Pay Fees in Installments

This procedure explains how to file an application to pay filing fees in installments.

 STEP 1 Click the Bankruptcy hyperlink on the CM/ECF Main Menu. (See Figure 1.)


Figure 1

 

STEP 2 The BANKRUPTCY EVENTS menu displays. (See Figure 2.)


Figure 2.

  • Click the Motions/Applications hyperlink.

 

STEP 3 The CASE NUMBER prompt screen displays. (See Figure 3.)


Figure 3.

  • Enter the correct case number (yy-nnnnn) including the hyphen.
     
  • Click [Next] to continue.
NOTE: If the system prompts that you have entered an invalid case number, click the browser [Back] button to try again.

 

STEP 4 The Event Selection screen displays. (See Figure 4.)


Figure 4.

  • Type "pay" in the event search box to narrow events displayed.
     
  • Click on Pay Filing Fees in Installments event to get it displayed in the Selected Events box.
     
  • Click [Next] to continue.

 

STEP 5 The attorney Joint Filing screen displays. (See Figure 5.)


Figure 5.

  • This screen is only used if another attorney is joining in a filing. Skip this screen.
     
  • Click [Next] to continue.
     

 

STEP 6 The Select the Party screen displays next. (See Figure 6.)


Figure 6.

  • Select the debtor you are representing and click [Next] to continue.
     
  • Click [Next] to continue.
     

 

STEP 7 The Select the pdf document screen will then be presented. (See Figure 7.)


Figure 7.

  • Use the Browse button to identify the pdf file containing your application.
    See the Browse Process for more details.)
     
  • Change Attachments to Document to "Yes" to attach proposed order.
    (See Attachment Process for more details.)
     
  • Click [Next] to continue.

 

STEP 8 The Modify Docket Text screen appears. (See Figure 8.)


Figure 8

  • Select a prefix and enhance if appropriate.
     
  • If any text missing or incomplete, use the Brower's BACK button to return to affected screen and correct.
     
  • Click on Next to continue.

 

STEP 9 The Final Docket Text screen appears. (See Figure 9.)


Figure 9.

  • If any text missing or incomplete, use the Brower's BACK button to return to affected screen and correct.
     
  • To abort or restart the transaction, click the Bankruptcy hyperlink on the Menu Bar.
     
  • Click on Next to continue.

 

STEP 10 The Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) screen appears. (See Figure 10.)


Figure 10.

  • Clicking on the case number hyperlink will present the docket report for this case.
     
  • Clicking on the document number hyperlink will display the PDF image of the petition just filed.
     
  • To print a copy of this receipt for your records, click on the browser [Print] icon.
     
  • To save a copy of this receipt to a file, click [File] on the browser menu bar and select Save Frame As.

 

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