OF REQUIREMENT TO MAINTAIN EMAIL ADDRESSES IN
Court’s CM/ECF system sends emails regarding
case activity to primary and any additional email
addresses that registered attorney users have
entered in their CM/ECF user accounts. Often the
Court receives returned or “bounced-back”
emails primarily as a result of email addresses
being entered incorrectly or email accounts being
full or closed.
be advised that the Court’s Local Rule 1001-2(h)
states “Registration as an Electronic User
constitutes: (1) waiver of the right to receive
notice by first-class mail and consent to receive
notice electronically; and (2) waiver of the right
to service by personal service or first-class
mail and consent to electronic service, except
with regard to summons and complaint under Fed.
R. Bankr. P. 7004…”
the Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of
Florida implemented the Reduced Paper Module (RPM)
which means that in most cases where an electronic
filer is a party, only electronic notice will
be sent. The court no longer sends redundant paper
notices and orders with a few exceptions.
is your responsibility to properly maintain your
CM/ECF user account with up-to-date email addresses
in order to receive all electronic notices timely.
Additionally it is your responsibility to monitor
update email addresses, log into CM/ECF, select
Utilities and Maintain Your ECF Account and then
select “email”. You may update and
add email addresses but may not delete your primary
email address. For additional information on how
to update your email address click here.
Changes to your name, firm, or address information
cannot be made through Maintain Your ECF Account
under Utilities. You must contact the Court’s
Help Desk for instruction and assistance to make