CMECF General Information
CM/ECF is an Internet-based document filing system. The District of Utah has implemented CM/ECF, an electronic filing and case management system. CMECF stands for Case Management / Electronic Case Filing.
CM/ECF allows attorneys to electronically file (e-file) motions and pleadings over the internet with the Court. These filings are immediately placed on the court's official docket sheet and the system immediately sends attorneys and the judge e-mail notice of all filings in cases in which they are involved, including minute entries and orders. Any modern computer with Internet access and web browser software can access CM/ECF. CM/ECF is governed by the Administrative Procedures. All members of the Court's Bar, active and pro hac, should register as electronic filers and file case documents electronically.
CMECF provides internet access to case information to all public users. Retrieving dockets and electronically filed documents requires a PACER account and the Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader software (or equivalent), which is available at no cost from Adobe over the Internet. A PDF document creator, such as Adobe Acrobat Standard (or equivalent ) is required to prepare documents for filing.