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Self-Represented Creditors

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Texas allows limited creditor filing privileges to view case information and file certain creditor-related documents via the PACER/NextGen electronic document filing system 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Only Proofs of Claim, Creditor's Notice of Transfer/Assignment of Claim, Creditor's Withdrawal of Claim, Reaffirmation Agreements, Applications for Unclaimed Funds and Requests for Notice may be submitted.

Registered PACER/NextGen creditor users may log in to view case information or file any of the above documents at

If you do not have a login to PACER/NextGen and would like to register for this access, go to

If you are not a registered PACER/NextGen user, the following e-Services are also available:

File a Proof of Claim – To file a Proof of Claim in an existing case go to

Receive Electronic Notices (eBN) - eBN is a free service to creditors that allows court notices to be transmitted electronically, delivering them faster and more conveniently.  To receive notices from the court electronically, creditors may register for electronic bankruptcy noticing at

Online Payment Service (OPS) - To make filing fee and other payments electronically go to

Emergency Filing Procedures for Creditors Not Registered as PACER/NextGen Users:  

The clerk's office is open for business Monday - Friday from 8am to 4pm to accommodate filings.  However, if you are submitting copies of supporting documents to an eSR submission, or an emergency requires the filing of a document and the clerk's office is closed, or the ECF system or applicable e-Service option is inoperable, you may use the Electronic Document Submission (EDS) system to submit documents to the court for filing.   EDS may only be used under the above circumstances to submit documents and pleadings with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

A deputy clerk will review each submission and contact you with further instructions and the payment of any applicable fees.