Answer to Complaint

Click the Adversary hyperlink on the CM/ECF Main Menu.

  • Click Answers...

  • Click Complaint, 3rd, Cross, Counter  hyperlink.

  • Enter Case Number, click Next.

  • Select the Party. If not found, click Add/Create New Party

Note:  If  this is your first time docketing on a case the following message will display:

 

"The following attorney/party associations do not exist for this case.

Please check which associations should be created for this case."

Place a check mark in the box to establish the association.

 

  • Place a check mark in the box next to the complaint you are answering, click Next.

  • Associate the pdf file of the Answer, click Next.

 

Check the appropriate box if the answer you are filing also contains a third-party, cross-claim or other counterclaim, click Next.

 

Does this filing include a third-party complaint? (If yes, click on the box)

Does this filing include a cross-claim ? (If yes, click on the box)

Does this filing include a counterclaim ? (If yes, click on the box)

 

If one of the above is checked the following screen appears:

 

Select from the following list the party(s) against whom you are filing this.

Select the Party:       OR    Select a Group:
 

 

  • Edit the docket text if necessary.

  • Click Next.

  • Review final docket text.

  • Click Next.

Manual Chapter: 
Answers/Response