Motion for Telephonic Hearing

Last Updated: April 1, 2013

An interested party in any case or proceeding may, upon reasonable advanced notice, generally not less than 48 hours, file a motion requesting that a hearing be held by telephonic conference. The moving party making such a request shall first contact the other interested parties and advise the court whether all parties agree to a telephonic hearing. The court will consider potential savings in travel time and expenses in determining whether a telephonic hearing is appropriate.

Filing Requirements:

  • Motion for Telephonic Hearing.

To File Electronically:

  1. Log into CM/ECF.

  2. Select [Bankruptcy >  Motions/Applications or Misc/Other].

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

  4. Select [Telephonic Hearing] 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. Browse to select the Motion (.pdf file).

  8. Check refer to existing events and select appropriate event.

  9. Modify the text as appropriate.

  10. 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.






    Local Rule 5001-2