You will need the following computer hardware, software, and accounts:
A personal computer running a standard platform such as
Windows or Macintosh.
A web browser like Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. The
Safari web browser on a Macintosh does not work well with CM/ECF.
A PDF viewer, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader.
A word processing software like
Wordperfect or Word.
A PDF conversion software, such as Adobe Acrobat Standard, to help
create a PDF document directly from your word processing software.
Avoid software that places advertisements or website links onto your PDF
A scanner to image
documents when they exist ONLY in paper form. Be sure to
scan paper documents at a resolution of 300 dpi.
A PACER account - allows you to view docket sheets. Visit
www.pacer.gov for more
- An ECF account for Louisiana Eastern District - allows you to
electronically file case documents with this court. For more
information, please visit our court's website at