US DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OKLAHOMA

CM/ECf: Civil Events

Table of Contents

 

Initial Type Documents

Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims

Amended Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims

Other Initiating Documents

Misc. Case Initiating Documents

Appearances

Service Documents

Service of Process of Complaints

Other Service

Answers

Answers to Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims

Amended Answers to Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims

Other Answers

Motions and Related Documents

Motions

Briefs, Responses, Replies, etc.

 

Post Judgment Documents

Appeal Documents

Garnishment Documents

Sale Documents

Case Specific Documents

Bankruptcy Documents

ERISA Documents

Social Security Documents

Other Documents

Discovery Documents

Notices

Reports

Other Responses & Replies

Sealed Documents in Public Cases

Trial Documents

Other Misc. Documents

Proposed Orders

Submit a Proposed Order

 

 


 

Initial Type Documents

 

Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims

 

Complaint – Intervenor

Complaint – Social Security (filed as a New Civil Case)

Complaint – Third party

Complaint (filed as a New Civil Case)

Counterclaim

Cross-claim

 

Complaint - Intervenor

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event when filing an Intervenor's Complaint.

·         Do not use for any other type of complaint (e.g., Amended Complaint or Complaint - Third Party).

·         If more appropriate, use the event Amended Complaint - Intervenor.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         Please make sure you have complied with Local Civil Rule 3.1 regarding the numbering of parties.

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with Local Civil Rule 5.3 and General Order 06-09.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you are not already a party in this case, please review the Add/Create New Party guidelines, prior to making your entry.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

E-Filing Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims.

3.       On the Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims screen, select Complaint-Intervenor.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (i.e., 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       Select the Party(s) that the complaint is against.

8.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

9.       Does this document include a Jury Demand Y/N? (Enter Y or N in the box).

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Complaint - Social Security (filed as a New Civil Case)

 

Rules for Use

 

Sealed cases and cases filed by pro se parties must be filed conventionally. Otherwise, unless the case is to be filed under seal, attorneys may choose whether to file the new case conventionally or electronically.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Instructions for Conventional Filing:

 

1.       You need to bring or mail the following to the Clerk's office:

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet (not required if pro se).

·         $400.00 ($350.00 filing fee + $50.00 administrative fee)  Note: If paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk, or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

·         An original complaint, plus copies for your records.

·         Any summons(es) you want issued by the clerk.

·         If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

 

2.       All extra copies will be returned to the filer.

 

Instructions for Electronic Filing:

 

Important: If one or more of the documents you are e-filing should be sealed, do not use the events as directed in these instructions because these events WILL NOT seal your document. You must use one of the events located in the Sealed Documents (in Public Cases) subcategory.

 

1.       You need to e-mail the following to the Clerk’s Office at CM-ECFIntake_OKND@oknd.uscourts.gov. Important: If your case has a statute of limitations problem or some other deadline that requires the case to be filed by a certain date OR if a motion for temporary restraining order will also be filed, please indicate this in your new case email. Note: It does not matter which format (e.g., MS Word, WordPerfect, Adobe Acrobat) the following items are in.

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet

·         Complaint

·         Any other documents you intend on immediately e-filing in this case (e.g. attorney appearance, motion to proceed in forma pauperis, etc.)

·         Any summons(es) you want issued by the clerk.

 

2.       If one of your new case documents is a motion for temporary restraining order, call the CM/ECF Help Desk at 699-4844 (local Tulsa area) or 1-866-213-1957 (toll free) to advise them that you have e-mailed in a new case that includes a motion for temporary restraining order.

3.       After receiving your new case email, the Clerk’s Office will do the following:

 

a.       assign a case number and judge. Important: After such assignment, the party must complete the filing process within five business days of receiving the confirmation email in step c. Even if the case settles during this time or is otherwise resolved, the party must file the new case documents, pay any filing fee due, and may dismiss immediately thereafter.

b.       open the case shell in CM/ECF (includes statistical information and party/attorney information obtained from your new case documents)

c.       reply to the sender’s email advising the attorney to go ahead and e-file the new case documents. Important: The Clerk’s Office will attempt to have your new case ready for you to e-file your new case documents by the end of the next business day following receipt of your new case email.

 

4.       After you receive the reply email from the Clerk’s Office, add the assigned case number to all of your new case documents (except the Civil Cover Sheet) prior to e-filing them.

5.       E-file the Civil Cover Sheet first.

6.       E-file the Complaint. Important: If you do not e-file the complaint within five business days of receiving the confirmation email in step 3. c., the Clerk’s Office will e-file the complaint and notify you of any filing fee that is due.

 

a.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

b.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Complaints, Counterclaims & Crossclaims.

c.       On the Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims screen, select Complaint - Social Security.

d.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

e.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

f.        On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

g.       On the Filing Against screen, select the party(s) who the Complaint is against (usually the defendants).

h.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

i.         For this case, "Are you exempt or seeking exemption from paying the filing fee for this complaint? (e.g. USA, CJA, IFP) Y/N" (Enter Y or N in the box.)

j.         If you answered:

 

                                                                                 i.            Y at step i, skip to step k.

                                                                               ii.            N at step i, you will see the following screens:

 

1.       The filing fee amount will be displayed.

2.       On the next screen, you will see the message, "Now loading the payment processing screen. This process might take a few seconds." 

3.       The online payment screens will appear. (Important: At this point you must be sure the docket entry information you have entered is correct. You will not be able to go back and correct mistakes after your payment has been submitted.) 

4.       Follow the instructions displayed on the screens for entering your credit card information. After your payment is submitted you will return to the CM/ECF screens to complete your e-filing entry. Note: If you do not complete the e-filing process at any point after you have submitted your payment, your credit card will still be charged. You should complete your entry and then contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours regarding any errors.

 

k.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

l.         On the Final Text screen, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket. Note: Even if you realize that your docket entry is incorrect, do not abort this process or your credit card will still be charged. Also, do not attempt to re-file your documents or you will incur a duplicate charge on your credit card. Instead, contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours.

m.     Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper

 

7.       E-file any remaining new case documents, if any, following the appropriate event instructions.

 

Complaint – Third party

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this when you are a defendant, to file a complaint against a new party.

·         If this is an amended third party complaint, use the more appropriate Amended Complaint - Third Party .

·         If your pleading contains an Answer, Cross-claim or Counterclaim  you must divide them into separate documents and file them separately.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Since this Third Party Complaint is adding parties, please review the Add/Create New Party guidelines, prior to making your entry.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the  Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

E-Filing Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims.

3.       On the Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims screen, select Complaint - Third Party.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.    

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Filing Against screen, you will normally be adding a new party by following the Add/Create New Party guidelines and remembering to change the party type to ThirdParty Defendant (3pd:pty).

8.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

9.       On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.   

10.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Complaint (filed as a New Civil Case)

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Sealed cases and cases filed by pro se parties must be filed conventionally. Otherwise, unless the case is to be filed under seal, attorneys may choose whether to file the new case conventionally or electronically.

·         Important!!!!  If you choose to file your case electronically, your case is not considered filed of record until you have completed step 6 under Instructions for Electronic Filing below. Please refer to step 6 for more details.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         Please make sure you have complied with Local Civil Rule 3.1 regarding the numbering of parties.

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with Local Civil Rule 5.3 and General Order 06-09.

 

Instructions for Conventional Filing:

 

1.       You need to bring or mail the following to the Clerk's office:

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet (not required if pro se).

·         $400.00 ($350.00 filing fee + $50.00 administrative fee)  

 

·         If paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk, or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit.  This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

·         No fee is required in USERRA cases.

 

·         An original complaint, plus copies for your records. However if a motion for temporary restraining order is also filed, the court will keep an extra copy.

·         Any summons(es) you want issued by the clerk.

·         Any notices you want issued by the clerk (Replevin cases)

·         If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

 

2.       All extra copies will be returned to the filer.

 

Instructions for Electronic Filing:

 

Important: If one or more of the documents you are e-filing should be sealed, do not use the events as directed in these instructions because these events WILL NOT seal your document. You must use one of the events located in the Sealed Documents (in Public Cases) subcategory.

 

1.       If your case has a statute of limitations problem or some other deadline that requires the case to be filed by a certain date OR if a motion for temporary restraining order will also be filed, please call the CM/ECF Help Desk at 699-4844 (local Tulsa area) or 1-866-213-1957 (toll free) during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday).

2.       You need to e-mail the following to the Clerk’s Office at CM-ECFIntake_OKND@oknd.uscourts.gov. Note: It does not matter what format the following items are in.

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet

·         Complaint

·         Any other documents you intend on immediately e-filing in this case (e.g. attorney appearance, corporate disclosure statement, etc.)

·         Any summons(es) you want issued by the clerk

·         Any notices you want issued by the clerk (Replevin cases)

 

3.       After receiving your new case email, the Clerk’s Office will do the following:

 

a.       assign a case number and judge. Note: After such assignment, the party must complete the filing process within five business days of receiving the confirmation email in step c. Even if the case settles during this time or is otherwise resolved, the party must file the new case documents, pay any filing fee due, and may dismiss immediately thereafter.

b.       open the case shell in CM/ECF (includes statistical information and party/attorney information obtained from your new case documents)

c.       reply to the sender’s email advising the attorney to go ahead and e-file the new case documents. Note: The Clerk’s Office will attempt to have your new case ready for you to e-file your new case documents by the end of the next business day following receipt of your new case email.

 

4.       After you receive the reply email from the Clerk’s Office, add the assigned case number to all of your new case documents (except the Civil Cover Sheet) prior to e-filing them.

5.       E-file the Civil Cover Sheet.

6.       E-file the Complaint:

 

Important: YOUR CASE IS NOT CONSIDERED FILED OF RECORD UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED THIS STEP. The official file date for the new case documents will be the date on which your new case documents are e-filed by you into CM/ECF in the case and NOT on the date which the new case documents were emailed to the Clerk’s Office. If you do not e-file the complaint within seven calendar days of receiving the confirmation email in step 3. c., the Clerk’s Office will follow the procedures set forth in Section XXI of the CM/ECF Administrative Guide of Policies and Procedures and e-file the complaint in CM/ECF for you with that e-filing date becoming the official filedate of your complaint. The Clerk's Office will then notify you of any filing fee that is due.

 

a.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

b.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Complaints, Counterclaims & Crossclaims.

c.       On the Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims screen, select Complaint.

d.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

e.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

f.        On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

g.       On the Filing Against screen, select the party(s) who the Complaint is against (usually the defendants).

h.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document.  Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

i.         Does this document include a Jury Demand Y/N? (Enter Y or N in the box).

j.         For this case, "Are you exempt or seeking exemption from paying the filing fee for this complaint? (e.g. USA, CJA, IFP) Y/N" (Enter Y or N in the box.)

k.        If you answered:

 

                                                                                 i.            Y at step j, skip to step l.

                                                                               ii.            N at step j, you will see the following screens:

 

1.       The filing fee amount will be displayed.

2.       On the next screen, you will see the message, "Now loading the payment processing screen. This process might take a few seconds." 

3.       The online payment screens will appear. (Important: At this point you must be sure the docket entry information you have entered is correct. You will not be able to go back and correct mistakes after your payment has been submitted.) 

4.       Follow the instructions displayed on the screens for entering your credit card information. After your payment is submitted you will return to the CM/ECF screens to complete your e-filing entry. Note: If you do not complete the e-filing process at any point after you have submitted your payment, your credit card will still be charged. You should complete your entry and then contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours regarding any errors.

 

l.         On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

m.     On the Final Text screen, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket. Note: Even if you realize that your docket entry is incorrect, do not abort this process or your credit card will still be charged. Also, do not attempt to re-file your documents or you will incur a duplicate charge on your credit card. Instead, contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours.

n.       Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper

 

7.       E-file any remaining new case documents, if any, following the appropriate event instructions.

 

Counterclaim

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this to file a claim against a plaintiff.

·         If this is an amended counterclaim, use the more appropriate Amended Counterclaim.

·         If your pleading contains an Answer, Cross-claim or Complaint - Third Party, you must divide them into separate documents and file them separately.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

E-Filing Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Complaints, Counterclaims & Crossclaims.

3.       On the Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims screen, select Counterclaim.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Filing Against screen, select the party(s) who the Counterclaim is against (usually the plaintiff).

8.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

9.       Does this document include a Jury Demand Y/N? (Enter Y or N in the box).

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper

 

Cross-claim

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this to file a claim against another defendant.

·         If this is an amended cross-claim, use the more appropriate Amended Cross-claim.

·         If your pleading contains an Answer, Counterclaim or Complaint - Third Party , you must divide them into separate documents and file them separately.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

E-Filing Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under  Initial Type Documents, select Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims.

3.       On the Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims screen, select Cross-claim.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.    

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Filing Against screen, select the party(s) who the Cross-claim is against (usually another defendant).

8.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

9.       Does this document include a Jury Demand Y/N? (Enter Y or N in the box).

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.   

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Amended Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims

 

Amended Complaint

Amended Complaint - Intervenor

Amended Complaint - Social Security

Amended Complaint - Third Party

Amended Counterclaim

Amended Cross-Claim

 

Amended Complaint

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event when filing an amended complaint.

·         You will be given the opportunity to add new parties at steps #6 and #7 below.

·         Do not use for any other type of amended claim (i.e., Amended Complaint - Social Security  or Amended Complaint - Intervenor).

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         Please make sure you have complied with Local Civil Rule 3.1 regarding the numbering of parties.

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If there is not a complaint already on file, you can not use this event.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If this amended complaint is adding parties, please review the Add/Create New Party guidelines, prior to making your entry.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

E-Filing Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Initial Type Documents select Amended Complaints Counterclaims & Cross-claims.

3.       On the Amended Complaints Counterclaims & Cross-claims screen, select Amended Complaint.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

Note:  If you are adding party Plaintiffs, before selecting the filer, click Add/Create New Party to add the new plaintiffs.

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select Against screen:

 

a.       If you are adding party Defendants, before selecting the party(s), click  Add/Create New Party to add the new defendants.

b.       Select the Party(s) that the complaint is against.

 

8.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

9.       On the Referral screen, select the complaint(s) you want to refer to and click Next.

10.   Does this Complaint Include a Jury Demand Y/N? (Enter Y or N in the box).

11.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

12.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

13.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Amended Complaint - Intervenor

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event when filing an Amended Intervenor's Complaint.

·         You will be given the opportunity to add new parties at steps #6 and #7 below.

·         Do not use this event for a first Complaint - Intervenor or for any other type of complaint (e.g. Amended Complaint or Complaint - Third Party).

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         Please make sure you have complied with Local Civil Rule 3.1 regarding the numbering of parties.

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If your client/filer is not already a party in this case, please review the Add/Create New Party guidelines, prior to making your entry.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

E-Filing Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Initial Type Documents select Amended Complaints Counterclaims & Cross-claims.

3.       On the Amended Complaints Counterclaims & Cross-claims screen, select Amended Complaint-Intervenor.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

Note:  If you are adding party Intervenor Plaintiffs, before selecting the filer, click Add/Create New Party to add the new intervenor plaintiffs.

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select Against screen:

 

a.       If you are adding party Intervenor Defendants, before selecting the party(s), click  Add/Create New Party to add the new intervenor defendants.

b.       Select the Party(s) that the complaint is against. On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

 

8.       Does this Complaint Include a Jury Demand Y/N? (Enter Y or N in the box.)

9.       On the Referral screen, select the Intervenor Complaint(s) you want to refer to and click Next.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Amended Complaint - Social Security

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event when filing an Amended Social Security complaint.

·         You will be given the opportunity to add new parties at steps #6 and #7 below.

·         Do not use this for an initial Complaint - Social Security.

·         Do not use for any other type of amended claim that does not involve Social Security matters (i.e. Amended Complaint or Amended Complaint - Intervenor).

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         Please make sure you have complied with Local Civil Rule 3.1 regarding the numbering of parties.

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If there is not a social security complaint already on file, you cannot use this event.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If this amended complaint is adding parties, please review the Add/Create New Party guidelines, prior to making your entry.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

E-Filing Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Initial Type Documents select Amended Complaints Counterclaims & Cross-claims.

3.       On the Amended Complaints Counterclaims & Cross-claims screen, select Amended Complaint-Social Security.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (i.e., 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

Note:  If you are adding party Plaintiffs, before selecting the filer, click Add/Create New Party to add the new plaintiffs.

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select Against screen:

 

a.       If you are adding party Defendants, before selecting the party(s), click  Add/Create New Party to add the new defendants.

b.       Select the Party(s) that the complaint is against. On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

 

8.       On the Referral screen, select the complaint(s) you want to refer to and click Next.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Amended Complaint - Third Party

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this if you are amending a Third Party Complaint which you have already filed.

·         You will be given the opportunity to add new parties at steps #6 and #7 below.

·         If more appropriate, use the original Complaint - Third Party event.

·         If your pleading contains an Answer, Cross-claim or Counterclaim, then you must divide them into separate documents and file them individually.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         Please make sure you have complied with Local Civil Rule 3.1 regarding the numbering of parties.

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         If this Third Party Amended Complaint is adding parties, please review the Add/Create New Party guidelines, prior to making your entry.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

E-Filing Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Initial Type Documents select Amended Complaints Counterclaims & Cross-claims.

3.       On the Amended Complaints Counterclaims & Cross-claims screen, select Amended Complaint - Third Party.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

Note:  If you are adding party Third Party Plaintiffs, before selecting the filer, click Add/Create New Party to add the new third party plaintiffs.

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select Against screen:

 

a.       If you are adding party Third Party Defendants, before selecting the party(s), click  Add/Create New Party to add the new third party defendants. Note: Remember to change the party type to Third Party Defendant (3pd:pty)

b.       Select the Party(s) that the complaint is against in their Third Party Defendant role.

 

8.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

9.       On the Referral screen, select the most recent third party complaint you want to refer to and click Next.

10.   Does this Complaint Include a Jury Demand Y/N? (Enter Y or N in the box).

11.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

12.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

13.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Amended Counterclaim

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this to file an amended counterclaim against the plaintiff.

·         You will be given the opportunity to add new parties at steps #6 and #7 below.

·         If this is a first counterclaim, use the more appropriate Counterclaim.

·         If your pleading contains an Answer, Cross-claim or Complaint - Third Party, you must divide them into separate documents and file them separately.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

E-Filing Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Initial Type Documents select Amended Complaints Counterclaims & Cross-claims.

3.       On the Amended Complaints Counterclaims & Cross-claims screen, select Amended Counterclaim.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

Note:  If you are adding party Counterclaimants, before selecting the filer, click Add/Create New Party to add the new counterclaimants.

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select Against screen:

 

a.       If you are adding party Counter Defendants, before selecting the party(s), click  Add/Create New Party to add the new counter defendants.

b.       Select the Party(s) that the counterclaim is against, using their Counter Defendant role.

 

8.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

9.       On the Referral screen, select the Counterclaim you are amending and click Next.

10.   Does this document include a Jury Demand Y/N? (Enter Y or N in the box).

11.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

12.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

13.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Amended Cross-Claim

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this to file an amended cross-claim against the plaintiff.

·         You will be given the opportunity to add new parties at steps #6 and #7 below.

·         If this is a first cross-claim, use the more appropriate Cross-claim.

·         If your pleading contains an Answer, Counterclaim or Complaint - Third Party, you must divide them into separate documents and file them separately.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

E-Filing Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Amended Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims.

3.       On the Amended Complaints, Cross and Counter Claims screen, select Amended Cross-claim.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

Note:  If you are adding party Cross-Claimants, before selecting the filer, click Add/Create New Party to add the new cross-claimants.

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select Against screen:

 

a.       If you are adding party Cross Defendants, before selecting the party(s), click  Add/Create New Party to add the new cross defendants.

b.       Select the Party(s) that the cross-claim is against, using their Cross Defendant role.

 

8.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

9.       On the Related screen, select the cross-claim being amended and click Next.

10.   Does this document include a Jury Demand Y/N? (Enter Y or N in the box).

11.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

12.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

13.   Important!  Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Other Initiating Documents

 

Civil Cover Sheet

Motion for Appointment of Counsel (filed as a New Civil Case)

Motion for Miscellaneous Relief (filed as a New Civil Case)

Motion to Compel Arbitration (filed as a New Civil Case)

Motion to Quash GJ Subpoena (filed as a New Civil Case)

Motion to Vacate/Set Aside/Correct Sentence (2255)

Motion to Withdraw Reference to Bankruptcy Court (filed as a New Civil Case)

Notice of Appeal from Bankruptcy Court (filed as a New Civil Case)

Notice of Removal (filed as a New Civil Case)

Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (2241/2254) (filed as a New Civil Case)

Petition for Writ of Mandamus (filed as a New Civil Case)

 

Civil Cover Sheet

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Every complaint or other document initiating a civil action shall be accompanied by a completed Civil Cover Sheet. If the Civil Cover Sheet does not accompany the complaint, then the case will not be added to system.

·         If the complaint or other document is filed without a completed Civil Cover Sheet, it is subject to dismissal by the court, after notice, and an opportunity to be heard is provided to the filing party.

·         Note: Persons filing civil cases pro se are exempt from the foregoing requirement.

 

E-Filing Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Other Initiating Documents.

3.       On the Other Initiating Documents screen, select Civil Cover Sheet.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g., 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

8.       Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Motion for Appointment of Counsel (filed as a New Civil Case)

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use these instructions for Habeas Corpus cases in which you will only be filing the motion for appointment of counsel and motion to proceed in forma pauperis at this time and the Habeas petition will be filed at a later date.

·         Sealed cases and cases filed by pro se parties must be filed conventionally. Otherwise, unless the case is to be filed under seal, attorneys may choose whether to file the new case conventionally or electronically.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Instructions for Conventional Filing

 

1.       You need to bring or mail the following to the Clerk's office:

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet (not required if pro se).

·         $5.00 filing fee (if paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk), and/or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

·         An original motion for appointment of counsel, plus copies for your records.

·         If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

 

2.       All extra copies will be returned to the filer.

 

Instructions for Electronic Filing

 

Important! If one or more of the documents you are e-filing should be sealed, do not use the events as directed in these instructions because these events WILL NOT seal your document. You must use one of the events located in the Sealed Documents (in Public Cases) subcategory.

 

1.       You need to e-mail the following to the Clerk’s Office at CM-ECFIntake_OKND@oknd.uscourts.gov.

 

Important: If your case has a statute of limitations problem or some other deadline that requires the case to be filed by a certain date OR if a motion for temporary restraining order will also be filed, please indicate this in your new case email. (Note: It does not matter what format the following items are in.)

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet

·         Motion for Appointment of Counsel

·         Any other documents you intend on immediately e-filing in this case (e.g. attorney appearance, motion to proceed in forma pauperis, etc.)

 

2.       If one of your new case documents is a motion for temporary restraining order, call the CM/ECF Help Desk at 699-4844 (local Tulsa area) or 1-866-213-1957 (toll free) to advise them that you have e-mailed in a new case that includes a motion for temporary restraining order.

 

3.       After receiving your new case email, the Clerk’s Office will do the following:

 

·         assign a case number and judge. Important: After such assignment, the party must complete the filing process within five business days of receiving the confirmation email in step c. Even if the case settles during this time or is otherwise resolved, the party must file the new case documents, pay any filing fee due, and may dismiss immediately thereafter.

·         open the case shell in CM/ECF (includes statistical information and party/attorney information obtained from your new case documents)

·         reply to the sender’s email advising the attorney to go ahead and e-file the new case documents. Important: The Clerk’s Office will attempt to have your new case ready for you to e-file your new case documents by the end of the next business day following receipt of your new case email.

 

4.       After you receive the reply email from the Clerk’s Office, add the assigned case number to all of your new case documents (except the Civil Cover Sheet) prior to e-filing them.

5.       E-file the Civil Cover Sheet.

6.       E-file the motion for Appointment of Counsel. Important: If you do not e-file the motion within five business days of receiving the confirmation email in step 3. c., the Clerk’s Office will e-file the motion and notify you of any filing fee that is due.

 

a.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

b.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Other Initiating Documents.

c.       On the Other Initiating Documents screen, select motion for Appointment of Counsel.

d.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

e.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

f.        On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

g.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the instructions.

h.       The Response/Reply Deadline screen appears. These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

i.         For this new civil case, will you be paying the filing fee at this time? Y/N (Enter Y or N in the box).

j.         If you answered:

 

                                                                                 i.            N at step i, skip to step k.

                                                                               ii.            Y at step i, you will see the following screens:

 

1.       The filing fee amount will be displayed.

2.       On the next screen, you will see the message, "Now loading the payment processing screen. This process might take a few seconds." 

3.       The online payment screens will appear. (Important: At this point you must be sure the docket entry information you have entered is correct. You will not be able to go back and correct mistakes after your payment has been submitted.) 

4.       Follow the instructions displayed on the screens for entering your credit card information. After your payment is submitted you will return to the CM/ECF screens to complete your e-filing entry. Note: If you do not complete the e-filing process at any point after you have submitted your payment, your credit card will still be charged. You should complete your entry and then contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours regarding any errors.

 

k.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

l.         On the Final Text screen, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket. Note: Even if you realize that your docket entry is incorrect, do not abort this process or your credit card will still be charged. Also, do not attempt to re-file your documents or you will incur a duplicate charge on your credit card. Instead, contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours.

m.     Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper

 

7.       E-file any remaining new case documents, if any, following the appropriate event instructions.

 

Motion for Miscellaneous Relief (filed as a New Civil Case)

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Sealed cases and cases filed by pro se parties must be filed conventionally. Otherwise, unless the case is to be filed under seal, attorneys may choose whether to file the new case conventionally or electronically.

·         Important!!!!  If you choose to file your case electronically, your case is not considered filed of record until you have completed step 6 under Instructions for Electronic Filing below. Please refer to step 6 for more details.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Instructions for Conventional Filing

 

1.       You need to bring or mail the following to the Clerk's office:

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet (not required if pro se).

·         $400.00 ($350.00 filing fee + $50.00 administrative fee)  Note: If paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk, or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

·         An original motion, plus copies for your records.

·         Any summons(es) you want issued by the clerk.

·         If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

 

2.       All extra copies will be returned to the filer.

 

Instructions for Electronic Filing

 

Important: If one or more of the documents you are e-filing should be sealed, do not use the events as directed in these instructions because these events WILL NOT seal your document. You must use one of the events located in the Sealed Documents (in Public Cases) subcategory.

 

1.       If your case has a statute of limitations problem or some other deadline that requires the case to be filed by a certain date OR if a motion for temporary restraining order will also be filed, please call the CM/ECF Help Desk at 699-4844 (local Tulsa area) or 1-866-213-1957 (toll free) during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday).

2.       You need to e-mail the following to the Clerk’s Office at CM-ECFIntake_OKND@oknd.uscourts.gov. Note: It does not matter what format the following items are in.

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet

·         Motion for Miscellaneous Relief

·         Any other documents you intend on immediately e-filing in this case (e.g. attorney appearance, corporate disclosure statement, etc.)

·         Any summons(es) you want issued by the clerk.

 

3.       After receiving your new case email, the Clerk’s Office will do the following:

 

a.       assign a case number and judge. Note:After such assignment, the party must complete the filing process within five business days of receiving the confirmation email in step c. Even if the case settles during this time or is otherwise resolved, the party must file the new case documents, pay any filing fee due, and may dismiss immediately thereafter.

b.       open the case shell in CM/ECF (includes statistical information and party/attorney information obtained from your new case documents)

c.       reply to the sender’s email advising the attorney to go ahead and e-file the new case documents. Note: The Clerk’s Office will attempt to have your new case ready for you to e-file your new case documents by the end of the next business day following receipt of your new case email.

 

4.       After you receive the reply email from the Clerk’s Office, add the assigned case number to all of your new case documents (except the Civil Cover Sheet) prior to e-filing them.

5.       E-file the Civil Cover Sheet.

6.       E-file the motion for Miscellaneous Relief. Important: YOUR CASE IS NOT CONSIDERED FILED OF RECORD UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED THIS STEP. The official filedate for the new case documents will be the date on which your new case documents are e-filed by you into CM/ECF in the case and NOT on the date which the new case documents were emailed to the Clerk’s Office. If you do not e-file the motion within seven calendar days of receiving the confirmation email in step 3. c., the Clerk’s Office will follow the procedures set forth in Section XXI of the CM/ECF Administrative Guide of Policies and Procedures and e-file the motion in CM/ECF for you with that e-filing date becoming the official filedate of your motion. The Clerk's Office will then notify you of any filing fee that is due.

 

a.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

b.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Other Initiating Documents.

c.       On the Other Initiating Documents screen, select motion for Miscellaneous Relief.

d.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

e.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

f.        On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

g.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Attaching a PDF Documentinstructions.

h.       On the Relief Requested screen, insert the requested relief (e.g., to submit in camera documents for review).

i.         On the Referral screen, select the Refer to existing event? box if you want this to refer to an existing event. Complete the " Filed _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific date range. Complete the "Documents _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific document number range. You can complete both fields to limit the list by date range and document number range. Note: If you do not fill in a date or document number range, all events will be listed. Click Next to view the list of existing events. Select the event(s) you want to refer to and click Next.

j.         The Response/Reply Deadline screen appears. These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

k.       For this case, "Are you exempt or seeking exemption from paying the filing fee for this motion? (e.g. USA, CJA, IFP) Y/N" (Enter Y or N in the box.)

l.         If you answered:

 

                                                                                 i.            Y at step k, skip to step m.

                                                                               ii.            N at step k, you will see the following screens:

 

1.       The filing fee amount will be displayed.

2.       On the next screen, you will see the message, "Now loading the payment processing screen. This process might take a few seconds." 

3.       The online payment screens will appear. (Important: At this point you must be sure the docket entry information you have entered is correct. You will not be able to go back and correct mistakes after your payment has been submitted.) 

4.       Follow the instructions displayed on the screens for entering your credit card information. After your payment is submitted you will return to the CM/ECF screens to complete your e-filing entry. Note: If you do not complete the e-filing process at any point after you have submitted your payment, your credit card will still be charged. You should complete your entry and then contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours regarding any errors.

 

m.     On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

n.       On the Final Text screen, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket. Note: Even if you realize that your docket entry is incorrect, do not abort this process or your credit card will still be charged. Also, do not attempt to re-file your documents or you will incur a duplicate charge on your credit card. Instead, contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours.

o.       Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

7.       E-file any remaining new case documents, if any, following the appropriate event instructions.

 

Motion to Compel Arbitration (filed as a New Civil Case)

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Sealed cases and cases filed by pro se parties must be filed conventionally. Otherwise, unless the case is to be filed under seal, attorneys may choose whether to file the new case conventionally or electronically.

·         Important!!!!  If you choose to file your case electronically, your case is not considered filed of record until you have completed step 6 under Instructions for Electronic Filing below. Please refer to step 6 for more details.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Instructions for Conventional Filing:

 

1.       You need to bring or mail the following to the Clerk's office:

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet (not required if pro se).

·         $400.00 ($350.00 filing fee + $50.00 administrative fee)  Note: If paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk, or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

·         An original motion to compel arbitration, plus copies for your records.

·         Any summons(es) you want issued by the clerk.

·         If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

 

2.       All extra copies will be returned to the filer.

 

Instructions for Electronic Filing:

 

Important: If one or more of the documents you are e-filing should be sealed, do not use the events as directed in these instructions because these events WILL NOT seal your document. You must use one of the events located in the Sealed Documents (in Public Cases) subcategory.

 

1.       If your case has a statute of limitations problem or some other deadline that requires the case to be filed by a certain date OR if a motion for temporary restraining order will also be filed, please call the CM/ECF Help Desk at 699-4844 (local Tulsa area) or 1-866-213-1957 (toll free) during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday).

2.       You need to e-mail the following to the Clerk’s Office at CM-ECFIntake_OKND@oknd.uscourts.gov. Note: It does not matter what format the following items are in.

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet

·         Motion to Compel Arbitration

·         Any other documents you intend on immediately e-filing in this case (e.g. attorney appearance, corporate disclosure statement, etc.)

·         Any summons(es) you want issued by the clerk.

 

3.       After receiving your new case email, the Clerk’s Office will do the following:

 

a.       assign a case number and judge. Note: After such assignment, the party must complete the filing process within five business days of receiving the confirmation email in step c. Even if the case settles during this time or is otherwise resolved, the party must file the new case documents, pay any filing fee due, and may dismiss immediately thereafter.

b.       open the case shell in CM/ECF (includes statistical information and party/attorney information obtained from your new case documents)

c.       reply to the sender’s email advising the attorney to go ahead and e-file the new case documents. Note: The Clerk’s Office will attempt to have your new case ready for you to e-file your new case documents by the end of the next business day following receipt of your new case email.

 

4.       After you receive the reply email from the Clerk’s Office, add the assigned case number to all of your new case documents (except the Civil Cover Sheet) prior to e-filing them.

5.       E-file the Civil Cover Sheet.

6.       E-file the motion to Compel Arbitration. Important: YOUR CASE IS NOT CONSIDERED FILED OF RECORD UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED THIS STEP. The official filedate for the new case documents will be the date on which your new case documents are e-filed by you into CM/ECF in the case and NOT on the date which the new case documents were emailed to the Clerk’s Office. If you do not e-file the motion within seven calendar days of receiving the confirmation email in step 3. c., the Clerk’s Office will follow the procedures set forth in Section XXI of the CM/ECF Administrative Guide of Policies and Procedures and e-file the motion in CM/ECF for you with that e-filing date becoming the official filedate of your motion. The Clerk's Office will then notify you of any filing fee that is due.

 

a.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

b.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Other Initiating Documents.

c.       On the Other Initiating Documents screen, select motion to Compel Arbitration.

d.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

e.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

f.        On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

g.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the instructions.

h.       The Response/Reply Deadline screen appears. These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

i.         For this case, "Are you exempt or seeking exemption from paying the filing fee for this motion? (e.g. USA, CJA, IFP) Y/N" (Enter Y or N in the box.)

j.         If you answered:

 

                                                                                 i.            Y at step i, skip to step k.

                                                                               ii.            N at step i, you will see the following screens:

 

1.       The filing fee amount will be displayed.

2.       On the next screen, you will see the message, "Now loading the payment processing screen. This process might take a few seconds." 

3.       The online payment screens will appear. (Important: At this point you must be sure the docket entry information you have entered is correct. You will not be able to go back and correct mistakes after your payment has been submitted.) 

4.       Follow the instructions displayed on the screens for entering your credit card information. After your payment is submitted you will return to the CM/ECF screens to complete your e-filing entry. Note: If you do not complete the e-filing process at any point after you have submitted your payment, your credit card will still be charged. You should complete your entry and then contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours regarding any errors.

 

k.        On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

l.         On the Final Text screen, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket. Note: Even if you realize that your docket entry is incorrect, do not abort this process or your credit card will still be charged. Also, do not attempt to re-file your documents or you will incur a duplicate charge on your credit card. Instead, contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours.

m.     Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

7.       E-file any remaining new case documents, if any, following the appropriate event instructions.

 

Motion to Quash GJ Subpoena (filed as a New Civil Case)

 

Instructions

 

1.       Please submit the original Motion to Quash GJ Subpoena in person or by mailing it to the Clerk's office. Note: There is no filing fee required and these motions will be automatically filed under seal.

2.       All additional copies will be returned to the filer. Note: If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

 

Motion to Vacate/Set Aside/Correct Sentence (2255)

 

Rules for Use

 

Documents in sealed cases and documents filed by pro se parties must be filed conventionally. If the criminal case was filed prior to 1995, you will need to verify that the case is on CM/ECF. If it is not, you must conventionally file the 2255 motion.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Instructions for Conventional Filing

 

1.       You need to bring or mail the following to the Clerk's office:

 

·         An original motion to vacate and two (2) copies for the court if the criminal case is not on the computer, plus copies for your records

·         If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

 

2.       All extra copies will be returned to the filer.

 

Instructions for Electronic Filing

 

Important: If one or more of the documents you are e-filing should be sealed, do not use the events as directed in these instructions because these events WILL NOT seal your document. You must use one of the events located in the Sealed Documents (in Public Cases) subcategory.

 

1.       E-file the criminal motion to Vacate/Set Aside/Correct Sentence (2255) into the criminal case.

2.       E-file any remaining documents, if any, into the criminal case following the appropriate criminal event instructions.

 

Motion to Withdraw Reference to Bankruptcy Court (filed as a New Civil Case)

 

Instructions

 

The Motion to Withdraw the Reference should be filed at the United States Bankruptcy Court. Please contact the Bankruptcy Court for their procedures.

 

Notice of Appeal from Bankruptcy Court (filed as a New Civil Case)

 

Instructions

 

The Notice of Appeal should be filed at the United States Bankruptcy Court. Please contact the Bankruptcy Court for their procedures.

 

Notice of Removal (filed as a New Civil Case)

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Sealed cases and cases filed by pro se parties must be filed conventionally. Otherwise, unless the case is to be filed under seal, attorneys may choose whether to file the new case conventionally or electronically.

·         Important!!!!  If you choose to file your case electronically, your case is not considered filed of record until you have completed step 6 under Instructions for Electronic Filing below. Please refer to step 6 for more details.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         Please make sure you have complied with Local Civil Rule 3.1 regarding the numbering of parties.

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with Local Civil Rule 5.3  and General Order 06-09.

·         Confirm you are in compliance with Local Civil Rule 81.2 Removed Actions - Documents to be Filed.

 

Instructions for Conventional Filing:

 

1.       You need to bring or mail the following to the Clerk's office:

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet (not required if pro se).

·         $400.00 ($350.00 filing fee + $50.00 administrative fee)  Note: If paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk, or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

·         An original notice of removal, plus copies for your records. However if the document is filed under seal or a motion for temporary restraining order is also filed, the court will keep an extra copy.

·         Completed Status Report on Removed Action (due within 5 days per Local Civil Rule 81.2).

·         If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

 

2.       All extra copies will be returned to the filer.

 

Instructions for Electronic Filing

 

Important: If one or more of the documents you are e-filing should be sealed, do not use the events as directed in these instructions because these events WILL NOT seal your document. You must use one of the events located in the Sealed Documents (in Public Cases) subcategory.

 

1.       If your case has a statute of limitations problem or some other deadline that requires the case to be filed by a certain date OR if a motion for temporary restraining order will also be filed, please call the CM/ECF Help Desk at 699-4844 (local Tulsa area) or 1-866-213-1957 (toll free) during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday).

2.       You need to e-mail the following to the Clerk’s Office at CM-ECFIntake_OKND@oknd.uscourts.gov. Note: It does not matter what format the following items are in.

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet

·         Notice of Removal

·         Status Report on Removed Action Action (due within 5 days per Local Civil Rule 81.2)

·         Any other documents you intend on immediately e-filing in this case (e.g. attorney appearance, corporate disclosure statement, etc.)

 

3.       After receiving your new case email, the Clerk’s Office will do the following:

 

a.       assign a case number and judge. Note: After such assignment, the party must complete the filing process within five business days of receiving the confirmation email in step c. Even if the case settles during this time or is otherwise resolved, the party must file the new case documents, pay any filing fee due, and may dismiss immediately thereafter.

b.       open the case shell in CM/ECF (includes statistical information and party/attorney information obtained from your new case documents)

c.       reply to the sender’s email advising the attorney to go ahead and e-file the new case documents. Note: The Clerk’s Office will attempt to have your new case ready for you to e-file your new case documents by the end of the next business day following receipt of your new case email.

 

4.       After you receive the reply email from the Clerk’s Office, add the assigned case number to all of your new case documents (except the Civil Cover Sheet) prior to e-filing them.

5.       E-file the Civil Cover Sheet.

6.       E-file the Notice of Removal. Important: YOUR CASE IS NOT CONSIDERED FILED OF RECORD UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED THIS STEP. The official filedate for the new case documents will be the date on which your new case documents are e-filed by you into CM/ECF in the case and NOT on the date which the new case documents were emailed to the Clerk’s Office. If you do not e-file the notice within seven calendar days of receiving the confirmation email in step 3. c., the Clerk’s Office will follow the procedures set forth in Section XXI of the CM/ECF Administrative Guide of Policies and Procedures and e-file the notice in CM/ECF for you with that e-filing date becoming the official filedate of your notice. The Clerk's Office will then notify you of any filing fee that is due.

 

a.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

b.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Other Initiating Documents.

c.       On the Other Initiating Documents screen, select Notice of Removal.

d.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

e.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

f.        On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

g.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the instructions.

h.       Enter the appropriate information:

 

·         Name of the court from which the case is being removed

·         Other court's case number

 

i.         Does this document include a jury demand? (Select either Yes or No.)

j.         For this case, "Are you exempt or seeking exemption from paying the filing fee for this notice of removal? (e.g. USA, CJA, IFP) Y/N" (Enter Y or N in the box.)

k.       If you answered:

 

                                                                                 i.            Y at step i, skip to step k.

                                                                               ii.            N at step i, you will see the following screens:

 

1.       The filing fee amount will be displayed.

2.       On the next screen, you will see the message, "Now loading the payment processing screen. This process might take a few seconds." 

3.       The online payment screens will appear. (Important: At this point you must be sure the docket entry information you have entered is correct. You will not be able to go back and correct mistakes after your payment has been submitted.) 

4.       Follow the instructions displayed on the screens for entering your credit card information. After your payment is submitted you will return to the CM/ECF screens to complete your e-filing entry. Note: If you do not complete the e-filing process at any point after you have submitted your payment, your credit card will still be charged. You should complete your entry and then contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours regarding any errors.

 

l.         On the Final Text screen, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket. Note: Even if you realize that your docket entry is incorrect, do not abort this process or your credit card will still be charged. Also, do not attempt to re-file your documents or you will incur a duplicate charge on your credit card. Instead, contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours.

m.     Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper

 

7.       E-file the Status Report on Removed Action.

8.       E-file any remaining new case documents, if any, following the appropriate event instructions.

 

Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (2241/2254) (filed as a New Civil Case)

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Sealed cases and cases filed by pro se parties must be filed conventionally. Otherwise, unless the case is to be filed under seal, attorneys may choose whether to file the new case conventionally or electronically.

·         Important!!!!  If you choose to file your case electronically, your case is not considered filed of record until you have completed step 6 under Instructions for Electronic Filing below. Please refer to step 6 for more details.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Instructions for Conventional Filing:

 

1.       You need to bring or mail the following to the Clerk's office:

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet (not required if pro se).

·         $5.00 filing fee (if paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk), or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

·         An original petition for writ of habeas corpus, plus copies for your records.

·         If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

 

2.       All extra copies will be returned to the filer.

 

Instructions for Electronic Filing:

 

Important: If one or more of the documents you are e-filing should be sealed, do not use the events as directed in these instructions because these events WILL NOT seal your document. You must use one of the events located in the Sealed Documents (in Public Cases) subcategory.

 

1.       If your case has a statute of limitations problem or some other deadline that requires the case to be filed by a certain date OR if a motion for temporary restraining order will also be filed, please call the CM/ECF Help Desk at 699-4844 (local Tulsa area) or 1-866-213-1957 (toll free) during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday).

2.       You need to e-mail the following to the Clerk’s Office at CM-ECFIntake_OKND@oknd.uscourts.gov. Note: It does not matter what format the following items are in.

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet

·         Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus

·         Any other documents you intend on immediately e-filing in this case (e.g. attorney appearance, motion to proceed in forma pauperis, etc.)

 

3.       After receiving your new case email, the Clerk’s Office will do the following:

 

·         assign a case number and judge. Note: After such assignment, the party must complete the filing process within five business days of receiving the confirmation email in step c. Even if the case settles during this time or is otherwise resolved, the party must file the new case documents, pay any filing fee due, and may dismiss immediately thereafter.

·         open the case shell in CM/ECF (includes statistical information and party/attorney information obtained from your new case documents)

·         reply to the sender’s email advising the attorney to go ahead and e-file the new case documents. Note: The Clerk’s Office will attempt to have your new case ready for you to e-file your new case documents by the end of the next business day following receipt of your new case email.

 

4.       After you receive the reply email from the Clerk’s Office, add the assigned case number to all of your new case documents (except the Civil Cover Sheet) prior to e-filing them.

5.       E-file the Civil Cover Sheet.

6.       E-file the Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (2241/2254). Important: YOUR CASE IS NOT CONSIDERED FILED OF RECORD UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED THIS STEP. The official filedate for the new case documents will be the date on which your new case documents are e-filed by you into CM/ECF in the case and NOT on the date which the new case documents were emailed to the Clerk’s Office. If you do not e-file the petition within seven calendar days of receiving the confirmation email in step 3. c., the Clerk’s Office will follow the procedures set forth in Section XXI of the CM/ECF Administrative Guide of Policies and Procedures and e-file the petition in CM/ECF for you with that e-filing date becoming the official filedate of your petition. The Clerk's Office will then notify you of any filing fee that is due.

 

a.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

b.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Other Initiating Documents.

c.       On the Other Initiating Documents screen, select petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (2241/2254).

d.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

e.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

f.        On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

g.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the instructions.

h.       Enter either 2241 or 2254 when prompted.

i.         The Response/Reply Deadline screen appears. These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

j.         For this case, "Are you exempt or seeking exemption from paying the filing fee for this petition? (e.g. USA, CJA, IFP) Y/N" (Enter Y or N in the box.)

k.        If you answered:

 

                                                                                 i.            Y at step j, skip to step l.

                                                                               ii.            N at step j, you will see the following screens:

 

1.       The filing fee amount will be displayed.

2.       On the next screen, you will see the message, "Now loading the payment processing screen. This process might take a few seconds." 

3.       The online payment screens will appear. (Important: At this point you must be sure the docket entry information you have entered is correct. You will not be able to go back and correct mistakes after your payment has been submitted.) 

4.       Follow the instructions displayed on the screens for entering your credit card information. After your payment is submitted you will return to the CM/ECF screens to complete your e-filing entry. Note: If you do not complete the e-filing process at any point after you have submitted your payment, your credit card will still be charged. You should complete your entry and then contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours regarding any errors.

 

l.         On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

m.     On the Final Text screen, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket. Note: Even if you realize that your docket entry is incorrect, do not abort this process or your credit card will still be charged. Also, do not attempt to re-file your documents or you will incur a duplicate charge on your credit card. Instead, contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours.

n.       Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper

 

7.       E-file any remaining new case documents, if any, following the appropriate event instructions.

 

Petition for Writ of Mandamus (filed as a New Civil Case)

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Sealed cases and cases filed by pro se parties must be filed conventionally. Otherwise, unless the case is to be filed under seal, attorneys may choose whether to file the new case conventionally or electronically.

·         Important!!!!  If you choose to file your case electronically, your case is not considered filed of record until you have completed step 6 under Instructions for Electronic Filing below. Please refer to step 6 for more details.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Instructions for Conventional Filing

 

1.       You need to bring or mail the following to the Clerk's office:

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet (not required if pro se).

·         $400.00 ($350.00 filing fee + $50.00 administrative fee)  Note: If paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk, or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

·         An original petition, plus service copies and copies for your records.

·         If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

 

2.       All extra copies will be returned to the filer.

 

Instructions for Electronic Filing:

 

Important: If one or more of the documents you are e-filing should be sealed, do not use the events as directed in these instructions because these events WILL NOT seal your document. You must use one of the events located in the Sealed Documents (in Public Cases) subcategory.

 

1.       If your case has a statute of limitations problem or some other deadline that requires the case to be filed by a certain date OR if a motion for temporary restraining order will also be filed, please call the CM/ECF Help Desk at 699-4844 (local Tulsa area) or 1-866-213-1957 (toll free) during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday).

2.       You need to e-mail the following to the Clerk’s Office at CM-ECFIntake_OKND@oknd.uscourts.gov. Note: It does not matter what format the following items are in.

 

·         Civil Cover Sheet

·         Petition for Writ of Mandamus

·         Any other documents you intend on immediately e-filing in this case (e.g. attorney appearance, motion to proceed in forma pauperis, etc.)

 

3.       After receiving your new case email, the Clerk’s Office will do the following:

 

a.       assign a case number and judge. Note: After such assignment, the party must complete the filing process within five business days of receiving the confirmation email in step c. Even if the case settles during this time or is otherwise resolved, the party must file the new case documents, pay any filing fee due, and may dismiss immediately thereafter.

b.       open the case shell in CM/ECF (includes statistical information and party/attorney information obtained from your new case documents)

c.       reply to the sender’s email advising the attorney to go ahead and e-file the new case documents. Note: The Clerk’s Office will attempt to have your new case ready for you to e-file your new case documents by the end of the next business day following receipt of your new case email.

 

4.       After you receive the reply email from the Clerk’s Office, add the assigned case number to all of your new case documents (except the Civil Cover Sheet) prior to e-filing them.

5.       E-file the Civil Cover Sheet.

6.       E-file the Petition. Important: YOUR CASE IS NOT CONSIDERED FILED OF RECORD UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED THIS STEP. The official filedate for the new case documents will be the date on which your new case documents are e-filed by you into CM/ECF in the case and NOT on the date which the new case documents were emailed to the Clerk’s Office. If you do not e-file the petition within seven calendar days of receiving the confirmation email in step 3. c., the Clerk’s Office will follow the procedures set forth in Section XXI of the CM/ECF Administrative Guide of Policies and Procedures and e-file the petition in CM/ECF for you with that e-filing date becoming the official filedate of your petition. The Clerk's Office will then notify you of any filing fee that is due.

 

a.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

b.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Other Initiating Documents.

c.       On the Other Initiating Documents screen, select petition for Writ of Mandamus.

d.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

e.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

f.        On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

g.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the instructions.

h.       The Response/Reply Deadline screen appears. These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

i.         For this case, "Are you exempt or seeking exemption from paying the filing fee for this petition? (e.g. USA, CJA, IFP) Y/N" (Enter Y or N in the box.)

j.         If you answered:

 

                                                                                 i.            Y at step i, skip to step k.

                                                                               ii.            N at step i, you will see the following screens:

 

1.       The filing fee amount will be displayed.

2.       On the next screen, you will see the message, "Now loading the payment processing screen. This process might take a few seconds." 

3.       The online payment screens will appear. (Important: At this point you must be sure the docket entry information you have entered is correct. You will not be able to go back and correct mistakes after your payment has been submitted.) 

4.       Follow the instructions displayed on the screens for entering your credit card information. After your payment is submitted you will return to the CM/ECF screens to complete your e-filing entry. Note: If you do not complete the e-filing process at any point after you have submitted your payment, your credit card will still be charged. You should complete your entry and then contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours regarding any errors.

 

k.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

l.         On the Final Text screen, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket. Note: Even if you realize that your docket entry is incorrect, do not abort this process or your credit card will still be charged. Also, do not attempt to re-file your documents or you will incur a duplicate charge on your credit card. Instead, contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours.

m.     Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper

 

7.       E-file any remaining new case documents, if any, following the appropriate event instructions.

 

Misc. Case Initiating Documents

 

Motion for Miscellaneous Relief (filed as a new Miscellaneous Case)

Motion to Compel (filed as a New Miscellaneous Case)

Motion to Enforce IRS Summons (filed as a New Miscellaneous Case)

Motion to Quash (filed as a New Miscellaneous Case)

Objection to Subpoena (filed as a New Miscellaneous Case)

Order Appointing Receiver (filed as a New Miscellaneous Case)

Power of Attorney (filed as a New Miscellaneous Case)

Registration of Judgment (filed as a New Misc. Case)

 

Motion For Miscellaneous Relief (filed as a New Miscellaneous Case)

 

Rules for Use

 

Consider using this event only when there is no specific motion event that applies.

 

Instructions

 

1.       $47.00 filing fee  (if paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk), or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

2.       All extra copies will be returned to the filer. Note: If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

3.       If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

4.       Please contact the clerk’s office for further filing instructions. 

 

Motion to Compel (filed as a New Miscellaneous Case)

 

Instructions

 

1.       If you have issued a subpoena out of this Court for a case pending in another federal district court and you want to file your motion to compel in this Court, you will need to bring or mail it to the Clerk's office, along with a $47.00 filing fee  (if paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk), or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

2.       All additional copies will be returned to the filer. Note: If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

3.       If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Motion to Enforce IRS Summons (filed as a New Miscellaneous Case)

 

Instructions

 

1.       You need to bring or mail an original motion to Enforce IRS Summons to the Clerk's office.

2.       All copies will be returned to the filer. Note: If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

3.       If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Motion to Quash (filed as a New Miscellaneous Case)

 

Instructions

 

1.       If you were served with a subpoena out of this Court for a case pending in another federal district court, and you want to file a motion to quash in this Court, you will need to bring or mail to the Clerk's office the following:

 

·         $47.00 filing fee  (if paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk), or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

·         An original motion to quash, plus copies for your records.

 

2.       All copies will be returned to the filer. Note: If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

3.       If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Objection to Subpoena (filed as a New Miscellaneous Case)

 

Rules for Use

 

If the intent is to file a Motion to Quash (filed as a new case), then use the more appropriate event.

 

Instructions

 

1.       If you were served with a subpoena out of this Court for a case pending in another federal district court, and you want to file an objection to the subpoena in this Court, you need to bring or mail the following to the Clerk's office:

 

·         $47.00 filing fee (if paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk), or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

·         An original objection to subpoena, plus copies for your records.

 

2.       All copies will be returned to the filer. Note: If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

3.       If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Order Appointing Receiver (filed as a New Miscellaneous Case)

 

Instructions

 

1.       If you want to file in this Court an order appointing a receiver that was filed in another federal district court, you will need to bring or mail the following to the Clerk's office:

 

·         $47.00 filing fee  (if paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk), or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

·         certified copy of the Order Appointing Receiver w/copy of the complaint attached.

 

2.       All copies will be returned to the filer. Note: If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

3.       If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Power of Attorney (filed as a New Miscellaneous Case)

 

Before submitting your Power of Attorney:

 

Each bonding company underwriting a bond, must be on the approved list included in the Federal Register. You may want to check www.fms.treas.gov to confirm that your bond company is approved before submitting your Power of Attorney:

 

1.       From the main page of the web site, under Rates & Sureties, select Surety Bonds

2.       Under Quick Links, select Treasury's Listing of Approved Sureties

3.       Confirm that the surety company is on the list and approved for the State of Oklahoma.

 

Instructions

 

1.       Please submit the appropriate documents listed below in person or by mail to the Clerk's office along with the required $47 filing fee (if paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk), or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

 

·         For bondsmen writing Criminal bonds, please include the following:

 

·         A letter from the home insurance office of the bail bondsman

·         A specimen of the Power of Attorney

·         The Power of Attorney

·         A copy of the bondsman’s current state license

 

·         For bondsmen writing Civil bonds, please include The Power of Attorney

·         If The Power of Attorney is just appointing a person as process agent, please include The Power of Attorney

 

2.       The Court will retain the originals. All copies of the Power of Attorney will be returned to the filer. Note: If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies.

3.       If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Registration of Judgment (filed as a New Misc. Case)

 

Rules for Use

 

·         State Court judgments cannot be registered in Federal Court. Only judgments entered in other Federal District and Bankruptcy Courts can be registered in this Court.

·         Sealed cases and cases filed by pro se parties must be filed conventionally. Otherwise, unless the case is to be filed under seal, attorneys may choose whether to file the new case conventionally or electronically.

·         Important!!!!  If you choose to file your case electronically, your case is not considered filed of record until you have completed step 5 under Instructions for Electronic Filing below. Please refer to step 5 for more details.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with Local Civil Rule 5.3 and General Order 06-09.

 

Instructions for Conventional Filing

 

You need to bring or mail the following to the Clerk's office:

 

·         $47.00 filing fee (if paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk), or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov

·         an Original form AO 451/CIV 101 "Certification of Judgment for Registration in Another District", completed by the Court Clerk of the Court in which the judgment was entered, with a copy of judgment attached, except for USA who can file a certified copy of the judgment. The court will keep the original. If the judgment was entered in a Bankruptcy Court, the Court will also keep one copy.

·         If submitting by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for your return copies. All extra copies will be returned to the filer.

 

Instructions for Electronic Filing

 

Important: If one or more of the documents you are e-filing should be sealed, do not use the events as directed in these instructions because these events WILL NOT seal your document. You must use one of the events located in the Sealed Documents (in Public Cases) subcategory.

 

1.       If your case has a statute of limitations problem or some other deadline that requires the case to be filed by a certain date OR if a motion for temporary restraining order will also be filed, please call the CM/ECF Help Desk at 918-699-4844 (local Tulsa area) or 1-866-213-1957 (toll free) during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday).

2.       You need to e-mail the Registration of Judgment to the Clerk’s Office at CM-ECFIntake_OKND@oknd.uscourts.gov

 

·         It does not matter what format it is in.

·         In the email, identify the attorney's name and firm information along with who they represent.

 

3.       After receiving your new case email, the Clerk’s Office will do the following:

 

·         assign a case number and judge. Note: After such assignment, the party must complete the filing process within seven (7) calendar days of receiving the confirmation email in step c.

·         open the case shell in CM/ECF (includes statistical information and party/attorney information obtained from your new case documents)

·         reply to the sender’s email advising the attorney to go ahead and e-file the new case documents. Note: The Clerk’s Office will attempt to have your new case ready for you to e-file your new case documents by the end of the next business day following receipt of your new case email.

 

4.       After you receive the reply email from the Clerk’s Office, add the assigned case number to all of your new case documents prior to e-filing them.

5.       E-file the Registration of Judgment. Important: YOUR CASE IS NOT CONSIDERED FILED OF RECORD UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED THIS STEP. The official file date for the new case documents will be the date on which your new case documents are e-filed by you into CM/ECF in the case and NOT on the date which the new case documents were emailed to the Clerk’s Office. If you do not e-file the new case documents within seven calendar days of receiving the confirmation email in step 3. c., the Clerk’s Office will follow the procedures set forth in Section XXI of the CM/ECF Administrative Guide of Policies and Procedures and e-file the documents in CM/ECF for you with that e-filing date becoming the official file date of your document. The Clerk's Office will then notify you of any filing fee that is due.

 

a.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

b.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Misc. Case Initiating Documents.

c.       On the Misc. Case Initiating Documents screen, select Registration of Judgment.

d.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-mc-567, 04mc567, 4:04mc567).

e.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

f.        On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

g.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the instructions.

h.       For this case, "Are you exempt or seeking exemption from paying the filing fee for this Registration of Judgment? (e.g. USA, CJA, IFP) Y/N" (Enter Y or N in the box.)

i.         If you answered:

 

                                                                                 i.            Y at step h, skip to step j.

                                                                               ii.            N at step h, you will see the following screens:

 

1.       The filing fee amount will be displayed.

2.       On the next screen, you will see the message, "Now loading the payment processing screen. This process might take a few seconds." 

3.       The online payment screens will appear. (Important: At this point you must be sure the docket entry information you have entered is correct. You will not be able to go back and correct mistakes after your payment has been submitted.) 

4.       Follow the instructions displayed on the screens for entering your payment information. After your payment is submitted you will return to the CM/ECF screens to complete your e-filing entry. Note: If you do not complete the e-filing process at any point after you have submitted your payment, your credit card will still be charged. You should complete your entry and then contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours regarding any errors.

 

j.         On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

k.       On the Final Text screen, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket. Note: Even if you realize that your docket entry is incorrect, do not abort this process or your credit card will still be charged. Also, do not attempt to re-file your documents or you will incur a duplicate charge on your credit card or bank account. Instead, contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours.

l.         Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper

 

6.       E-file any remaining new case documents, if any, following the appropriate event instructions.

 

Appearances

 

Appearance - Attorney

Appearance - Pro Se

Appearance - Special

 

Appearance - Attorney

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this event when you are entering an appearance on behalf of a party.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Confirm that you are complying with FRCP 7.1(b)(1) regarding Disclosure Statements.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Appearances.

3.       On the Appearances screen, select Appearance - Attorney.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.   

9.       Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Appearance - Pro Se

 

Instructions

 

A pro se party is not required to fill out an entry of appearance form, unless ordered by the court.

 

Appearance - Special

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this event when you are appearing on behalf of a party for the purpose of testing or objecting to the sufficiency of service or the jurisdiction of the court.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Confirm that you are complying with FRCP 7.1(b)(1) regarding Disclosure Statements.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Initial Type Documents, select Appearances.

3.       On the Appearances screen, select Appearance - Special.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.   

9.       Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Service Documents

 

Service of Process of Complaints

 

Notice Issued

Service of Complaint by Publication

Summons Issued

Summons Returned Executed

Summons Returned Unexecuted

Waiver of Service Executed

 

Notice Issued

 

Instructions

 

Note: If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

1.       If submitting to the Court:

 

a.       after the case has been opened, please submit the completed proposed notice in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

b.       with a new case, please submit the completed proposed notice in paper format along with the following:

 

·         your complaint

·         Civil Cover Sheet

·         filing fee  (if paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk), or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

 

2.       If submitted by email, the Clerk's Office will issue the proposed notice and return the issued copies to the movant by regular mail.

 

Note: These are normally issued in replevin actions.

 

Service of Complaint by Publication

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this event when you have served a Notice of a Complaint and Summons on a defendant by publishing the Notice in a newspaper.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Service Documents, select Service of Process of Complaints.

3.       On the Service of Process of Complaints screen, select Service of Complaint by Publication.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g., 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Select Party served screen, select the party(s) who were served.

9.       Select the Complaint that was served.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Summons Issued

 

Instructions

 

1.       If submitting to the Court

 

a.       after the case has been opened, please submit the completed proposed summons by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

b.       with a new case, please submit the completed proposed summons in paper format along with the following:

 

·         your Complaint

·         Civil Cover Sheet

·         filing fee  (if paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk), or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

 

2.       The Clerk's Office will issue the proposed summons and return the issued copies to the movant.

3.       If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Note: Blank Civil Summons forms are available on our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

 

Summons Returned Executed

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event when you want to file the return on a summons that has been successfully served.

·         Do not use this event for Service of Complaint by Publication or Waiver of Service Executed.

·         Do not attach any document to the return that has previously been filed with this Court (such as the complaint).

·         If service was made by certified mail, the court prefers you attach the certified mail green card to your Return of Service.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Service Documents, select Service of Process of Complaints.

3.       On the Service of Process of Complaints screen, select Summons Returned Executed.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Select Party Served screen, select the party(s) who was served (usually a defendant). If the person served is not a party to the case, skip past this screen.

9.       Select the complaint type document that was served.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines. If you had to skip past the party screen to select who summons were served on, enter their name in text.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Summons Returned Unexecuted

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event when you want to file the return on a summons that you were unable to serve on the defendant.

·         Do not attach any document to the return that has previously been filed with this Court (such as the complaint).

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Service Documents, select Service of Process of Complaints.

3.       On the Service of Process of Complaints screen, select Summons Returned Unexecuted.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g., 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Select Party Named screen, select the party(s) named on the summons (usually a defendant).

9.       Select the complaint type document that WOULD HAVE BEEN served with this summons.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines. If you had to skip past the screen to select who summons were issued to, enter their name in text.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Waiver of Service Executed

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event when you want to file the Waiver of Service, which has been signed by the named defendant.

·         Do not use this event for Summons Returned Executed or Service of Complaint by Publication.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Service Documents, select Service of Process of Complaints.

3.       On the Service of Process of Complaints screen, select Waiver of Service Executed.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g., 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Select the Party who has WAIVED service screen, select the party(s) who signed/waived service (usually a defendant).

9.       Select the complaint type document for which service by summons has been waived.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Other Service

 

Affidavit/Certificate/Proof of Publication (non summons/complaint)

Affidavit/Certificate/Proof/Return of Service (non summons/complaint)

Body Attachment Issued

Certificate of Service

Garnishment Summons Issued

Marshal's Return on Sale

Notice Issued

Order of Delivery Issued

Order of Sale Issued

Warrant Issued

Warrant Returned

Writ of Assistance Issued

Writ of Execution Issued

Writ of Garnishment Issued

Writ of Habeas Corpus ad Prosequendum/ Testificandum Issued

Writ of Habeas Corpus ad Prosequendum/ Testificandum Returned

Writ Returned

 

Affidavit/Certificate/Proof of Publication (non summons/complaint)

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event when you want to show that a non-complaint document has been served by publication.

·         Do not use this event for Service of Complaint by Publication.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Service Documents, select Other Service.

3.       On the Other Service screen, select Affidavit/Certificate/Proof of Publication (non s/cmp).

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Type of Document screen, type in the name of the document, persons served and last day of publication in the appropriate fields.

9.       On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

10.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Affidavit/Certificate/Proof/Return of Service (non summons/complaint)

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event when you want to show that a non-complaint document has been served.

·         Do not use this event for Summons Returned Executed.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Service Documents, select Other Service.

3.       On the Other Service screen, select Affidavit/Certificate/Proof/Return of Service (non s/cmp).

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

9.       On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

10.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Body Attachment Issued

 

Instructions

 

1.       Please submit the completed proposed body attachment in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

2.       The Clerk's Office will forward the proposed body attachment to the appropriate judge for approval and issuance.

3.       Upon approval and issuance, the movant will be contacted by the Clerk's Office to pick up the issued body attachment.

4.       If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Certificate of Service

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event when you are notifying the court of the service of a non-complaint document, after the document is filed.

·         Do not use this event for Summons Returned Executed.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Service Documents, select Other Service.

3.       On the Other Service screen, select Certificate of Service.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Referral screen, select the "Should the document you are filing link to another document in this case?" box if you want this to refer to an existing event. Complete the " Filed _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific date range. Complete the "Documents _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific document number range. You can complete both fields to limit the list by date range and document number range. Note: If you do not fill in a date or document number range, all events will be listed. Click Next to view the list of existing events. Select the event(s) you want to refer to and click Next.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Garnishment Summons Issued

 

Please follow the instructions under Garnishment Affidavit.

 

Marshal's Return on Sale

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event when you are filing the return to show that the US Marshal has sold the requested property.

·         This document does not refer to the Marshal USM-285 form; that would be docketed as Affidavit/Certificate/Proof/Return of Service (non summons/complaint).

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Service Documents, select Other Service.

3.       On the Other Service screen, select Marshal's Return on Sale.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

9.       Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Notice Issued

 

Instructions

 

Note: If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

1.       If submitting to the Court

 

a.       after the case has been opened, please submit the completed proposed notice in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

b.       with a new case, please submit the completed proposed notice in paper format along with the following:

 

·         your Complaint

·         Civil Cover Sheet

·         filing fee  (if paying by check, make it payable to the U.S. District Court Clerk), or motion to proceed in forma pauperis with supporting affidavit. This form may be obtained from our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov.

 

2.       If submitted by email, the Clerk's Office will issue the proposed notice and return the issued copies to the movant by regular mail.

 

Note: These are normally issued in replevin actions.

 

Order of Delivery Issued

 

Rules for Use

 

·         These are normally issued in Replevin actions.

·         A complaint, petition or writ of replevin will be filed in conjunction with this document being submitted.

·         The defendant has five days from the date of service of the complaint or motion to file any objections. If no objection is filed, no hearing is necessary and the Order of Delivery can be issued by the Clerk.

·         If a bond is ordered, the bond will need to be filed when the Order of Delivery is issued. The bond must be no less than double the amount of the value of the property.

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Instructions

 

1.       Please submit the completed proposed order of delivery in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

2.       The Clerk's Office will issue the proposed order of delivery and return the issued copies to the movant by regular mail.

 

Order of Sale Issued

 

Instructions

 

1.       Submit the completed proposed Order of Sale by email to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

2.       The Clerk's Office will issue the proposed Order of Sale and return the issued copies to the movant by regular mail.

3.       If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Warrant Issued

 

Instructions

 

1.       Please submit the completed proposed warrants in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

2.       Once issued, the copies of the warrants will be returned to the movant by regular mail.

3.       If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

 

Warrant Returned

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event when you want to show that a civil warrant has been served.

·         Do not use this event for Summons Returned Executed.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Service Documents, select Other Service.

3.       On the Other Service screen, select Warrant Returned.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

9.       Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Writ of Assistance Issued

 

Please follow the instructions under Motion for Writ of Assistance.

 

Writ of Execution Issued

 

Please follow the instructions under Motion for Writ of Execution.

 

Writ of Garnishment Issued

 

Please follow the instructions under Motion for Writ of Garnishment.

 

Writ of Habeas Corpus ad Prosequendum/ Testificandum Issued

 

Follow the instructions under the appropriate Motion for Writ of Habeas Corpus ad Prosequendum or Motion for Writ of Habeas Corpus ad Testificandum.

 

Writ of Habeas Corpus ad Prosequendum/ Testificandum Returned

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event to file the return on the Writ of Habeas Corpus ad Prosequendum or ad Testificandum.

·         Do not attach any document to the return that has previously been filed with this Court

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Service Documents, select Other Documents.

3.       On the Other Documents screen, select Writ of Habeas Corpus ad Prosequendum/ Testificandum Returned.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

9.       Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Writ Returned

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event when you want to show that a writ has been served.

·         Do not use this event for Writ of Habeas Corpus Ad Prosequendum/Testificandum Returned.

·         Do not attach any document to the return that has previously been filed with this Court

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Service Documents, select Other Service.

3.       On the Other Service screen, select Writ Returned.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Writ of screen, text in the type of writ issued and who was served.

9.       On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

10.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Answers

 

Answers to Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims

 

Answer

 

Answer

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this to file an answer to a complaint-type event or an amended complaint-type event (e.g., complaint, counterclaim, cross-claim, third party complaint, etc.).

·         Do not use for an Amended Answer.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Confirm that you are complying with FRCP 7.1(b)(1) regarding Disclosure Statements.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Info for a Case guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Answers, select Answers to Complaints Counterclaims & Cross-claims.

3.       On the Answers to Complaints, Counterclaims and Cross-claims screen, select Answer.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Jury Demand Y/N screen, you must select either Yes or No.

9.       Select the Complaint being answered.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Amended Answers to Complaints, Counterclaims & Cross-claims

 

Amended Answer

 

Amended Answer

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this to file an amended answer to a complaint-type event.

·         Do not use for an initial Answer to any Complaint-type event.

·         This should not be used for Garnishment answers, interrogatory answers, claims or disclaimers.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Info for a Case guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Answers, select Amended Answers to Complaints Counterclaims & Cross-claims.

3.       On the Amended Answers to Complaints Counterclaims & Cross-claims screen, select Amended Answer.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Jury Demand Y/N screen, you must select either Yes or No.

9.       On the Referral screen, select your original answer and the complaint to which you want to refer to and click Next.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area the needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Other Answers

 

Answer to Interrogatories

Claim

Disclaimer

Garnishee's Answer

Garnishee's Answer to Interrogatories

 

Answer to Interrogatories

 

Rules for Use

 

·         This should ONLY be filed upon leave of court. Please review Local Civil Rule 26.3.

·         Use this event when answering discovery interrogatories.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         Important: If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Answers, select Other Answers.

3.       On the Other Answers screen, select Answer to Interrogatories.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text  guidelines.

9.       On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

10.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Claim

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this event when you are not a party and are filing a claim in the case.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

If your client/filer is not already a party in this case, please review the Add/Create New Party guidelines, prior to making your entry.

If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Answers, select Other Answers.

3.       On the Other Answers screen, select Claim.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

9.       On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

10.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Disclaimer

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this event when you are renouncing any claim in the case.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If your client/filer is not already a party in this case, please review the Add/Create New Party guidelines, prior to making your entry.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Answers, select Other Answers.

3.       On the Other Answers screen, select Disclaimer.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

9.       On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

10.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Garnishee's Answer

 

Rules for Use

 

This must be filed in paper form with the clerk's office.

 

Garnishee's Answer to Interrogatories

 

Rules for Use

This must be filed in paper form with the clerk's office.

 

Motions and Related Documents

 

Motions

 

Accelerate/Extend/Reset Hearing(s)/Deadline(s)

Accelerate/Extend/Reset Settlement Deadline(s)/Conference

Additional Redaction of Transcript

Administratively Close

Admission Pro Hac Vice

Alter Order/Judgment

Amend

Appeal in Forma Pauperis

Appear

Appointment

Appointment of Counsel

Appointment of Guardian ad Litem

Attorney Fees

Bifurcate

Certificate of Appealability

Certify

Certify Question to State Court

Change Venue

Clarify

Class Action Certification

Collective Action Certification

Compel

Compel Arbitration

Confirm Sale

Consolidate Cases

Contempt

Costs

Default Judgment

Deposit/Invest Funds

Disbursement

Disclosure

Discovery

Dismiss

Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim

Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction

Dismiss for Lack of Prosecution

Dismiss Party

Disqualify

Effect a Levy

Enforce

Enforce IRS Summons

Entry of Default by Clerk

Exceed Page Limitation

Exclude

 

 

Excused from Hearing

Expedite Ruling

Extend Service of Grand Jury Panel

Extension of Time to Answer

Extension of Time to File Transcript Redaction Request

Extension of Time to Reply to Motion Response

Extension of Time to Respond to Motion

File Document Out of Time

Hearing

In Limine

Injunction - Permanent

Injunction - Preliminary

Intervene

Issuance

Issuance of Agreed Garnishment Order

Joinder of Party(s)

Judgment

Judgment as a Matter of Law

Judgment Debtor to Appear on Assets

Judgment on the Pleadings

Leave to Appeal

Leave to File Document(s)

Letters Rogatory

Lift Stay

Miscellaneous Relief

Miscellaneous Relief (2)

Miscellaneous Relief (3)

More Definite Statement

New Trial

Partial Summary Judgment

Proceed in Forma Pauperis

Production

Protective Order

Quash

Reassign Judge

Reconsider

Recuse

Refer/Referral

Refund of Fees Paid Electronically

Release

 

Relief

Remand

Reopen Case

Return of Property

Return of Sealed Documents

Sanctions

Seal Case

Seal Documents

Service by Publication

Set Aside Clerks Entry of Default

Settlement Conference

Sever

Stay

Strike

Strike Document(s)

Strike Hearing(s)/Deadline(s)

Substitute Attorney

Substitute Party

Summary Judgment

Supplement

Suppress

Temporary Restraining Order

Three Judge Panel

Transfer Case to Other District

Unseal Case

Unseal Document(s)

Vacate Order/Judgment

Vacate/Set Aside/Correct Sentence (2255)

Waive

Withdraw Attorney(s)

Withdraw Document(s)

Withdraw Reference to Bankruptcy Court

Withdraw Referral to Magistrate Judge

Writ of Assistance

Writ of Execution

Writ of Garnishment

Writ of Habeas Corpus ad Prosequendum

Writ of Habeas Corpus ad Testificandum

Writ of Habeas Corpus (2241/2254)

Writ of Mandamus

 

 

Accelerate/Extend/Reset Hearing(s)/Deadline(s)

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want to shorten/extend/reset deadlines or a hearing date, or to respond or reply to a terminated motion.

·         This motion relief should never be filed in conjunction with the Accelerate/Extend/Reset Settlement Deadline(s)/Conference motion relief.  Instead, the settlement related motion should be prepared as an individual PDF and filed individually using only the Accelerate/Extend/Reset Settlement Deadline(s)/Conference motion relief.

·         If you want to extend time to respond to a pending motion, use the event Extension of Time to Respond to Motion.

·         If you want to extend time to reply to a pending motion, use the event Extension of Time to Reply to Motion Response.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Accelerate/Extend/Reset Hearings/Deadlines.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Referral screen, select the "Should the document you are filing link to another document in this case?" box if you want this to refer to an existing event. Complete the " Filed _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific date range. Complete the "Documents _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific document number range. You can complete both fields to limit the list by date range and document number range. Note: If you do not fill in a date or document number range, all events will be listed. Click Next to view the list of existing events. Select the event(s) you want to refer to and click Next.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Accelerate/Extend/Reset Settlement Deadline(s)/Conference

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want to shorten/extend/reset settlement deadlines or the settlement conference.

·         This motion relief should not be filed in conjunction with any other motion relief (i.e. as part of filing a multi-part motion).  Instead, this settlement related motion should be prepared as an individual PDF and filed individually using only this motion relief.

·         If you want to extend time to respond to a pending motion, use the motion event Extension of Time to Respond to Motion.

·         If you want to extend time to reply to a pending motion, use the motion event Extension of Time to Reply to Motion Response.

·         If you want to request a Settlement Conference, use the motion event Settlement Conference.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Accelerate/Extend/Reset Settlement Deadline(s)/Conference.

 

WARNING:  Do not select this motion relief in conjunction with any other motion relief (i.e. as part of filing a multi-part motion).  Instead, this settlement related motion should be prepared as an individual PDF and filed individually using only this motion relief.

 

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Additional Redaction of Transcript

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to redact information from the transcript other than:

 

·         social security number

·         financial account number

·         date of birth

·         names of minor children

·         home address

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Additional Redaction of Transcript.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Referral screen, select the document you want to refer to and click Next.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Administratively Close

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want the court to administratively close the entire case or to close the case as to certain parties.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Administratively Close.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Admission Pro Hac Vice

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you are not admitted to the Northern District of Oklahoma and are asking to be admitted to practice before the court for limited practice.

·         Make sure you have attached the "Attachment to Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice" form to your motion per Local Civil Rule 83.2. This form is available on our website at www.oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Make sure you are complying with Local Civil Rule 83.3 and General Order 04-05.

·         Unless the motion includes a request to waive the required fee pursuant to General Order 06-16, a $50.00 fee, per attorney, per case, must be paid online when e-filing the motion. If you cannot pay online, you must file your motion conventionally and submit the fee at that time.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Admission Pro Hac Vice.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       Enter the name(s) of the attorney(s) seeking admission Pro Hac Vice.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   "Does your Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice include a request to waive the required fee?" Select No or Yes.

 

a.       If yes, go to step 11.

b.       If no,

 

                                                                                 i.            select the number of attorneys seeking admission Pro Hac Vice with this motion.

                                                                               ii.            the fee amount will be displayed.

                                                                             iii.            on the next screen, you will see the message, "Now loading the payment processing screen. This process might take a few seconds." 

                                                                             iv.            the online payment screens will appear. (Important: At this point you must be sure the docket entry information you have entered is correct. You will not be able to go back and correct mistakes after your payment has been submitted.) 

                                                                               v.            follow the instructions displayed on the screens for entering your payment information. After your payment is submitted you will return to the CM/ECF screens to complete your e-filing entry. Note: If you do not complete the e-filing process at any point after you have submitted your payment, your account will still be charged. You should complete your entry and then contact the Clerk's Office during regular business hours regarding any errors.

 

11.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

12.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

13.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Alter Order/Judgment

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want to alter or amend an order or judgment that has been filed.

·         Do not use if you want to amend a scheduling order. Use motion to Accelerate/Extend/Reset Hearings/Deadlines instead.

·         Do not use as a Motion to Reconsider or as an Appeal of a Magistrate Judge's Order.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Alter Order/Judgment.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g., 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Referral screen, select the order/judgment(s)  you want to refer to and click Next.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Amend

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Do not use this event to request that an order or judgment be amended or altered. Use Alter Order/Judgment.

·         Do not use this event to extend deadlines. Use Accelerate/Extend/Reset Hearings/Deadlines.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Amend.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g., 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Referral screen, select the Refer to existing event? box if you want this to refer to an existing event. Complete the " Filed _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific date range. Complete the "Documents _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific document number range. You can complete both fields to limit the list by date range and document number range. Note: If you do not fill in a date or document number range, all events will be listed. Click Next to view the list of existing events. Select the event(s) you want to refer to and click Next.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Appeal in Forma Pauperis

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to waive the filing fee for an appeal to a circuit court.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.                

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Appeal in Forma Pauperis.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Referral screen, select the document you want to refer to and click Next.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Appear

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want to file documents such as motion for leave to appear at settlement conference with limited authority, motion to appear by phone at a hearing or motion for non-trial counsel to appear at pretrial.

·         Do not use for Entry of Appearance (Appearance - Attorney).

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Appear.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Appointment

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want to appoint a person such as a specialist, special master, etc., in the case.

·         Do not use for Appointment of Counsel or Appointment of Guardian ad Litem.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Appointment.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF documen On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Appointment of Counsel

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to have counsel appointed for your client.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Appointment of Counsel.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Appointment of Guardian ad Litem

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want a guardian ad litem appointed.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Appoint Guardian ad Litem.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Attorney Fees

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want to request attorney fees.

·         If you are also sealing costs under 28 USC 1920, you will need to file a Bill of Costs.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Attorney Fees.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Bifurcate

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to bifurcate claims at trial.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Bifurcate.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Certificate of Appealability

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion in 2254 Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus cases to request a Certificate of Appealability to a circuit court.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Certificate of Appealability.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Referral screen, select the document you want to refer to and click Next.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Certify

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want something certified, such as document authenticity or for interlocutory appeal.

Do not use this relief to Certify Question to State Supreme Court or to Certify Class Action. Use the more approriate relief.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Certify.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Certify Question to State Court

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to certify a question to a State Court.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Certify Question to State Court.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.   

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Change Venue

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to change the venue to another court.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Change Venue.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Clarify

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want a court ruling clarified.

·         If a pleading filed by another party to which a responsive pleading is permitted is so vague or ambiguous that a party cannot reasonably respond then use the more appropriate More Definite Statement event.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Clarify.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Referral screen, select the "Should the document you are filing link to another document in this case?" box if you want this to refer to an existing event. Complete the " Filed _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific date range. Complete the "Documents _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific document number range. You can complete both fields to limit the list by date range and document number range. Note: If you do not fill in a date or document number range, all events will be listed. Click Next to view the list of existing events. Select the event(s) you want to refer to and click Next.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Class Action Certification

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want the case certified as a class action.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

1.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

2.       On the Motions screen, select Class Action Certification.

3.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

4.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

5.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

6.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

7.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

8.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

9.       On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

10.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Collective Action Certification

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want the case certified as a collective action.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Collective Action Certification.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Compel

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to compel another party to do something.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Compel.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Compel Arbitration

 

Rules for Use

 

This motion event is primarily used in contractual disputes in which an arbitration clause is included in the contract. However, it can be used in any situation where a party takes the position that arbitration is required.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Compel Arbitration.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Confirm Sale

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to confirm a sale (usually after a foreclosure or forfeiture).

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Confirm Sale.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g., 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Consolidate Cases

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to consolidate related cases.

This motion should be filed in each case sought to be consolidated.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Consolidate Cases.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text (the number of the other case that you're wanting consolidated), if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Contempt

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want a contempt citation issued.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Contempt.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Costs

 

Rules for Use

 

·         If you are seeking costs under 28 USC 1920, use the more appropriate event, Bill of Costs.

·         Use this event when you are seeking costs under any federal statute which expressly permits costs in a cause of action, other than 28 USC 1920.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Costs.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Default Judgment

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion, after a Motion for Entry of Default by Clerk has been granted, when you want a judgment by default entered.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Default Judgment.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Against screen, type in the name of the party you are seeking the default judgment against.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Deposit/Invest Funds

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to deposit and/or invest funds into the Court.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Deposit/Invest Funds.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Disbursement

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want funds that are held by the Court or the U.S. Marshals to be disbursed.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Disbursement.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Disclosure

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want something disclosed, such as discovery matters or non-public court records.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Disclosure.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Discovery

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to reopen discovery for a specific purpose or act.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Discovery.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Dismiss

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to dismiss certain claims or the entire case.

Do not use this for a Motion to Dismiss Party, Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction or Dismiss for Lack of Prosecution.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Dismiss.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to dismiss the case for failure to state a claim.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to dismiss the case for lack of jurisdiction.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Dismiss for Lack of Prosecution

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to dismiss the case for lack of prosecution.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Dismiss for Lack of Prosecution.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Dismiss Party

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to dismiss a party.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Dismiss Party.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Name of Party screen, enter the Name of Party to be dismissed.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Disqualify

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to disqualify a participant in the case.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Disqualify.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Disqualify screen, enter the name or type of person you wish to disqualify.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Effect a Levy

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to effect a levy.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Effect a Levy.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Enforce

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to enforce a ruling.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Enforce.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Enforce IRS Summons

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when the federal government wants to enforce an IRS summons.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Enforce IRS Summons.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Entry of Default by Clerk

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want the Court Clerk to enter default against a party.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         This document must be accompanied by affirmations regarding the person in default. Review Local Civil Rule 55.1(A) before proceeding.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         Once a proper request has been filed,  and if appropriate, the Clerk will prepare and enter default.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Entry of Default by Clerk.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Against screen, enter the name of the party against whom you are seeking default (usually the defendant).

9.       If you select one Motion type,  then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Exceed Page Limitation

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to exceed the page limitation on a brief, response, or reply.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Exceed Page Limitation.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Exclude

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want something to be excluded.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Exclude.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Exclude screen, type in what you want to exclude.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Excused from Hearing

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to be excused from a hearing.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Excused from Hearing.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       Enter the name of the hearing you want to be excused from and the date the hearing is scheduled to be held.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Expedite Ruling

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want a ruling expedited.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Expedite Ruling.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Referral screen, select the "Should the document you are filing link to another document in this case?" box if you want this to refer to an existing event. Complete the " Filed _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific date range. Complete the "Documents _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific document number range. You can complete both fields to limit the list by date range and document number range. Note: If you do not fill in a date or document number range, all events will be listed. Click Next to view the list of existing events. Select the event(s) you want to refer to and click Next.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on you browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Extend Service of Grand Jury Panel

 

Instructions

 

·         A Motion to Extend Service of the Grand Jury Panel must be filed in paper form.

·         A proposed order is required, pursuant to Local Civil Rule 7.1F.

·         Upon filing, the Court will keep the original.

 

Extension of Time to Answer

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want to extend time to file an answer to a complaint-type event.

·         If you are out of time, use the motion relief File Document Out of Time.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Extension of Time to Answer.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Referral screen, select the document you want to refer to and click Next.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Extension of Time to File Transcript Redaction Request

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to extend the time to submit a transcript redaction request to the court reporter.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Extension of Time to File Transcript Redaction Request.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Referral screen, select the motion to which you want to refer to and click Next.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Extension of Time to Reply to Motion Response

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to extension the time to reply to a motion(s).

Do not use this motion event to File Document Out of Time.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Extension of Time to Reply to Motion Response.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Referral screen, select the motion to which you want to refer to and click Next.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Extension of Time to Respond to Motion

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want to extend the time to respond to a motion(s).

·         If you are out of time, use the motion relief File Document Out of Time.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Extension of Time to Respond to Motion.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Referral screen, select the motion to which you want to refer to and click Next.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

File Document Out of Time

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to file a document out of time. If your time has not lapsed, use one of the Motions to Extend or Accelerate/Extend/Reset Hearing(s)/Deadline(s).

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select File Document Out of Time.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the "Name of Document" screen, enter the name of the document you want to file out of time.

9.       If you select one Motion type,  then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Hearing

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want to request a hearing.

·         To request a Settlement Conference, use the motion event Settlement Conference.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

1.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

2.       On the Motions screen, select Hearing.

3.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g., 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

4.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

5.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

6.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

7.       On the Referral screen, select the "Should the document you are filing link to another document in this case?" box if you want this to refer to an existing event. Complete the " Filed _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific date range. Complete the "Documents _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific document number range. You can complete both fields to limit the list by date range and document number range. Note: If you do not fill in a date or document number range, all events will be listed. Click Next to view the list of existing events. Select the event(s) you want to refer to and click Next.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

In Limine

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want evidence/testimony excluded at trial.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select In Limine.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Injunction - Permanent

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want a permanent injunction entered.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Injunction - Permanent.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Injunction - Preliminary

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want a preliminary injunction entered.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Injunction - Preliminary.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Intervene

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to intervene in a case.

This will normally require your party to be added.  Initially, the party role will be “Interested Party.”  If and when motion is granted, the party role will be changed to “Intervenor Plaintiff,”  “Intervenor Defendant,” or “Intervenor,” as appropriate.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Intervene.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Issuance

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want something issued.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov.

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Issuance.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       Enter the name of the document to be issued.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

11.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

12.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Issuance of Agreed Garnishment Order

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want an agreed garnishment order.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Issuance of Agreed Garnishment Order.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Joinder of Party(s)

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want to join a party.

·         If this is adopting a pleading filed by another party, use the event Adoption.

·         If you are joining in a motion, use Joinder in Motion under Other Misc. Documents.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Joinder of Party(s).

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Judgment

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want the court to enter judgment.

·         Do not use this motion event for Default Judgment or Summary Judgment.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Judgment.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important: Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Judgment as a Matter of Law

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want a directed verdict entered.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Judgment as a Matter of Law.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Judgment on the Pleadings

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want the court to enter judgment in your favor based on the pleadings in the file, without accepting evidence.

·         Do not use this motion event for Default Judgment or Summary Judgment.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Judgment on the Pleadings.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important: Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

 

Judgment Debtor to Appear on Assets

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want the Court to hold a hearing on assets, usually after a judgment has been entered.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Judgment Debtor to Appear on Assets.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Leave to Appeal

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want to appeal interlocutorily or appeal out of time.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Leave to Appeal.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Leave to File Document(s)

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want to file a document that is not normally allowed under Federal or Local rules.

·         Do not use this motion event to File Document Out of Time, to Supplement, or to AMEND.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Leave to File Document(s).

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       Enter the Name of the Document you are asking to file.

9.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

10.   On the Referral screen, select the "Should the document you are filing link to another document in this case?" box if you want this to refer to an existing event. Complete the " Filed _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific date range. Complete the "Documents _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific document number range. You can complete both fields to limit the list by date range and document number range. Note: If you do not fill in a date or document number range, all events will be listed. Click Next to view the list of existing events. Select the event(s) you want to refer to and click Next.

11.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

12.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.   

13.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Letters Rogatory

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want the court to issue service documents for someone outside the United States.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Letters Rogatory.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.   

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Lift Stay

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want the Court to lift a stay in the case.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Lift Stay.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Miscellaneous Relief

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event only when there is no specific motion event that applies.

·         Also see Motion reliefs Miscellaneous (2) and Miscellaneous (3) if you are seeking additional relief in a multi-part motion where no other specific event is available.

·         The Court will be monitoring the use of this event to ensure that it is only used where no other specific motion event is available.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with Local Civil Rule 5.3 and General Order 06-09.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Miscellaneous Relief.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Relief Requested screen, insert the requested relief (e.g., to submit in camera documents for review).

9.       On the Referral screen, select the Refer to existing event? box if you want this to refer to an existing event. Complete the " Filed _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific date range. Complete the "Documents _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific document number range. You can complete both fields to limit the list by date range and document number range. Note: If you do not fill in a date or document number range, all events will be listed. Click Next to view the list of existing events. Select the event(s) you want to refer to and click Next.

10.   If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

11.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

12.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.   

13.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Miscellaneous Relief (2)

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event only when this is a multi-part motion and you have already used the Miscellaneous Relief, but are requesting additional relief for which there is no specific motion event that applies.

·         The use of Miscellaneous Relief (2) is intended to be a secondary request of a multi-part motion for additional relief when there is no specific motion event that applies  If this is the first request/part of a motion where no specific motion event is available, use Miscellaneous Relief.

·         The Court will be monitoring the use of this event to ensure that it is only used where no other specific motion event is available.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Miscellaneous Relief (2).

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Relief Requested screen, insert the requested relief (e.g., to submit in camera documents for review).

9.       On the Referral screen, select the Refer to existing event? box if you want this to refer to an existing event. Complete the " Filed _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific date range. Complete the "Documents _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific document number range. You can complete both fields to limit the list by date range and document number range. Note: If you do not fill in a date or document number range, all events will be listed. Click Next to view the list of existing events. Select the event(s) you want to refer to and click Next.

10.   If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

11.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

12.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.   

13.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Miscellaneous Relief (3)

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this event only when this is a multi-part motion and you have already used the Miscellaneous Relief and Miscellaneous Relief (2), but are requesting additional relief for which there is no specific motion event that applies.

·         The use of Miscellaneous Relief (3) is intended to be a third request/part of a multi-part motion for additional relief when there is no specific motion event that applies  If this is the first request/part of a motion where no specific motion event is available, use Miscellaneous Relief.

·         The Court will be monitoring the use of this event to ensure that it is only used where no other specific motion event is available.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Miscellaneous Relief (3).

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       On the Relief Requested screen, insert the requested relief (e.g., to submit in camera documents for review).

9.       On the Referral screen, select the Refer to existing event? box if you want this to refer to an existing event. Complete the " Filed _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific date range. Complete the "Documents _ to _" field to limit the list of events to a specific document number range. You can complete both fields to limit the list by date range and document number range. Note: If you do not fill in a date or document number range, all events will be listed. Click Next to view the list of existing events. Select the event(s) you want to refer to and click Next.

10.   If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

11.   On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

12.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.   

13.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

More Definite Statement

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when a pleading to which a responsive pleading is permitted is so vague or ambiguous that a party cannot reasonably respond (see Federal Rules for further clarification).

·         If you want the court to clarify a ruling or order, then use the more appropriate Motion to Clarify event.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select More Definite Statement.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.   

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

New Trial

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want the Court to grant a new trial.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select New Trial.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.   

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Partial Summary Judgment

 

Rules for Use

 

Use this type of motion when you want Summary Judgment granted on part, but not all, of the claims.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Partial Summary Judgment.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Proceed in Forma Pauperis

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want to proceed at case opening without prepayment of the filing or service fees.

·         Do not use this motion event to Appeal In Forma Pauperis.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         A proposed order is required. Please submit it in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Proceed in Forma Pauperis.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Production

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Important! Do not use this event for "Request for Production of Documents" which is discovery material that is not normally filed. (See Local Civil Rule 26.3)

·         Use this type of motion when you want something produced.

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         You must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Production.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, click the Back button on your browser until you find the area that needs to be corrected. If the text is correct, click Next and your entry will be entered on the docket.

11.   Important! Print the Notice of Electronic Filing screen and attach it to any copies you are serving by paper.

 

Protective Order

 

Rules for Use

 

·         Use this type of motion when you want a protective order entered.

·         If you want to file a motion for protective order and the case is assigned to Magistrate Judge Wilson, please use the appropriate template provided at this LINK .

 

Before filing, please remember:

 

·         If your pleading includes sensitive information, then certain personal data identifiers must be partially redacted in order to comply with the Federal Rules of Procedure.

·         If uncontested, you must include a Statement of Objections on the first page of your motion. A proposed order is also required. Please submit the proposed order in WordPerfect compatible format, by email, to CM-ECFIntake_oknd@oknd.uscourts.gov

·         If contested, you must include a brief with this motion.

·         Your Certificate of Service must accurately reflect who will receive electronic notice and who will need to be noticed by paper. If it does not, please follow the Mailing Information guidelines and update your Certificate of Service before proceeding.

·         Your document must be broken down into files that are each less than 20 MB in memory size.

·         If you have not filed an Entry of Appearance in this case, please complete the Attorney Appearance form (available on our website) and file it forthwith.

 

Instructions

 

1.       On the Main Docketing Screen, select Civil.

2.       Under Motions and Related Documents, select Motions.

3.       On the Motions screen, select Protective Order.

4.       On the Case Number screen, enter the Case Number (e.g. 04-567, 4:04-567, 4-04-cv-567, 04cv567, 4:04cv567).

5.       On the Case Style screen, confirm that the case number matches the style of the case.

6.       On the Select Filer screen, select only your Client(s) who are filers of this document by following these guidelines:

 

·         If this is a joint filing, do not select any joint filers that are not your clients.

·         For any selected filer(s) for which you are not already associated as an attorney of record for them in this case, the system will prompt you to create any additional associations that are appropriate. Create the associations with the filer(s) you represent by checking the box to the left of their name. Note: Make sure you don’t create associations with parties for whom you do not represent.

·         Important: Do not check or uncheck the Lead and Notice checkboxes for any of the filers listed on the create association screen. These two checkboxes are for internal purposes only and altering them may cause you to not receive notice of filings (NEFs).

 

7.       On the Select PDF screen, you must attach a PDF document. Follow the Upload PDF instructions.

8.       If you select one Motion type, then you will be presented with one Response/Reply Deadline screen. If you select multiple Motion types, you will be presented with successive Response/Reply Deadlines screens. Note: These fields are for court use only and should not be changed or be relied upon as accurate.

9.       On the Modify Docket Text screen, add the appropriate text, if any. Follow the Modify Docket Text guidelines.

10.   On the Final Text screen, if the text is not correct, c