Clerk's Office Procedural Handbook

The Procedural Handbook of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Office of the Clerk of Court, contains information on: filing civil actions/documents, general motion practice & pretrial procedures, fees, judicial chambers, forms, clerk's office directory, appeals, bill of costs, & after hours filing.

The current Procedural Handbook is available below. Obtain forms here. For information regarding subpoena forms, please see the FAQs.

Clerk's Office Procedural Handbook (September 2018)
Appendix AA Order, In Re: Amendment to Local Civil Rule 5.1.2, Electronic Case Filing ("ECF") Procedures
Appendix AA Notice of Electronic Availability of Transcripts in Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) and Transcript Redaction