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Training and Registration

To receive a login and password to file documents in CM/ECF, complete the steps below:

Step 1 - Verify that you meet the requirements

Step 2 - Training

If you are interested in attending live CM/ECF training sessions, please contact the CM/ECF Training Coordinator or call (509) 458-5300. Sessions are available in Spokane and Yakima, and CLE credits are available for eligible attorneys.

Claims Filer Creditor Attorney Debtor Attorney

For assistance with filing:

  • Claims
  • Amended Claims
  • Attachments to Claims
  • Withdrawal of Claims

Use the ePOC Training Guide

For assistance with filing:

  • Notice of Mortgage Payment Change
  • Notice of Postpetition Mortgage Fees, Expenses and Charges
  • Response to Notice of Final Cure Payments
  • Add/Create New Party
  • CM/ECF Search Function

Use the CM/ECF Training Guide for Claims Filer

For assistance with filing:

  • Motions
  • Notices
  • Attachments
  • Objections
  • New Adversary Proceeding
  • Declaration of No Objections
  • Order Upload
  • Add/Create New Party
  • CM/ECF Search Function

Use the CM/ECF Training Guide for Creditor Attorneys

For assistance with filing:

  • New Bankruptcy Case
  • New Adversary Proceeding
  • Motions
  • Notices
  • Attachments
  • Objections
  • Declaration of No Objections
  • Order Upload
  • Application for Compensation
  • Add/Create New Party
  • CM/ECF Search Function

Use the CM/ECF Training Guide for Debtor Attorneys

Step 3 - Register

Please go to www.PACER.gov to register for e-filing privileges. Attorneys must be admitted to practice in the Eastern District of Washington prior to being registered. If you are not an attorney or require limited access, you can register for a non-attorney e-filing account through PACER. If you have questions or need assistance with registration, please contact the PACER Service Center at (800)-676-6856 between the hours of 8 AM and 6 PM CT Monday through Friday or by email at pacer@psc.uscourts.gov.

PLEASE ALLOW 24 HOURS AFTER REGISTERING WITH PACER FOR THE COURT TO REVIEW AND APPROVE YOUR REQUEST. WHEN APPROVED, OR IF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS REQUIRED, AN EMAIL WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED DURING REGISTRATION.