Motion to Appear at the 341 Meeting by Telephone/Motion to be Excused from 341 Meeting
Last Updated: May 31, 2012

Filing Requirements:

Madison - Judge Martin

Eau Claire - Judge Furay

  • Motion to appear at 341 Meeting by Telephone: Our practice is to refer attorney/pro se debtor's to the U.S. Trustee's office.
  • Motion to Appear at 341 Meeting by Telephone

  • Motion to be Excused from 341 Meeting

  • Affidavit(s)

    Note: The Motion (or supporting Affidavit) must indicate why they are not able to appear. If they are not able to appear for medical reasons, an Affidavit must be filed by the doctor as to why the debtor is unable to attend the 341 meeting.

  • Notice of Motion giving 14 days to object unless circumstances require more or less time. Notice is sent to all creditors.

  • Proof of Service

  • Proposed Order (may be filed after the last day to object has expired)

To File Motion Electronically:

  1. Log into CM/ECF.

  2. Select [Bankruptcy >  Motions/Applications].

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

  4. Select [Excuse Debtor from Appearance at 341 Meeting] from the event list.

  5. Skip the Joint Filing screen.

  6. Select the party filer.

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

    Note:  The Motion, Notice of Motion, and Proof of Service may be a single PDF; or the Notice, supporting documents (e.g., affidavit(s)), 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 last day to object (defaults to 14 days; modify if necessary).

    Note:  Remove this date if you are not filing a Notice at this time.

  9. Modify the text as appropriate. If requesting to appear by telephone, modify text to read "Motion to Excuse Debtor from Appearance at 341 Meeting and to allow Debtor to appear by Telephone."

  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.

  11. Electronically file the Proposed Order. Instructions







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