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PACER Maintenance, 01/24/2021

Our systems will undergo maintenance on Sunday, January 24, 2021, from 12:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CST. Access to certain portions of this site may be temporarily unavailable.

Modified Filing Procedures Address Security Concerns

The federal Judiciary is responding to the recent disclosure of wide-spread cybersecurity breaches of government computer systems with new security procedures to protect highly sensitive confidential documents. New procedures will not change current policies regarding public access to court records.

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Forgot Username or Password?

There are different steps to follow when retrieving your username or resetting your password depending on which version of CM/ECF your court uses or if you are a PACER-only user.

If you are a PACER-only user or a NextGen CM/ECF filer

All U.S. courts of appeals and some U.S. district and bankruptcy courts have converted to NextGen CM/ECF for electronically filing case documents. If you aren’t sure which version of CM/ECF your court uses, look up the court on the Court CM/ECF Lookup.

If you are a CurrentGen CM/ECF filer

You must contact the court directly if you are a CurrentGen CM/ECF filer. Usernames and passwords are managed and maintained by each court individually and the PACER Service Center does not have access to this data.

Find the CM/ECF Helpdesk phone number for your court using the Court CM/ECF Lookup.