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Case Management, Electronic Case Filing Information

Audio Recordings of Court Proceedings

Digital Audio Recordings of court proceedings are available through PACER. A fee of $2.40 will be charged for downloading each digital audio file. Questions regarding this feature may be directed to the Help Desk.

CM/ECF Registration, Training, & Requirements

  • ECF Registration & Training Information - To register to file electronically with our court, you must request admission via your PACER account and complete any assigned training if required by the court. If you are currently registered to use CM/ECF in another U.S. Bankruptcy or U.S. District Court, you must still register to use CM/ECF at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Middle District of North Carolina.
  • Technology Requirements - View the computer hardware and software requirements for using CM/ECF.
  • Online Fee Payment Requirements - View the requirements for CM/ECF users making fee payments online by credit card through

Access to CM/ECF and PACER

  • Live Database - If you have a PACER account and have successfully requested and received admission to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Middle District of North Carolina, you can access the CM/ECF Live Database to file bankruptcy-related documents electronically.
  • Training Database - Use the CM/ECF Training Database while completing your training. You may also use it to practice filing documents without affecting live cases.
  • PACER - Access to court data is made available via Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER). A PACER login and password is required to request and gain admission to file documents electronicaly in this court. You can also use your PACER login and password to access case and docket information in all federal bankruptcy, district, and appellate courts.

Additional CM/ECF Resources

  • Attorney Manual - The online attorney manual has easy-to-follow instructions for common documents that can be filed electronically in CM/ECF.
  • Administrative Guide to CM/ECF - The Administrative Guide to CM/ECF establishes common practices and guidelines for filing electronically within the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.
  • County Tax Office Addresses - List of mailing addresses for several North Carolina county tax offices and agenecies.
  • Reduced Paper Module - The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of North Carolina uses the Reduced Paper Module to eliminate redundant paper notices sent by the Court.

The Future of CM/ECF

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