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NO. 15-1 – IMPLEMENTATION OF NEXTGEN CM/ECF

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CM/ECF filing for the District of Kansas will suspend operation on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. as the conversion to Next Gen CM/ECF begins. An extension for electronic filing will be granted for all documents from Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 5:01 p.m. until Monday, August 10, 2015. Documents with special circumstances, such as a statute of limitation deadline, emergency filings, and notices of appeal, will be accepted via email to the appropriate office:

ksd_clerks_kansascity@ksd.uscourts.gov, ksd_clerks_topeka@ksd.uscourts.gov, or ksd_clerks_wichita@ksd.uscourts.gov.

If you have any concerns about the timeliness of a document, please submit it by email. Documents submitted by e-mail will be filed as of the date they were received, but that filing will be accomplished beginning Monday, August 10, 2015.

Prior to Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 5:00 p.m., filing users should regularly check their email and open Notices of Electronic Filings as the Clerk's Office will process all documents filed in CM/ECF prior to August 6, and issue the Court's decisions, orders and notices. No notices will issue after Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. until Next Gen CM/ECF becomes operational.

Information will be posted on or before Monday, August 10, 2015 as to when Next Gen CM/ECF is operational. At that time filing users will be able to file and see dockets in PACER using their upgraded PACER account passwords. Please continue to monitor the website for updates.

SO ORDERED this 30th day of July, 2015.

s/ J. Thomas Marten

CHIEF JUDGE J. THOMAS MARTEN