When is a document considered to be “filed” for purposes of eFiling?

A document filed electronically is deemed filed on the date and time stated on the Notice of Electronic Filing from the court, regardless of when the eFiler actually transmitted the document.  Filing a document electronically does not alter the filing deadline for that document.

Filing must be completed BEFORE MIDNIGHT, eastern time, in order to be timely filed. However, if time of day is of the essence, the presiding judge may order a document filed by a certain time.

If the clerk sees an error in the filing he will notify the filer of the error and what further action is required to address the error.