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Western District of Kentucky - Document Filing System


This is a restricted government system for official judiciary business only. All activities on this system for any purpose, and all access attempts, may be recorded and monitored or reviewed by persons authorized by the federal judiciary for improper use, protection of system security, performance of maintenance, and appropriate management by the judiciary of its systems. By using this system or any connected system, users expressly consent to system monitoring and to official access to data reviewed and created by them on the system. Any evidence of unlawful activity, including unauthorized access attempts, may be reported to law enforcement officials.

REMINDER All documents must have personal identifiers redacted prior to filing.
If you have questions or need assistance please call our ECF HelpDesk line at 866-822-8305.

CM/ECF Monthly Scheduled Maintenance:
Beginning January 5, 2013, on the first Saturday of every month, CM/ECF will be unavailable due to regular system maintenance between 6:00 A.M. - 8:00 A.M. Eastern Time.

ECF Filing Checklist:
We have developed an ECF Filing Checklist to help you in docketing in our ECF system. Please use this checklist to ensure you have everything you need prior to filing with the Western District. Also, make sure your electronic filings are generated on a paper size of 8.5 x 11 pursuant to Local Rule 5.2(b)

System Status/Updates:
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