Motion to Consolidate/Deconsolidate

Last Updated: April 2, 2013

Filing Requirements:

  • Motion to Consolidate/Deconsolidate

  • Notice of Motion with 14 day objection period.  Notice is sent to all creditors.

  • Proof of Service

  • Proposed Order Instructions.

Note:  Motion, Notice, Proof of Service, and Proposed Order are filed in each case to be consolidated/ deconsolidate.

To File Electronically:

  1. Log into CM/ECF.

  2. Select [Bankruptcy >Motions/Applications].

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

  4. Select [Consolidate] from the event list.

  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 lead case number and enter member case(s) (secondary cases to associate with).

  8. 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.

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

  10. Last day to object appears; click [Next].

  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.: 302
            FRBP: 1015