Motion to Convert

Last Updated: January 27, 2011
 

If case is being converted voluntarily by debtor see Notice of Conversion (Ch. 12 and Ch. 13)

 

Filing Requirements:

If filed by Debtor

If filed by Party in Interest

  • Motion to Convert

  • Proof of Service

  • Notice Requirements:

  • Filing Fee: [Note: Refer to Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule for filing fee ]

    • No Fee for the following:

      • Ch.  7  to Ch. 12 or Ch. 13

      • Ch. 11 to Ch. 12 or Ch. 13

      • Ch. 13 to Ch. 12
         

  • No proposed order necessary.

 

 

Reconversions:
 

Chapter 7 to Chapter 13 to Chapter 7: No Notice required.

Chapter 7 to Chapter 12 to Chapter 7: No Notice required.

   

Chapter 13 to Chapter 7 to Chapter 13:  Notice of Motion with 21 day objection period.  Notice is sent to all creditors.

                         

  • Motion to Convert

  • Notice of Motion with 21 day objection period. Notice is sent to all creditors. Rule 2002(a)(4)

  • Proof of Service

  • Filing Fee [Note: Refer to Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule for filing fee ]


To File Electronically
:

If filed by Debtor

If filed by Party in Interest

  1. Log into CM/ECF.

  2. Select [Bankruptcy >Motions/Applications].

  3. Enter the case number (e.g, xx-xxxxx).

  4. Select [Convert Case to Ch ... Voluntarily by Debtor] from the event list.

  5. Skip the Joint Filing screen.

  1. Select the party filer.

  2. Browse to select the Motion (.pdf file).

  3. To pay via credit card, leave the receipt field blank and select [NEXT] to continue filing.    Note: If no filing fee is applicable, remove fee amount; or if filing fee is exempt, type "exempt" in receipt field.

  4. Modify the text as appropriate.

  5. Verify the final docket text; if correct, click [Next] to submit your document(s).

    Note: The Notice of Electronic Filing displays giving you the document number. Copies of this notice are immediately e-mailed to all participants who receive electronic notification in the case.

  1. Log into CM/ECF.

  2. Select [Bankruptcy >  Motions/Applications].

  3. Enter the case number (e.g, xx-xxxxx).

  4. Select [Convert Case... ] from the event list.

  5. Skip the Joint Filing screen.

  6. Select the party filer. If the party is not listed, click on Add/Create New Party.

    Note:  The Attorney/Party Association screen may appear. If your party selection was correct, check the box to create an association.

  7. Enter a "y or n" if the notice and proof of service are included with the motion.

    Note:  The Motion, Notice of Motion, and Proof of Service may be a single PDF; or the Notice, supporting documents, and Proof of Service may be added as attachments to this document. The Motion must be the first document in your PDF

  8. Browse to select the Motion (.pdf file).

  9. Enter date served.

  10. To pay via credit card, leave the receipt field blank and select [Next] to continue filing.

    Note:
    If filing fee is exempt, type "exempt" in receipt field.

  11. Modify the text as appropriate if necessary

  12. Verify the final docket text; if correct, click [Next] to submit your document(s).

    Note: The Notice of Electronic Filing displays giving you the document number. Copies of this notice are immediately e-mailed to all participants who receive electronic notification in the case.

  13. Submit Proposed Order. Instructions

 

11 U.S.C.: 706(b), 1112(b), 1208(d), 1307(c)

FRBP: 1017(f),

2002(a)(4)