This is for attorneys filing papers electronically via CM/ECF.
Non-represented parties must file their items in paper at the Court and do not need to complete this submission form.
Non-represented parties who have an emergency to file after-hours may follows the Court's After-Hours Filing Procedures.
For attorney users filing via CM/ECF, please fill in all fields below to alert the Clerk's office that you
are filing an emergency motion or paper with the Court. The only
matters that should be the subject of this submission form are motions
or papers that have been electronically filed requesting an emergency
hearing in accordance with Local Rule 9004-2(e). Please note that Local Rule 9004-2(e) requires, among other things, the filing of a Certification of Necessity that sets forth sufficient facts justifying the need for a hearing on an emergency basis.
Be sure that a confirmation message appears after submission.
There is no need for additional phone calls or emails to the Clerk's
office. If your matter is determined not be an emergency, it will
not be treated as such and you will not be notified. For questions
regarding case information, please contact the Case Administrator.
Please Note: If CM/ECF is not accessible, the filing user will
be allowed to fax the complete emergency document to the Clerk's
office after 4:00 pm (EST). The fax should contain proof that
the system is not accessible (screen
shot). The Clerk’s office
will docket the fax as an original.