Proposed Orders
Last Updated: April 10, 2013

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To File Electronically:

  1. Log into CM/ECF.

  2. Select [Bankruptcy >  Miscellaneous].

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

  4. Select [Proposed Order] from the event list.

  5. Skip the Joint Filing screen.

  6. Select the party filer.

  7. Enter the "Order to be signed on or after" date:

    Generally, enter day after last day to object or same day order was filed; whichever date is later.

  8. Browse to select the Proposed Order (.pdf file).

    If attachments should be part of the signed order, create a single PDF document that includes the attachments. DO NOT add separate attachments to the proposed order using the radio buttons.

  9. Refer to the appropriate document (e.g., Motion/Application, Stipulation, Plan, Objection to Exemptions, Objection to Claim, Complaint, etc.).

  10. Enter Related Document Number

  11. Enter the Order Type.

    • Select Urgent only when the proposed order needs to be signed as soon as possible (i.e., there is a verifiable emergency or other situation necessitating immediate signature).  

    • Select Routine for all other orders.

  12. Enter a Hearing Date if the proposed order is being submitted as a result of a hearing. Otherwise, leave this field blank.

  13. Add a description of the Proposed Order to text (e.g., Motion by GMAC for Relief from Stay).

  14. 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.