Upload a Plan

The following is a detailed discussion of the steps involved in uploading a plan.

 

STEP 1    Click the Bankruptcy hyperlink on the CM/ECF main menu bar. (See Figure 1.)


Figure 1.
 

STEP 2    The Bankruptcy Events screen displays. (See Figure 2.)


Figure 2.
 

  • Click on the Plan hyperlink.

 

STEP 3    The Case Number prompt screen displays. (See Figure 3.)


Figure 3.

  • If a case number displays, verify that it is the correct number.
  • If no case number displays, enter the case number in YY-NNNNN format.
  • Click the [Next] button to continue.

 

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


Figure 4.

  • Since it is initially visible, click on the Chapter 13 Plan entry to get it displayed in the Selected Events box.
  • Note the system tells you the plan is still due at this filing. This helps insure you are on the correct case.
  • Click on the [Next] button to continue.

 

STEP 5    The Joint filing with other attorney(s) screen displays. (See Figure 5.)


  Figure 5.

  • As before, we leave the box unchecked.
  • Click on the Next button to continue.

 

STEP 6    The Select the Party screen is displayed. (See Figure 6.)


  Figure 6.

  • Select the debtors.
  • Click on the Next button to continue.

 

STEP 7    The Select the pdf file screen displays. (See Figure 7.)


  Figure 7.

  • Note the reference to the March 18, 2008 version of Plan Form that is required.
  • Use the Browse button to identify the pdf file containing the plan.
    (See the Browse process for more details)
  • Click on the Next button to continue.

 

STEP 8    The Enter plan date screen is displayed. (See Figure 8.)


  Figure 8.

  • Enter the plan date in the MM/DD/YYYY format.
  • Click on the Next button to continue.

 

STEP 9     The Modify Docket Text screen is displayed.
(See Figure 9.)


Figure 9.

  • Review this draft of the docket text. Use your Browser's BACK button to return to any previous screen to correct or add needed text.
  • No prefix or enhancement needed.
  • Click on the Next button to continue.

 

STEP 10    The Final Docket Text screen is displayed. (See Figure 10.)


Figure 10.

  • Again, review the text to insure completeness and corrrectness.
  • Click on the Next button to complete the filing.

 

STEP 11    The Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) is displayed. (See Figure 11.)


Figure 11.

  • The NEF is the verification that the filing has been sent electronically to the court’s database. It certifies that the answer has been submitted by this defendant.
  • Clicking on the case number hyperlink will display the docket report for this case.
  • Clicking on the document number hyperlink will display the PDF image of the document just filed.
     
  • To print a copy of this notice, click the browser [Print] icon or button.

 

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