Before proceeding through the registration process, you must review the Terms of Agreement and the Administrative Procedures for the Eastern District of Michigan.
Click here if you have completed training and have not received your ECF login info.
To cancel an existing registration, please click here.
Please identify the appropriate registration option:
Attorney trained in another Bankruptcy Court
An attorney filer who has attended training in another bankruptcy court is not required to attend training in the Eastern District of Michigan. The filer must complete the registration process and be admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan to obtain a login and password. Click here to complete the ECF registration process.
Attorney requesting training in the Eastern District of Michigan
Please complete the registration process to schedule your training. The attorney must be admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan and complete the instructor-lead class before a login and password will be issued. The Clerk's Office offers both debtor and creditor attorney classes.
Click here to view a list of current sessions and click the link to reserve a seat in your preferred class.
* Only attorneys will receive a login and password to access the ECF system *
Legal support staff
Legal support staff are welcome to attend an ECF training session. Please click here to register. Support staff will NOT receive a login and password upon completing the class.
Creditor requesting a limited access login/password in the Eastern District of Michigan
Creditors are not required to attend training. The login and password issued to a creditor has limited access to the system which allows them to file proofs of claim, reaffirmation agreements, etc. Upon completion of the registration form, the court will issue an ECF login and password which will be sent to the email address provided through registration. Click here to complete the ECF registration process.