of Social Security Number (Form 21) must NEVER
be electronically filed.
Assign pertains only to Chapter 7 and must be done the same
day as the case is filed.
read screen notes when filing documents.
double check the case name and number to be certain you are
filing the documents in the correct case.
to date and type /s/name (i.e., /s/John Doe) on the signature
line of all pleadings. Do not leave a blank line.
file the main pleading first (e.g., Motion).
a document that to a previously filed
document, the reference docket number must be selected so
document relates properly, such as:
Proof of Service
( to everything that was mailed to
Response ( to Motion only).
Motion to Continue
Hearing ( to Motion only).
When for a document, always right click and
open the document to verify that:
you are the correct document to the entry.
the pdf image contains the complete document.
none of the
pages are distorted or missing.
line includes the /s/name and is dated.
, remember to name the attachment.
This is done in the Description field (i.e. Exhibit
A, Memorandum of Law, Brief). Also remember to right click
and open the document (see #8 above).
documents, always include a short reason for amending in the
If no fee
required, remove the filing fee amount from field blank and
leave the receipt field blank. When the filing fee is
exempt pursuant to 28 U.S.C.
Section 1930, then type EXEMPT in the receipt field.
If a document
is filed electronically, do not mail us the original document.
file adversary documents in bankruptcy cases. When filing
electronically, select the Adversary category from the ECF menu. All adversary filings should include
the adversary caption and adversary case number.
orders must be in Word format and attached to your e-mail
and send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please insert the last name of the debtor(s) and/or
case file number in subject line.
of a procedure or an event to use, please don't hesitate to
call the Clerk's office for assistance at 701-297-7100.