Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How do I change the firm name for an attorney?

     

    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.

     

  • How do I change the mailing address for an attorney?

     

    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.
  • How do I change the primary email address for an attorney?

     

    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.

     

  • How do I check the court has received my completed questionnaire through eJuror?

    You will not be notified by the Court that your questionnaire has been received, other than the confirmation that is received when you submit the form. If you are qualified, you may receive a summons in the future with a date for jury service. You WILL NOT receive any response from the Court if you have been Disqualified, Excused or Exempt from serving.

  • How do I delete cookie files in Internet Explorer?

    Please refer to Microsoft Support Article ID 278835

  • How do I Delete the Contents of the Temporary Internet Files Folder in Internet Explorer?

    Please refer to Microsoft Support Article ID 260897

  • How do I e-file on a Criminal case?

    A video tutorial on how to file on a criminal case is located on the Pacer site at :
    http://pacer.psc.uscourts.gov/ecfcbt/dc/crmotion/

     

  • How do I file a fully briefed/bundled motion?
    Select the motion event, select yourself( the attorney) making the filing. Attach all of the pdfs, add or select all appropriate descriptions for the attachments.
    IE.
    Plaintiffs Affidavit in Opposition
    Defendants Memorandum in Support
     
    Select "Fully Briefed" from the motion pretext dropdown list, then add "on "behalf of all parties" in the docket text window.
     
    Your entry will look something like this...
    Fully Briefed Motion for Summary Judgment filed on behalf of all parties by....(Attorney Name)
    (Attachments: #1 Plaintiffs Affidavit in Opposition, #2 Defendants Memorandum in Support)
     
  • 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).
     
  • How do I get reimbursed for tolls on the way to court for jury service if I use EZ-Pass?

    When you receive your monthly bill, itemize the days in which you served at the court and mail it in. Make sure you include your name, address, and summons date on the receipt.

  • How do I get training on using ECF?

    To Schedule Training in Brooklyn - contact (718) 613-2610 To Schedule Training in Central Islip - contact (631) 712-6011 Training is free. The class is two hours, hands-on, and cle approved.

  • How do I go about changing my name?

      Please contact the court at (718) 613-2285 or (631) 712-6030  

  • How do I go about requesting a refund of fees paid electronically on CM/ECF?

    You will need to file a Motion for Refund of Fees Paid Electronically with the court.

  • How do I go about requesting attorney admission date?

    Please contact the court at (718) 613-2285 or (631) 712-6030
     

  • How do I go about requesting attorney admission information?

    Please contact the court at (718) 613-2285 or (631) 712-6030
     

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