LBR 5005-4. ELECTRONIC FILING
LBR 5005-4. ELECTRONIC FILING(a) Mandatory Electronic Filing. Except as provided in subsection (c) of this rule, all papers submitted in any case or proceeding must be filed electronically, signed or verified by electronic means in compliance with the court’s CM/ECF Procedures contained in the Court Manual available from the clerk and on the court’s website.
(b) CM/ECF Procedures Control. In the event of a conflict between these rules and the CM/ECF Procedures, the current version of the CM/ECF Procedures will control.
(c) Exceptions to Mandatory Electronic Filing Requirement.
(1) Pro Se Exception. A person who is not represented by an attorney may file and
serve papers non-electronically.
(2) Limited Exception for Attorneys.
(A) An attorney who files papers in fewer than 5 bankruptcy cases or adversary
proceedings in a single calendar year may file and serve papers nonelectronically.
(B) An attorney who files non-electronically papers capable of being filed electronically in 5 or more bankruptcy cases or adversary proceedings in a single calendar year must thereafter file papers electronically through the court’s CM/ECF system.
(C) The court reserves the right in its sole discretion to revoke this limited exception at any time upon notice to the attorney.
(3) Paper Filed under Seal. A motion, paper submitted for filing under seal, and
proposed order must be filed non-electronically pursuant to LBR 5003-2(c)(1).