U.S. Southern District is upgrading its case management/electronic case filing system
On January 27, 2020, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida will upgrade its case management/electronic case filing system (CM/ECF) to the Next Generation of CM/ECF (NextGen).
This upgrade will provide users with several benefits, including central sign-on which allows all CM/ECF users to maintain one account across all NextGen courts (appellate, district, and bankruptcy*) and to sign in one time to access all the courts in which they have permission to e-file.
In order to prepare for NextGen, a few preliminary steps must be completed. A users PACER Account will be their login (entry point for both PACER and CM/ECF). Therefore, users must have access to an individual PACER Account.
For more information, visit https://www.flsd.uscourts.gov/nextgen-information.
*The Florida Southern Bankruptcy Court is not upgrading to NextGen at the same time as the District Court, so bankruptcy filers will continue to use their existing Bankruptcy e-filer accounts.