How to get the Notice of Electronic Filing     modified 07/22/2005

 

OVERVIEW

 

The Notice of Electronic Filing is a system generated document which details information about the filing of a document in CM/ECF.

 

 

PROCEDURE

 

    1. Select Reports

    2. Select Docket Report

    3. Login to PACER

      • The Docket Report selection screen displays

    4. Enter selection criteria for the report

      • Case number – The number of the last case you accessed during the current CM/ECF session appears automatically.  Type another case number if you want to view the docket report for a different case.  This is a required field.

 

          • Entered/Filed – To limit which entries are shown by date, select either “Entered” (when the entry was recorded by the court in CM/ECF) or “Filed” (when the document was filed).

            • Enter the start and stop date in the format mm/dd/yy or mm/dd/yyyy.  

            • You can enter a start date with no end date, which will include all entries from the date specified onward, or you can enter an end date with no start date, which will include all entries up to the specified date.  If no dates are entered, all entries will be selected.

          • Documents – To limit entries by document number, enter the beginning and ending numbers.  This feature enables users to be charged only for the desired data on large cases.

          • Include terminated parties – A check mark in this box will include any parties that have been terminated from the case.  Uncheck the box to show only current parties in the case.

          • Include links to Notice of Electronic Filing - A check mark in this box will cause the docket sheet to include a “silver ball” link back to a copy of the Notice of Electronic Filing that was created when the event was originally filed.

          • Preferred format:

            • HTML - Format for Netscape or other ISP (Internet Service Provider) E-mail service.  Hyperlink provided.

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OR

          • TEXT - Format for cc:Mail, GroupWise, or other non-ISP E-mail service.  Hyperlink will not be provided.

        • Sort by – This selection allows you to sort the entries in the report by:

          • Oldest date first

          • Most recent date first

          • Document number ascending

          • Document number descending.

 

  • These selections can affect the number of pages displayed and PACER charges and may be changed if you are interested only in the most current activity.

        1. Select Run Report

        2. The Docket Report Displays