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New 2255 Processing in CM/ECF Effective January 1, 2017

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

As of January 1, 2017, when a motion to vacate/set aside/correct sentence under 28 U.S.C. § 2255 is filed, the manual opening of a civil case and dual entry of documents into both the criminal and related civil case will no longer be required. All filings should be made into the criminal case only (unless otherwise directed by the court).
Any motions filed prior to January 1, 2017 will continue to require dual entry into both the criminal and related civil case.
Please visit our Motions to Vacate/Set Aside/Correct Sentence under 28 U.S.C. § 2255 page for additional information.