• A personal computer running a standard platform such as Windows or Macintosh.
  • Word processor like Macintosh or Windows-based versions of WordPerfect or Word.
  • Internet service.
  • An account with PACER pacer.uscourts.gov
  • A compatible internet browser (current versions of Internet Explorer and Firefox have been tested with CM/ECF).
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is free, is needed for viewing pdf documents.
  • Software to convert documents from a word processor format to portable document format (pdf).
  • A scanner may be necessary to create electronic images of documents that are not in your word processing system, such as exhibits.

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