In order to file documents electronically with the Eastern District Bankruptcy Court, a filer must complete training and be registered with the court. Once training and the Registration Form and User Agreement are complete, an account will be assigned. To file Personal Financial Management Certificates with the court, click here to be directed to the Limited Filer Home Page.

e-Filer Information

Firm Information

Eligibility
  An attorney admitted to the bar of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California and currently in good standing.

  An attorney who has applied for admission to the Eastern District of California but has not yet been admitted.

  An attorney admitted to practice pro hac vice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California in the following bankruptcy case(s) and/or proceedings:

  An attorney exempt from admission to the bar of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California. Basis for exemption:

  A U.S. Trustee or an Assistant U.S. Trustee.

  A bankruptcy trustee

  A claims agent or creditor. Name(s) of the firm(s) or creditor entity(ies) on whose behalf the applicant employee or agent is to be issued a username and password and authorized to file proofs of claim, notice requests, and/or transfers of claims:

  A bankruptcy auditor.

  A court reporter.

  A Personal Financial Mangement Course Provider
Training Requirements
The eFiling website is unique and different than filing in CM/ECF. To satisfy the training requirements and obtain a login and password, you must complete the training provided by the court. To view the electronic training module, click here
Notice of Electronic Filing Preference

I request the court send me: ***

A separate Notice of Electronic Filing for each electronically filed document.

A single, daily message containing the Notices of Electronic Filing for the electronically filed documents available on the Internet that day.
email Address(es) for Court Notices of Electronic Filing
Primary Email – A Primary email address will be visible on the public docket and used by the Court to send Notice of Electronic Filing emails. You must designate only one Primary email address.
eService Email – Pursuant to Local Bankruptcy Rule 7005-1, you have the option of consenting to electronic service by providing an eService email address. If you do not designate an eService email address you are opting out of electronic service. An eService email address will not be visible on the public docket or used by the Court to send Notice of Electronic Filing emails unless your eService email address is the same as your Primary email address.
Secondary Email – Secondary email addresses are other email addresses not designated as Primary or eService. Secondary email addresses will not appear on the public docket and will be used for Notice of Electronic Filing emails sent by the Court.

You may specify two additional email addresses to which the court should send Notices of Electronic Filing.

eService Email (see Local Bankruptcy Rule 7005-1)
I consent to receive service by electronic means. Please update the roster of users consenting to service by electronic means to include my name and the email address shown below.
OR
I opt-out of receiving service by electronic means. Please add my name to the roster of users opting out of service by electronic means.
Agreement
By submitting this Electronic Filing System Registration Form and User Agreement, I agree to abide by the following:

a. I understand that the electronic filing system is for use only as permitted by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California.

b. I will satisfy all hardware/software requirements prior to my use of the electronic filing system.

c. I agree to adhere to all technical and procedural requirements for use of the electronic filing system.

d. I understand that when I opt-in to Service by Electronic Means by so indicating in Section 4 of this online registration form, I consent to receive service by electronic means sent to the email address that I have provided.

I also understand that it is my responsibility to opt-in or opt-out of service by electronic means and to immediately update or delete my email address and eService preference, when necessary, using the court’s web site.

e. I understand that the provisions of Local Bankruptcy Rules 5005-1, Electronic Record is the Official Record; Filing of Documents , 5005.5-1, Eligibility and Registration for Electronic Filing; Use of Passwords , 7005-1, Service by Electronic Means, and 9004-1, General Requirements of Form, and any changes or additions thereto, are incorporated by reference into this agreement and agree to abide by them. I further understand that it is my responsibility to learn and follow all current electronic filing procedures and updates as they relate to the documents submitted by me.

f. I agree to prepare all documents in strict compliance with all federal rules, local rules, and local requirements, orders, guidelines, policies, procedures and practices.

g. I understand that as a registered user, I shall protect the security and confidentiality of my username and password and prevent their disclosure to any person other than my authorized agent(s).

h. I understand that it is my responsibility to maintain a valid email account and will use the court's web site to immediately update my email address for court Notices of Electronic Filing whenever my email address changes.

i. I agree to pay fees for electronically filed documents through the U. S. Treasury Internet credit card program (Pay.gov), in accordance with procedures established by the Clerk.

j. I understand that according to Judicial Conference policy, fees for filing documents are due at the time documents are filed. I agree to pay all fees for electronically filed documents prior to completing the eFiling session in which they are incurred, and to settle my account for any outstanding fees the same day the documents are e-filed. I understand that if fees are not timely paid, my eFiling account may be disabled and/or other appropriate action may be taken to impose sanctions, strike the documen(s), and/or dismiss the case.

k. The information provided on this form will be secured and kept in the Bankruptcy Clerk’s Office database and will remain in effect until updated by me using the court's web site or expressly revoked by me via email to Efilers_Helpdesk@caeb.uscourts.gov.

l. I understand that my eligibility to use the electronic filing system may be restricted or revoked if I knowingly permit my password to be used by anyone who is not authorized to use the password, or fail to comply with any of my other obligations as set forth in this user agreement.

m. I, or an authorized agent, agree to satisfy the training requirements prior to use of the electronic filing system.

n. The information provided by me on this eFiling Registration Form and User Agreement is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

o. I understand that I am limited to one eFiling account, that if I am an attorney, my account will move with me if I switch firms, and it is my responsibility to maintain my address, phone number, and email information through the eFiling system.


I agree to the above-stated Terms of Use.