BANKRUPTCY RULE 5005-1

ELECTRONIC FILING

 

Any document filed by an attorney, U.S. Trustee or case trustee (registered user) shall be filed electronically using the court's CM/ECF system. The court has adopted ECF Administrative Procedures. Registered users must follow the ECF Administrative Procedures. The clerk of court is authorized to modify the ECF Administrative Procedures.

(A)    CM/ECF Registration

By registering with CM/ECF, the registered user waives the right to receive notice and service by first class mail and consents to receive notice electronically, except service of a summons and complaint under Fed. R. Bankr. P. 7004.  The registered user also consents to receive electronic notice of entry of a judgment or order in lieu of notice as required by Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9022 and Fed. R. Civ. P. 5(b).

(B)    Signature

An attorney's use of the login and password issued for CM/ECF shall constitute the signature of the attorney and client(s) for all purposes, including Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9011.

(C)    Verification

By filing a document electronically, an attorney affirms that all petitions, lists, schedules, statements and amendments are verified under Fed. R. Bankr. P. 1008 and 9011.

(D)    Service

Electronic transmission of a document or order to the CM/ECF system together with the Notice of Electronic Filing that is automatically generated by the court's CM/ECF system constitutes filing, service and proof of service of the filed document or order on registered users for all purposes of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and the rules of this court, except as required by Fed. R. Bankr. P. 7004.