Attorney Case Opening Checklist
Before Opening a New Civil Case
Please note that the completed civil cover sheet will need to be uploaded as an attachment to the complaint
Using the drop down menu, select the appropriate party role for each party (i.e., plaintiff, defendant)
Do not add address
Do not attach applications/motions to proceed informa pauperis or corporate disclosure statements. These documents should be filed as a separate entries.
Motion for Temporary Restraining Order, Motion to Proceed Informa Pauperis, Corporate Disclosure Statement
If you have any questions, concerns or experience problems during the process, please contact the Clerk's Office for assistance.
|CM/ECF Help Desk:||1-800-355-8498|
The CM/ECF system is typically available for filing 24 hours, seven days per week. In the event help desk support is needed and to avoid any unscheduled system downtime required for system maintenance, attorneys needing to meet filing deadlines should attempt to file during normal business hours (Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.).