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Southern District of New York Version 1.2 NextGen - Document Filing System

The web link above will redirect you to the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) public access system.

IMPORTANT - The Southern District of New York is a NextGen ECF court. Persons wishing to electronically file with the court must do so through the PACER system. You will need an upgraded PACER account that has been linked to this court.

For more information on NextGen ECF click here.

SDNY ECF Service Interruption Notice
for September 19, 2020

Please be advised the Courts Electronic Case Filing (ECF) system will be unavailable on Saturday, September 19, 2020, from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM ET.

During this time users will be unable to file documents on the courts ECF system or view documents through the PACER electronic public access service.

Filers are directed to section 23.6 of the Court's ECF Rules & Instructions for information regarding technical issues that prevent timely filing.

Effective April 1, 2020, the rules for electronic filing have changed.
Click here to visit the court's ECF Rules & Instructions.

All filings concerning the Application of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
pursuant to Title III of PROMESA are to be filed in the District of Puerto Rico (

Important Note - "It remains the duty of the attorney for a party to review regularly the docket sheet of the case" (ECF Rule #9).

Go to https://nysd.uscourts.gov/rules/ecf-related-instructions for Electronic Case Filing Rules & Instructions, forms, training information and to sign up for notification of important ECF related news including interruptions in service.


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