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NextGen CM/ECF

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida will upgrade to the Next Generation of CM/ECF (NextGen) on April 5, 2021.

The NextGen system uses Central Sign-On (CSO) which allows lawyers (e-filers) to use one account across all NextGen courts (appellate, bankruptcy, and district). This means e-filers will be able to use one PACER login and password to access all NextGen courts where they have permission to file, as well as access PACER for all courts. 

E-filers must complete the following steps to electronically file in NextGen CM/ECF for the Middle District of Florida:

Now through April 2, 2021:

  1. Obtain your own individual PACER account OR upgrade your existing PACER account.
    1. If you have a CJA Exempt PACER account, you must activate CJA privileges.
  2. Know your current Middle District of Florida CM/ECF login and password AND your current PACER login and password. You will be required to enter both to complete step 3.
    1. To reset your Middle District Florida CM/ECF login/password click here.
    2. To reset your PACER login/password click here.

On or after April 5, 2021:

  1. You must Link Your CM-ECF Account to PACER.