Welcome to Electronic Case Filing 101

The Electronic Case Filing (ECF) Tutorial is designed for creditors/claimants interested in learning how to use the CM/ECF system. Through guided practice, using simulated CM/ECF screens and actions, you will learn how to file pleadings and other materials using the CM/ECF system.

The tutorial consists of four modules. The first module is an introduction to CM/ECF. The second and third modules demonstrate how to file documents and run reports in CM/ECF. The fourth module provides a tutorial on working with PDF documents.

In order to obtain an ECF login, you must complete the entire tutorial. At any point in the tutorial, you can bookmark your place and return when and where it is convenient to you.

To begin, select one of the links below.

Module 1: Introduction Module 3: Query Debtors and Cases
How to use the Tutorial Make a Query
Introduction to CM/ECF Docket Report
Security/Privacy Issues  
Module 2: Bankruptcy Events Module 4: Working with Documents
Filing a Proof of Claim Printing to a PDF Writer
Filing a Notice of Appearance Creating a PDF by scan
Filing a Reaffirmation Agreement  
Filing a Transfer of Claim  
Tutorial updated July 2004
United States Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida