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Limited Filer Terms and Conditions

  1. I, the limited filer, agree that a filing made with my judiciary login and password constitutes my signature for all purposes, including the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and the local rules of the court, and shall have the same force and effect as if I had affixed my signature on a paper document being filed.  Signatures will be indicated by “/s/” and the typed name of the person signing in the following format: “/s/ Jane Smith” on the signature line.
  2. I agree to adhere to the local rules, orders, policies, and procedures governing electronic filing for the court.  I understand that a limited filer’s privileges are narrow in scope.  I will only use CM/ECF to electronically file documents listed under the Limited Miscellaneous Events and Claims Actions menus including, but not limited to, proof of claim, transfer of claim, withdrawal of claim, notice of appearance, and personal financial management certificate (beg. 12/1/13).  The court reserves the right to modify these options or add additional options as deemed necessary.
  3. I must pay any fees incurred for transactions made in CM/ECF in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1930 and the Bankruptcy Miscellaneous Fee Schedule.
  4. I agree to protect the security of my password.
  5. I will change my password if I suspect it has been compromised and immediately notify the court.
  6. I agree to maintain my contact information (e.g., email address, mailing address, telephone number(s), and facsimile number). 
  7. I understand that electronically filed documents requiring original signatures from any person other than me must be maintained by me in paper form, bearing the original signatures, for three years after closing of the case or proceeding in which the documents were filed.  Upon the court’s request, I must provide the original signed documents for review.
  8. I agree to comply with the redaction requirements, pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9037.  I understand that filers, and not the court, are solely responsible for redacting documents.
  9. If the court determines that limited filers may receive service/notice electronically, then I expressly consent to service and notice by electronic means from the court and other filing users in all cases, except with regard to service of a summons and complaint under Fed. R. Bankr. P.7004, a motion initiating a contested matter under Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9014, or a subpoena under Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9016.
  10. I understand that, if I am a provider of a post-petition instructional course concerning personal financial management and I am filing a certificate of the debtor’s completion of the course, the certificate must be timely filed in accordance with Fed. R. Bankr. P. 1007(c).  I understand that my limited filer privileges may be revoked if I do not file a certificate of a debtor’s completion of the course in a timely manner, as failure to do so could result in the closing of the debtor’s case without a discharge.  I understand that, if my filing privileges are revoked by the court, the court will notify the Bankruptcy Administrator of the revocation.
  11. At any time without advance notice, the court may, sua sponte, terminate my account for any reason and require future documents to be filed conventionally or in any other format specified by the court.
  12. If the terms and conditions change, information regarding the changes will be posted at: www.alnb.uscourts.gov.  I understand that it is my responsibility as the limited filer to read any posted changes.  I consent to receiving email notifications of news and announcements from the court.  Continued use of my CM/ECF account following any posted changes means that I accept and agree to the changes.