Response to Objection to Claim

 

This module addresses the correct means for responding to an objection to a claim. As you will see, this action is accomplished utilizing the general answer or response to a motion process.

STEP 1     From the Main Menu, select Bankruptcy (See Figure 1.)


Figure 1

 

STEP 2      From the Bankruptcy Events menu, select Answer/Response... (See Figure 2.)


Figure 2

 

STEP 3     The Answer/Response menu appears. (See Figure 3.)


Figure 3

  • Select/click on Reference an Existing motion/application.

 

STEP 4      The Case Number screen appears. (See Figure 4.)


Figure 4

  • If the box is blank, enter the correct case number.
    (The case number is entered in regular format: YY-NNNNN : 07-20084)
  • If the box displays a case number, verify that it is the correct number. If not, enter the
    correct case number.
  • Click on the [Next] button to continue.

 

STEP 5      The Select Event screen appears. (See Figure 5.)


Figure 5

  • Verify that you are in the correct case by checking the case number and case name.
  • If wrong case, use the Browser's BACK button to return to the Case Number prompt screen
    and enter the correct case number.
  • Click on the "Response" entry in the Available Events list to add it to the Selected Events box.
     
  • Click on the [Next] button to continue.

 

STEP 6     The Joint filing with other attorney(s) screen will display. (See Figure 6.)


Figure 6

  • Do not select any additional attorneys.
     
  • Click on the [Next] button to continue.
     

 

STEP 7      The Select the Party screen will display. (See Figure 7.)


Figure 7.

  • Find your client(s) on the Party list and select them.
     
  • Click on the [Next] button to continue.

 

STEP 8    The Select the PDF document screen will then display. (See Figure 8.)


Figure 8.

  • See the Browse Process to identify the file containing your Response.
     
  • If you have additional PDF files to complete this filing, change Attachments to Document to Yes.
    (See the Attachment Process for details on attaching files.)
     
  • Click on the OK button to continue.
     

 

STEP 9     The Enter a hearing date and Docket filter screen is displayed. (See Figure 9.)


Figure 9.

  • Enter the hearing date, or if hearing not set yet, enter "no hearing date scheduled".
     
  • Use the Select the category ... section to filter in a small portion of the docket.
    (See the Select the Category process for details on this step.)
     
  •  Click on the Next button to continue.

 

STEP 10  The selected portion of the docket is displayed. (See Figure 10.)


Figure 10.

  • Since I did not specify a date or document number range, all docket entries from the Motions category (I have excluded some for brevity's sake).
  • Scan down looking for the Objection to Claim entry you are responding to. In this example, #63.
  • Click in the Include box of the appropriate Objection to Claim entry.
  • Click on the Next button to continue.

 

STEP 11     The Modify Docket Text screen is displayed. (See Figure 11.)


Figure 11.

  • We did not have an attachment in this example. But if you did have an attachment,
    verify that attachment(s) is referenced in the docket text.
     
  • Note the event we are responding to is embedded in the docket text - #63 in this example.
     
  • No enhancement needed.
     
  • Verify all text shown is complete and correct. If not, go back and correct.
     
  • Click on the Next button to continue.

 

STEP 12     The Final Docket Text screen is displayed. (See Figure 12.)


Figure 12.

  • Verify that all information is complete and correct. If something is missing or
    incorrect, use your Browser's BACK button to return to the appropriate screen(s)
    to add and/or correct data.
     
  • Click on the Next button to continue.
     

 

STEP 13     The Notice of Electronic Filing is displayed. (See Figure 13.)


Figure 13.

  • The screen verifies that the Response to Objection to Claim has been uploaded and filed.
     
  • To print a copy of this notice, click the browser [Print] button or icon.
     
  • To save a copy of this receipt, click [File] on the browser menu bar and select Save Frame As.

 

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