Pursuant to General Order 2006-15, the Clerk's office has adopted the following procedures to request a refund of erroneous or duplicate on-line filing fee payments.
File a request electronically on CM/ECF.
Select "Other Documents" in the Civil menu.
Select the event "Request to Clerk for Refund of Erroneous or Duplicate On-line Filing Fee Payment."
Note: if you are requesting a refund on a duplicate case, file the request on the case that was entered in error.
When the following screen appears enter the requested information.
Enter the reason for the refund request.
Enter the receipt number of the transaction for which you are requesting a refund.
Link the refund request to the document where the erroneous or duplicate on-line payment occurred.
Note: If no document exists skip this step.
- Enter the reason for the refund request.
- Select "Other Documents" in the Civil menu.
- If approved, the Clerk's Office will issue an electronic refund through Pay.gov and send an e-mail notification of the refund to the requestor. If the request is not approved, the Clerk's Office will mail a letter of explanation to the requestor.