Mandatory electronic filing and service is coming...

Posting Date: 
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Amendments to Appellate Rule 25, Bankruptcy Rule 5005, Civil Rule 5, and Criminal Rule 49 mandating electronic filing and service in civil, criminal, and bankruptcy cases were transmitted to Congress on April 26, 2018.
 
At its September 2017 meeting, the Judicial Conference approved amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Procedure. The amendments were adopted by the Supreme Court and transmitted to Congress on April 26, 2018. The amendments are on track to become effective December 1, 2018. A complete set of the amendments is available here.