LAEB Live System

Welcome to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

Eastern District of Louisiana - Document Filing System

This is a restricted government website for official court business only. All activities of CM/ECF subscribers or users of this system for any purpose, and all access attempts, may be recorded and monitored by persons authorized by the federal judiciary for improper use, protection of system security, performance of maintenance and for appropriate management by the judiciary of its systems. By subscribing to CM/ECF, users expressly consent to system monitoring and to official access to data reviewed and created by them on the system. If evidence of unlawful activity is discovered, including unauthorized access attempts, it may be reported to law enforcement officials.


LAEB CM/ECF will shutdown at 4:00 PM Thursday, 7/15/2021 starting at 4:00 PM to perform the upgrade to NextGen 1.6. The system will be unavailable to court users, the bar and the public. This update will include an updated PDFcheck Module, fix some bugs and address some important security requirements. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. This message will be updated when the upgraded is completed.


The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has upgraded to the Next Generation (NextGen) of CM/ECF.
NextGen is the culmination of a multi-year project headed by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts to provide for the current and future filing and case management needs of all CM/ECF users.

Regular business hours for users' support and filing on this Electronic Filing System are from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., Central time. Although the system is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, it may be necessary for the court to interrupt service for maintenance at various times. Please be aware that if you choose to file at hours other than the supported times you may experience an interruption of service.

NextGen CM/ECF V1.3 is available for electronic filing.
Go to the NextGen: Central Sign-on link for additional information.

Eastern District of Louisiana - NextGen: Central Sign-On

Eastern District of Louisiana - Internet Website

Eastern District of Louisiana - Court Calendar

Information Regarding PACER Access Restrictions

This database contains software release NextGen CM/ECF V1.6 up to HotFix 1.6.2 installed on July 15, 2021.

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