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Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Reminder: USBC-MA CM/ECF UNAVAILABLE from September 16, 2021, 12:00PM EDT until 8:00AM EDT Monday, September 20, 2021
Notice to All ECF Filers: The Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM/ECF) for the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts will be unavailable from Thursday, September 16, 2021 beginning at 12:00 PM/noon until approximately 8:00 AM on Monday, September 20, 2021, in order to upgrade to the Next Generation of CM/ECF (NextGen). Please have your last transaction submitted no later than 11:55 AM on Thursday, September 16, 2021.

While CM/ECF is unavailable as provided above, FAX FILINGS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Any filings which are required to be filed during such time period may be filed over-the-counter in each Divisional office or by email at For any filings requiring the payment of a fee which are filed via email, the Court will issue a notice of fees due.

Effective Monday, September 20, 2021, to log into CM/ECF accounts to file documents, attorneys and all other ECF account holders must log into CM/ECF through a Central Sign-On (PACER). At that time, all ECF account holders will need to link their PACER account to their local ECF account. Please check here for updates on what to do on or after September 20th.

Should you have any questions regarding this announcement, please contact the Court at 617-748-5300 (Boston), 508-770-8900 (Worcester) or 413-785-6900 (Springfield).