Notice to Customers Presenting Checks

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Pursuant to Local Rule 5081-1, all documents requiring a filing fee that are filed electronically via CM/ECF must be paid electronically by the attorney filer. Electronic payments can now be paid using a bank account debit (Automated Clearing House) or a credit card. The following credit cards are the only acceptable method for payment by credit card of such fee: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard or Visa. Unless an Application to Pay Filing Fees in Installments has been filed, filing fees are due to be paid to the Court at the time of filing.

When you provide a check as payment, you authorize us either to use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction. For inquiries, please call (205-714-4000).

Privacy Act – A Privacy Act Statement required by 5 U.S.C. § 552a(e)(3) stating our authority for soliciting and collecting the information from your check, and explaining the purposes and routine uses which will be made of your check information, is available from our internet site at (, or call toll free at (1-866-945-7920) to obtain a copy by mail. Furnishing the check information is voluntary, but a decision not to do so may require you to make payment by some other method.