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NextGen Resources

The Court upgraded to NextGen on November 23, 2020.

NextGen centralizes access credentials for multiple courts.

Central Sign-On allows electronic filers to maintain one account across all NextGen courts (appellate, bankruptcy, and district). Attorneys are now able to use their PACER credentials to access all NextGen courts where they have permission to file.

NextGen FAQs

All electronic filers must have an individual, upgraded PACER account.

All users who registered for electronic filing prior to November 23, 2020 must link an individual, upgraded PACER account to their existing CM/ECF account.

Register For A New Individual PACER Account
Upgrade Current Individual PACER Account (i.e. accounts created prior to August 11, 2014)
Link a PACER Account to CM/ECF

Note: Journalists who previously registered for case tracking accounts must also link a PACER account to their CM/ECF account.

Attorneys can manage their fee exemption status within a single account.

Attorneys with a fee exemption only need one PACER account for filing and viewing in NextGen. Exempt users should use the toggle feature within NextGen to alternate between exempt and not exempt status.

CJA Attorneys

Firms can consolidate billing for multiple individual accounts.

Pacer Administrative Accounts help allow multiple individual accounts to be centrally billed for PACER access fees. To register for a PACER Administrative Account, please visit