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NEXTGEN INFORMATION

“GO LIVE” DATE FOR NEXTGEN – June 7, 2021

On June 7, 2021, our court is scheduled to “go live” with the Next Generation of CM/ ECF (“NextGen”). All CM/ECF filers must take certain steps in order to continue to file electronically on or after June 7, 2021. To determine whether you are prepared for NextGen, click here to review the NextGen flow chart or follow the instructions below.

WHAT'S NEW? - CENTRAL SIGN-ON

On or after June 7, 2021, filers will use one singular user name/password (aka Central Sign-On) to access PACER to electronically file documents in our CM/ECF system.

YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING TO ELECTRONICALLY FILE IN NEXTGEN

  • Individual PACER Account – If you do not have an individual PACER account, click here for instructions on how to register.
  • Upgraded PACER Account – If you already have an individual PACER account, you must upgrade your account or verify that your account is already upgraded. Click here for instructions.
  • Linked CM/ECF and PACER Accounts – You must link your CM/ECF account to your PACER account after we go live in order to be able to file electronically. Click here for instructions.

Forgot your CM/ECF user name or password? 

Call the Clerk’s Office for assistance in re-setting your password at (802) 951-8123 or email us at CMECFHelpDesk@vtd.uscourts.gov.

Forgot your PACER user name or password?

Contact the PACER Service Center at (800) 676-6856 (You will need to know your account number) or click on this link.

 

Should you have questions regarding NextGen implementation, please contact the Clerk’s Office at (802) 951-8123