Hot Topic for October

Documents Filed in Error


When you realize an error was made after a document was filed, you should make a Corrective Entry.


  1. Filed a certificate of financial management as a certificate of credit counseling OR filed a certificate of credit counseling but attached the wrong pdf.
  2. After docketing, realized the PDF was actually a certificate of financial management counseling, OR after docketing, realized the wrong pdf was attached to the event.
  3. Docket the corrective entry with explanation. Wrong docket event used. Will re-docket using correct event. OR docket the corrective entry with explanation: Wrong pdf attached. Will re-docket with correct pdf.
  4. File the document using the correct PDF and event.

This informs both the court and ECF participants of the error.

Steps to docketing a Corrective Error can be found in the manual. Bankruptcy Case or Adversary Case

Chapter 13 Cases New Policy re: Trustee Fees effective October 1, 2012-check out our home page for more information.

Are you aware of the information available on the Chapter 12 and 13 Standing Trustee website?


In July 2012:
  • 354 Attorneys filed
  • 7,796 pleadings electronically

New Petitions filed by Electronic Case Filers:
  • 94% July 2012
  • 95 % year to date

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