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RULE 5005-1. ELECTRONIC FILINGS

Chapter: 
PART V. COURTS AND CLERKS

A.      The Electronic Filing System.  Unless otherwise authorized by the assigned Judge, all documents submitted for filing in bankruptcy cases or adversary proceedings in this district must be filed electronically using the CM/ECF System.  Attorneys filing more than five separate pleadings or documents in paper format in any 12-month period shall be required to file electronically and will be scheduled for a show cause hearing in front of the Chief Judge.  Parties proceeding pro se shall not be required to file electronically.  Claimants filing more than 50 separate proofs of claim in paper format in any 12-month period shall be required to file electronically and will be scheduled for a show cause hearing in front of the Chief Judge.

B.      NextGen CM/ECF Registration Process.  Each party desiring e-filing privileges must follow the instructions noted on the Court’s website at neb.uscourts.gov - NextGen CM/ECF - PACER & NextGen CM/ECF.

C.      Fax Filings.  In an emergency situation or if the CM/ECF System is subject to technical failure, counsel may seek permission to transmit documents for filing by contacting the Clerk or Clerk’s designee.  If permission is obtained, the sender shall follow the instructions of the Clerk or Clerk’s designee.