact the CM/ECF Docketing/Filing Help Desk
     
    Brooklyn (718) 613-2610
    Central Islip (631) 712-6010
  • 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 forgot to upload an attachment to the e-submission, how can I include it for filing?

     

    Once you have been notified that the action has been opened, you can file an amended document with the attachment using ECF.
  • When I search by Judge name for an opinion, there are none listed. Is there a problem with the website?

     

    The Eastern District of New York offers a limited database of opinions for the years 1999 to 2013, listed by year and judge.
    If you cannot locate an opinion on our website, please login to our cm/ecf/pacer site with your pacer login and password

  • What is the telephone number for the Eastern District Bankruptcy Court?

    Please click here for their contact information.

  • I do not see the redaction box to select on the CM/ECF/Pacer login screen, how can I have my browser display it.

     

    Try clearing out the browsers cookies, cache, temp files.

     

    Internet Explorer

    Tools - Internet Options -  General - Browsing History - Delete - select ( Temporary Internet Files and Cookies), then click on Delete, Press OK. Close all the browser sessions then open the browser.

    Mozilla
    Tools - Options - Privacy - Settings - make sure that Cookies, Cache and Browsing History are all selected, press OK, then select Clear history when Firefox closes, Press OK. Close all the browser sessions then open the browser.

  • Does the court allow attorneys to file new cases via CM/ECF?

    Yes, NYED does allow attorneys to file new cases through CM/ECF. Click here for information on attorney case opening.

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