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Change to BNC Certificate of Notice

Beginning January 5th, the BNC Certificate of Notice format will change.  The certificate pages will now appear first followed by the document that was noticed.  This change should be reflected by certificates docketed on or after January 6th.

Maintain Your ECF Account


On November 12, 2008, the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin implemented, a secure, electronic payment system that allows CM/ECF users to pay for transactions on-line. Using is mandatory for CM/ECF users, as this court will no longer keep an individual's credit card information on hand.

Using is a straightforward task, much like buying a product from an on-line store. You will need your credit card at the end of a transaction or at the end of the day to settle your accounts. Please remember that payment is required for all transactions within a 24 hour period. If you do not make a payment, your access to CM/ECF will be temporarily disabled.

There are a number of resources to help you in the transition to Please click here to find a Attorney/Trustee Manual. This is a brief, simple PDF document that you are welcome to read if you find making transactions on-line difficult, or if you having a problem paying for a particular transaction.

Please see the following resources:


PAY.GOV Users Manual