Setting Up My Account:
- NextGen ECF Instructions
(Action required by all ECF users)
- Am I required to register?
- Do I already have an account?
- I need to create an account
(ECF registration for attorneys / journalists / public)
- What if I don’t have an attorney?
(ECF registration for pro se litigants)
Managing My Account:
- Keeping my account up to date
- Signing up for case-specific emails/NEFs
- Setting up Mobile Query on a smartphone or tablet
Preparing My Filing:
E-Filing My Documents:
- Which event do I choose in ECF?
- Index of all ECF Events
- Opening A New Civil Case
- Filing Documents Under Seal in Civil Cases
- Filing Documents Under Seal in Criminal Cases effective May 2021
- Online Fee Payments/Pay.gov
- ECF E-Filing Tutorial
- I forgot my password
- I made an e-filing mistake
- Troubleshooting FAQs
- Avoiding common errors
- Contacting the ECF Help Desk