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Southern District of New York - Document Filing System

Latest CM/ECF Installation is Version 5.1.1

Important Notice: Beginning June 8, 2015, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York will require new civil actions to be filed electronically using the Court's Electronic Case Filing (ECF) system (see exceptions listed in the Court's Standing Order). Cases will be opened and fees paid on-line. Summonses will be requested and issued through the ECF system. Further guidance may be found in the Court's Standing Order Regarding Civil Case Opening and the training materials for electronic case opening, available on-line at www.nysd.uscourts.gov.

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

Review docket reports using the PACER public access system (pacer.psc.uscourts.gov) or one of the public computer terminals in the Clerk's Office in Manhattan or White Plains.

Go to www.nysd.uscourts.gov/ecf.php 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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