Filing Motions (with Reference)

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

  • Click Motion/Applications hyperlink.

  • Enter Case Number

  • Click Next.

  • Select [the name of the Motion], click Next.

  • Select the Party. If not listed, 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.


  • Click Next.

Are you setting a hearing on the court calendar for this motion? If yes, a notice of hearing must be filed separately.

  • Associate the pdf file of the [Motion], click Next.

  • Place a check mark in the box " Refer to Existing Event"

  • Click Next.

  • Select the category to which your event relates.

  • Click Next.

  • Select the appropriate event (s) to which your event relates:

  • Place a check mark in the box next to the document,  click Next.  

  • Edit the docket text if necessary.

  • Click Next.

  • Review final docket text.

  • Click Next.

Manual Chapter: