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Western District of Virginia - Document Filing System

CM/ECF Version 6.1.1




Effective June 1, 2018 the US Probation Office will be efiling all presentence reports directly to CM/ECF and will no longer be emailing the document to counsel of record. Counsel of record will have access to the document(s) in CM/ECF. Counsel of record will also be required to efile to CM/ECF any objection to a presentence report using the following event: Sealed Objections to Initial PSR

Please see the following information for guidance on Viewing Restricted Documents on our public website.


PDF File Size Limit: The megabyte limit for filing documents in CM/ECF is 20 megabytes.

CM/ECF RSS Feed for Western District of Virginia: (Really Simple Syndication (RSS) is a type of XML that allows Internet browsers and other feed readers to display information from a website.) Users can subscribe to RSS feeds so they will be notified every time content is updated on a particular site. You may subscribe to our court's free RSS feed to receive automatic notification of activity in all cases including summarized text, such as the name of the document filed, and links to the document and docket report. Results may be sorted by date or case title. You can use one of the many commercially-available RSS readers to further organize and filter the results, customizing the feed to meet your specific needs. To view the document or docket report linked from the RSS feed, users must login to PACER, and will incur applicable fees.


If you wish to practice filing electronically, please visit our TRAINING WEBSITE.


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