WHAT YOU WILL NEED IN YOUR OFFICE TO FILE ELECTRONICALLY
PC running Windows (no earlier than Windows 95) or Macintosh.
memory you have and the faster the processor chip, the quicker your
documents can be processed, such as when you are converting to PDF format.
service provider (ISP) and a communications line between your office and
the connection speed between your computer and your ISP, the less you
will need to wait for your filings to upload. No matter how fast your
PC is, the speed of your interactions with the Internet are almost completely
governed by the speed of your communications line from your PC to your
"browser" software program.
you must use the Netscape Navigator version 4.6 or 4.7 or Internet Explorer
5.5 browser software to access CM/ECF. You cannot use America On Line's
version of Netscape Navigator. Click HERE
if you want to download the Netscape Navigator version 4.77 right
and/or other document preparation software.
to convert the documents you create to Portable Document Format (PDF).
must be in PDF format before they can be filed in CM/ECF! The Adobe
Acrobat Writer software package can accomplish this in most cases.
to view documents in Portable Document Format (PDF)
Acrobat Reader (at least version 3.0) works quite nicely and is widely
available as a free download. Click HERE
if you want to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader version 5.0 right now!
not required in order to file a document electronically, you cannot
view any document fiiled with the court or run reports such as claims
registers or creditor lists unless you have an account set up to use
the WEB PACER application. Click HERE
if you want to register online for a WEB pacer account right now!