Motion to Vacate

Last Updated: December 27, 2012

Filing Requirements:

  • Motion to Vacate

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

  • 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 [Vacate] or [Vacate Discharge] 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. Answer "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. Browse to select the Motion (.pdf file).

    Note:  Supporting documents and Proof of Service may be added as attachments to this document.

  9. Check the box Referring to an existing event.

  10. Select the category to which your event relates.

  11. Refer to the document this Motion relates to.

  12. Modify the text as appropriate.

  13. 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.

  14. Submit Proposed Order. Instructions.






    11 U.S.C. 105

    FRBP: 9020