Frequently Asked Questions

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  • I am filing a Rule 7.1 disclosure statement, what event do I use?

    Corporate Disclosure Statement

  • I am trying to reset my ecf password, but I have not received an email, what would cause that?

    Check the following

    • Is the primary email address on your account correct?  If you have changed firms, you will need to re-register for an ecf account. Once re-registered, you will receive a new password.
    • The login id is case sensitive, enter it as it appeared on your ecf registration.
  • How do I add a case to an attorney account for monitoring only?

     

    If a registered attorney wishes to be notified of case activity in a case they are not appearing on, the attorney may send a request with their full name, ecf account login ID, and the case
    number(s)  to: support@nyed.uscourts.gov
  • I am adding a party to a civil case, do I need update "Notice" from yes to no?

    Yes, you can update it to no. 

  • I am adding a party to a civil case, do I need to enter an email address for the party?

    No, parties do not need email addresses added.

  • I am locked out of my cm/ecf account, where can I reset my password?

    If you are locked out of your ecf, you must wait until the locked time has expired before resetting your CM/ECF password.

     

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

    Click here to reset your CM/ECF password.

  • I am unsure what event code to use for a filing, is there someone I can contact to check on the correct code to use?

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

  • 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).

  • 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 must be e-filed in each case. Once the Notice of Change 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.

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