The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina requires that all documents to be filed in a case be filed electronically in the Court's Case Management and Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) system, with certain exceptions. See Guidelines for the Filing of Documents. There are a variety of training options available in order to become a registered CM/ECF Participant. The Clerk's Office offers demonstrations and hands-on training as well as online training.
Attorneys, Trustees, Limited Access Creditors and Limited Access Transcribers are eligible to become registered CM/ECF Participants within the requirements set forth in the Guidelines for the Filing of Documents. Pro Se individuals should refer to our "Filing Without an Attorney" section on this Court's website. For those who are eligible to become a registered CM/ECF Participant, you must complete the available registration form in full and comply with the requirements therein.
All training options are listed below in the "How to become a registered CM/ECF Participant section."
In order to file documents electronically and to receive e-mail notices of documents that are filed, attorneys must be registered and certified with this Court. Registration requires completion of the available registration form in full and compliance with the requirements therein. You may become certified in one of three ways:
Note: All CM/ECF Live Training Classes are held at the J. Bratton Davis United States Bankruptcy Court, 1100 Laurel Street, Columbia, SC.
Please contact the CM/ECF help desk by clicking here to reserve a spot for any of the available training dates listed above under in the "Scheduled Certification Training Classes" section.
Class registration is at 8:45 a.m. and class begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. Pre registration for the class is required.
Parking is available in the parking garage on the corner of Assembly and Richland streets.
Scheduled Live Date - December 1, 2011
Information and training will be updated as often as possible. The Court anticipates that the CM/ECF Training system will be updated mid-October so that e-filers may begin practicing the information and training modules posted below. Live training dates will be posted as soon as they are determined.
To install the learning modules, click on the hyperlink for the desired learning module above. When prompted, select Save from the File Download dialog box. Select a location on your computer to save the file. Click on the .exe file to view the learning module.
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If you have
any questions or need assistance,
you may call the CM/ECF Help
Desk at (803) 253-3624.
J. Bratton Davis United States Bankruptcy Courthouse 1100 Laurel Street
Columbia SC 29201-2423
Court Telephone: (803)-765-5436 (get location information)