On January 19,2021, our court upgraded to the Next Generation of CM/ECF (“NextGen”). All existing CM/ECF filers must take certain steps in order to continue to file electronically on or after January 19, 2021. To determine whether you are prepared for NextGen, click here to review the NextGen flow chart or follow the instructions below.
WHAT’S NEW? – CENTRAL SIGN-ON
After January 19, 2021, filers must use one username/password (aka Central Sign-On) to access PACER and to electronically file documents in our CM/ECF system.
YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING TO ELECTRONICALLY FILE IN NEXTGEN
- Individual PACER Account – If you do not have an individual PACER account, click here for instructions on how to register.
- Upgraded PACER Account – If you already have an individual PACER account, you must upgrade your account or verify that your account is already upgraded. Click here for instructions.
- Linked CM/ECF and PACER Accounts– All existing filers must link their CM/ECF account to their PACER account. Click here for instructions.
Forgot your CM/ECF username or password? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org (link sends e-mail) for assistance. No CM/ECF account information will be provided over the phone.
Forgot your PACER username or password? Contact the PACER Service Center at 800-676-6856 (and know your account number) or click the appropriate link at https://pacer.login.uscourts.gov/csologin/login.jsf.
Should you have questions regarding NextGen implementation, you may contact the Clerk’s Office at (662) 234-1351.