Motion for Adequate Protection

Last Updated: April 2, 2013

See also Multi-Part Motions

Filing Requirements:

  • Motion for Adequate Protection

  • Notice of Motion with 14 day objection period.  Notice is sent to interested parties.

    Note: In a Chapter 11 case, notice is also sent to the Creditors' Committee, or if no committee was appointed, to the list of 20 largest unsecured.

  • Proof of Service

  • Proposed Order  Instructions.

To File Electronically:

  1. Log into CM/ECF.

  2. Select [Bankruptcy >  Motions/Applications].

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

  4. Select [Adequate Protection] from the event list.

    Note: When a Motion for Adequate Protection is combined with another relief type, Ctrl and click to select multiple events.

  5. Skip the Joint Filing screen if you are the only party filing this motion. If this is a joint filing, check the box.

  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 "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. Enter the date served (Ex. 01/16/2007)

  9. Accept objection date.

  10. Browse to select the motion (.pdf file).

  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.






    11 U.S.C.: 361
    FRBP: 4001