Frequently Asked Questions
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I need to locate a transcript that is not on pacer, who do I contact?
Please click here for the information on transcripts.
Where can I find information on how to update an attorney's ecf account?
Information can be found on the ECF Quick Reference Sheet for Attorneys.
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 casenumber(s) to: email@example.com
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).