This is a Restricted Web Site for Official Court Business only. Unauthorized entry is prohibited and subject to prosecution under Title 18 of the U.S. Code. All activities and access attempts are logged.

Instructions for filing:
Enter your CM/ECF filer login and password if you are electronically filing something with the court.

If you received this login page as a result of a link from a Notice of Electronic Filing email:
Enter your CM/ECF filer login and password. The system prompts customers for a CM/ECF login and password when attempting to view certain types of documents.

If you have trouble viewing a document:
After successful entry of your CM/ECF login, you should be able to view the document. If you receive the message "You do not have permission to view this document," viewing the document is restricted to attorneys of record in the case and the system does not recognize you as such. If the login prompt appears again, after you have entered your CM/ECF login and password, it means that the "free look" link has expired. You will need to enter your PACER login and password to view the document.

Instructions for viewing filed documents and case information:
If you do not need filing capabilities, enter your PACER login and password. If you do not have a PACER login, you may register online at http://www.pacer.gov.

Important Notice: After completing the electronic filing of a document(s) you will notice that any recipient who should be served in paper will be listed under the statement, "Notice has been delivered by First Class U.S. Mail or by other means BY THE FILER to." It is important to note that the filer of the document(s) is responsible for serving these recipients. The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California serves those recipients that do not receive electronic service only documents that the Court itself has filed. All other filed documents must be served by the filer on those recipients not receiving electronic service.

Update your e-Mail Address Local Rule 5-4.8 requires CM/ECF users to maintain and update, in the Court's CM/ECF System, their personal contact account information, including their e-mail address. After logging into CM/ECF, click on Utilities --> Maintain Your E-mail and update your e-mail address.

If you have lost or forgotten your password,click here.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE OF REDACTION RESPONSIBILITY: All filers must redact: Social Security or taxpayer-identification numbers; dates of birth; names of minor children; financial account numbers; and, in criminal cases, home addresses, in compliance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 5.2 or Fed. R. Crim. P. 49.1. This requirement applies to all documents, including attachments.

I understand that, if I file, I must comply with the redaction rules. I have read this notice.

An access fee of $0.10 per page or $2.40 per document with an audio attachment, as approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States, will be assessed for access to this service. For more information about CM/ECF, click here or contact the PACER Service Center at (800) 676-6856.

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