ALMD Schedules Update to CM/ECF, Electronic Filing Not Accessible During This Time

The Middle District of Alabama will upgrade to NextGen Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) version 1.6.2 starting on Friday, October 8th at 7:00PM CT, until Tuesday, October 12th at 7:00AM CT.

The CM/ECF application will be inaccessible for the duration of the above upgrade window.

Version 1.6 of NextGen CM/ECF includes modified functionality related to uploading and viewing PDF documents. In some instances, PDFs that were previously allowed to be uploaded will no longer be allowed to be uploaded in release 1.6 (and higher).

The PACER link provides information about preparing and uploading PDFs in CM/ECF and provides reasons why PDFs with certain content might be rejected.

It is every filer’s responsibility to fully review, understand, and comply with the PACER link's filing guidance.

  • For questions, please contact the Clerk’s Office at: 334-954-3935.