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Electronic Civil Case Opening for Attorneys

Electronic civil case opening allows attorneys to file new civil and miscellaneous cases via CM/ECF, rather than initiating new cases in paper form at the Clerk’s Office. Attorneys interested should consider the following requirements:

  • Participating attorneys must be registered for electronic filing via CM/ECF and the must be admitted to practice in the Southern District of Indiana.
  • The filing of new civil complaints and notices of removal via CM/ECF includes electronic payment of the $405 filing fee via Payment may be submitted via either ACH (checking/savings account) or credit card transaction.

Attorney Case Opening Procedures & References: