8.  Service of Documents by Electronic Means

Last Updated:  April 1, 2013

The "Notice of Electronic Filing" (NEF) that is automatically generated by the CM/ECF system constitutes service or notice of the filed document on electronic filers, except pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 7004.  Except as otherwise noted, the court's transmittal of an NEF, shall constitute proof of service upon the electronic filers noted on the NEF. Parties who are not electronic filers must be provided notice or service of any pleading or other document electronically filed in accordance with the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and the local rules, except when a debtor consents to electronic notification. Electronic Service Registration and Consent of Debtor(s).                 

Proof of service must be filed when serving nonelectronic filing parties.