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      Alice M. Batchelder, Chief Judge
 
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CM/ECF CASE MANAGEMENT ELECTRONIC CASE FILING



Electronic Mailbox
CA06-ECF-PetitionsForFiling@ca6.uscourts.gov
Attorneys representing petitioners may submit to this mailbox the initial petition for review of an agency order. See 6 Cir. R. 15. Additionally, attorneys representing parties may also use this mailbox to electronically submit an initial petition that seeks permission to appeal. See 6 Cir. R. 5. Persons who are not attorneys and who submit papers to this mailbox are cautioned that those papers may not be filed by the court.

Electronic Filing– Immigration Administrative Records

Announcement (PDF)

Order (PDF)

 

Log-In
ECF Document Filing
PACER
Macintosh Instructions (PDF)

 

Registration
Appellate ECF Filer Registration

   

CM/ECF Account Update
Instructions (PDF)
Appellate Filer Account Update

CM/ECF Username and Password Help
Password Help
PACER - 1-800-676-6856
   
Training Presentations
Filing an Appearance
Filing a Brief
Filing a Motion
Filing a Response
Electronic Learning Modules

Training Database
Instructions (PDF)
Log-in and Practice Filing
Converting Documents to PDF
   

General Information
Guide and Amendments to the Sixth Circuit Rules and IOPs
Solutions For Issues When Using Adobe Acrobat Version 9 (PDF)
Tips On Converting A Word Processing Document To PDF (PDF)

Guide To Electronic Filing (PDF)

CM/ECF Filing Information
List of Permissible Filings Under ECF
(PDF)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

As of June 1, 2008, CM-ECF filing will be mandatory for attorneys, with limited exceptions. Attorneys who have not already registered with PACER to file documents electronically should do so now using the "Registration" link above. The court encourages attorneys to review the step-by-step instructions on this page for commonly-docketed events and log-in to the training database, where they can practice filing, using fictional cases.

Please Note:
Any document above denoted (PDF) is available in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) Format. If you do not have Adobe Reader, please click here and follow the directions to download the latest version.

 
 
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