ECF Access Denied
How to proceed with filing when you receive an 'ECF Access Denied' message
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Written by Katie Stasiulewicz
Updated over a week ago

If you are getting an 'ECF Access Denied' message when filing, you will need to access the ECF site for your district by using an account that is not read-only. When you look up at the top left-hand corner of your screen, you should see the word 'Bankruptcy' next to the ECF icon in your menu bar:

If you don’t see 'Bankruptcy' in your menu bar next to your ECF icon, you will need to contact your court directly to re-gain ECF access and file your case:

ECF icons may look different depending on your district, but the layout of the menu bar should be similar to the above graphics.

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