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Filing Electronically with CM/ECF

If you are attorney who is a member of the California Bar and is admitted to practice with the U.S. District Court - Southern District of California, you can file electronically using CM/ECF (Case Management/Electronic Case Files) after completing our CM/ECF training.

  • CM/ECF - For trained & certified users only



Using CM/ECF over the Internet, you can file various types of documents, such as petitions, motions, adversaries, and related pleadings.

Filing Chapters 7, 11, or 13 Electronically

  • Filing Fees
  • Documents

Filing Chapter 12 Electronically


Filing Other Items Electronically

  • Filing an Amended Schedule
  • Filing a Motion for Relief from Stay
  • Filing a New Adversary Complaint
  • Filing a Proof of Claim
  • Filing an Abstract of Judgement
  • Filing a Change of Address

The benefits and advantages to using CM/ECF are many. Click here to learn more about CM/ECF, hardware and software requirements, and frequently asked questions.


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