Notice of Upgrades to the Court's ECF System

Release Date: 
Thursday, November 17, 2011

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The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan will upgrade the ECF system to the latest version, Release 4.2 (including major release 4.1) beginning on Thursday November 24th, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. This upgrade is estimated to be completed on or before November 27th, 2011 at 10:00 p.m.

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

  • Adversary Case Opening
  • County Codes
  • Email Enhancements
  • Filing Fees
  • Filing a Proof of Claim
  • Password Security Enhancements
  • Query Cases

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

For detailed information on the changes and enhancements, visit the ECF Quick Info section of the

court web site (