Frequently Asked Questions About Appellate ECF

Appellate ECF will be unavailable from 10:00 PM until midnight each Saturday and Sunday for system maintenance.

The upgrade to NextGen CM/ECF is complete. For more information, see Implementation of NextGen CM/ECF - COMPLETE.
The information on this page and the other FAQ pages will be updated regularly, so stay tuned.

Click a category below to see related questions and answers.

Registration for Appellate ECF and Overview of Appellate ECF

Filing and Service Using Appellate ECF

Streamlined Requests for Extensions of Time


Excerpts of Record

Paying Fees

Technical Questions

If you still have a question about Appellate ECF after reviewing the information in this page, please do the following:

  1. Check the Appellate ECF Frequently Asked Questions page at PACER
  2. Check the PACER Frequently Asked Questions page.
  3. If you still do not have an answer, submit your question using this form: You can expect a reply from the Court during the Court's business hours, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Pacific Time.

Last Update: 27 October 2014

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