Motion to Delay Closing

Last Updated: April 2, 2013

Filing Requirements:

  • Motion to Delay Case Closing (or something similar with a specific date to delay closing)

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

  • 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 [Extend Time (with 14 day Notice)] 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. 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. Insert Extend Time for what purposes.  Suggestion:  "Delay Closing" in text box.

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

  12. Modify 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.:


          Local Rule 2002-1(B)