Stipulation Not Relating to Previously filed Motion

Last Updated: May 16, 2014

Filing Requirements:

Step-by-Step Procedure:

To File Electronically:

  1. Review the papers for the necessary filing and noticing requirements.

  2. Scan documents.

  3. Log into CM/ECF.

  4. Select [Bankruptcy >  Misc/Other].

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

  6. Select [Stipulation] from the event list.

  7. Skip the Joint Filing screen. Court will select the attorney filer.

  8. 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.

  9. Browse to select the Stipulation (.pdf file).

    Note:  Stipulation and Motion must be separate .pdfs. and filed separately.

  10. Skip the "Refer to Existing Events."

  11. Modify the text as appropriate.

  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.

  14. Place document(s) in file/chron box.

Court will:

  1. Review the Proposed Order and route to the Judge for signature.

  2. Docket the signed Order [Bankruptcy > Orders/Opinions > Reference an Existing motion/application].


Stipulations must be signed by the attorneys or parties (if no attorney). Stipulations filed electronically may include an /s/ for the signature.

An order must be signed approving the stipulation or the stipulation is not enforceable. If a stipulation comes in without an order, call the party who prepared the stipulation and ask for an order.




11 U.S.C.:
FRBP: 2002(a)(3), 4001(d)(1); 9019

Local Rule 2002-1; 4001-2;

7007-1; 9014-1