United States District Court
Eastern District of North Carolina

PLEASE NOTE:

Public Notice Regarding Changes to Miscellaneous Court Fee Schedules Effective December 1, 2023.
The Judicial Conference approved inflationary adjustments to fees on the miscellaneous fee schedule will become effective December 1, 2023. Please review the District Court Fee Schedule under the "Public" tab at www.nced.uscourts.gov. Updated fees will be posted as of December 1, 2023.

The Wilmington Courthouse will be closed November 13 through November 17, 2023. Beginning November 20, 2023, court will resume in Wilmington at the Alton Lennon Federal Building and United States Courthouse located at 2 Princess Street, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401. Please be aware that audio/video technology in Wilmington's Courtroom 1 is on interim status pending necessary funding. Anyone anticipating the use of such technology for demonstrative purposes in Courtroom 1 should review available resources and proceed accordingly.
2023 Holiday Order
FY 2024 Pre-Lapse in Appropriations Notice to Contractors
Camp Lejuene Water Litigation Information.
Case Management Order 1, Camp Lejeune Water Litigation.

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CM/ECF

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The federal judiciary's Case Management/Electronic Case File (CM/ECF) system is an internet-based document filing and case management system. The Eastern District of North Carolina implemented CM/ECF in October of 2005. Any computer with internet access and web browser software can access CM/ECF.

CM/ECF allows registered attorneys to electronically file case-related documents through the internet. All members of the Eastern District of North Carolina bar are expected to register as electronic filers and file case documents electronically. See Standing Order 06-PLR-2. The filings are immediately entered on the court’s electronic docket sheet along with court-generated docket entries, such as orders and minute entries. These electronic records constitute the official record of the court. Registered attorneys who have made an appearance in a case receive electronic notification of docket entries and documents filed in the case.

CM/ECF allows the court to make case-related documents available to the public through the internet. The public may view an Eastern District of North Carolina docket sheet or document at the public access terminals in the clerk’s office. Electronic access to court data is also available through the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) program. Viewing documents from PACER requires a PACER account and PDF-Reader software.

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