Statement of Social Security Number (Form B 121) must NEVER be electronically
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 case number to be certain you
are filing the documents in the correct case. Note:
If filing in main case, use bankruptcy case number;
if filing in an Adversary Proceeding, use Adversary Proceeding
case number used determines where the document is filed.
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), with the exception
of a Modified Chapter 13 Plan.
filing a document that to a previously
filed document, the reference docket number must be selected
so document relates properly, such as:
Service ( to everything that was mailed
or Response ( to Motion only).
Continue Hearing ( to Motion only).
browsing 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.
filing , 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
amending documents, always include a short reason for amending
in the docket text.
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.
a document is filed electronically, do
not mail us the original document.
not 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 email and
send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please insert the last name of the debtor(s) and/or case file
number in subject line.
unsure of a procedure or an event to use, please don't hesitate
to call the Clerk's office for assistance at 701-297-7100.