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This page contains information on practicing in the Northern District of Mississippi, including how to register for ECF filing:

  1. Filing a New Civil Case
    Need to file a new civil case? Click the above link for instructions and guidance

  2. Jury List Request Form
    Need to request a jury list for trial? Please fill out and follow the instructions at the link above.

  3. Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) [ L.U.Civ.R. 83.7]
    Options other than taking a case to trial including mediation and arbitration

  4. Administrative Procedures
    Procedural Guide to practicing in the Northern District of Mississippi, including various forms to be used

  5. CM/ECF (Case Management / Electronic Case Filing)
    Register for electronic filing, learn about the CMECF and PACER (Public Access to Court Records systems, and find necessary filing instructions. Click Here for quick guidance on some of our Top E-filing issues. Click here for a listing of Criminal and Civil Events. The Clerk’s Office now accepts case opening documents submitted electronically on the CM/ECF system in PDF format. For more information, Click Here.

  6. Financial Information
    Information on court fees and how to pay them

  7. Forgot Your CMECF Login Information?
    Complete the form above, and you will be emailed your current login and a new password. Once you have logged in, if you are having trouble viewing documents or docketing, you may need to clear your Internet browser - Click HERE for instructions on clearing your browser

  8. Forms and Documents
    Links to all local and national court forms, including our Local Rules forms

  9. Frequently Asked Questions
    Get answers to some of our most commonly asked practioner questions. Also, Click Here for quick guidance on some of our Top E-filing issues.

  10. ECF Registration
    Register for Electronic Case Filing in the Northern District of Mississippi

  11. Transcript Information
    Information about transcripts, redaction requests, Transcript Requests, etc

  12. Trial Support
    Information about technology in the courtroom, wireless information, information on how to request a jury, copy requests, and/or other trial related topics