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Western District of Virginia - Document Filing System

CM/ECF Version 5.1.1



NEW: Please be advised that the three CJA application forms have been revised and are now fillable forms. These forms: Criminal Justice Act Training Program Mentee Application; Application for Appointment; and Application for Reappointment to the Panel of Attorneys Under the Criminal Justice Ace are posted to the court's public website."


PDF File Size Limit: The megabyte limit for filing documents in CM/ECF has been increased from 10 megabytes to 20 megabytes. The Western District Administrative Procedures are currently being updated to reflect this change.

Effective May 1, 2013 - Civil Filing Fee Increase

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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