ECF System 4.1/4.2 Upgrade Information

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has upgraded the ECF system to the latest version, Release 4.2 (including major release 4.1). Please be aware that this is a significant system upgrade, requiring a password change when logging in for the first time.

Internet Browsers Firefox 3.5 and Internet Explorer 7 and 8 have been tested and work correctly with the new release. Mozilla Firefox 2 and Internet Explorer 6 are no longer supported.

Release 4.1 of the ECF system includes the following features and enhancements:

For Chapter 13 Trustees

 Release 4.2 of the ECF system includes modifications associated with the Federal Rule changes that go into effect December 1, 2011. The Court has posted a separate Notice regarding these amendments. That Notice includes the new CM/ECF events accompanying the 4.2 upgrade.