Involuntary Answer

NOTE:  Summons Service Executed must be on the case prior to entering an answer.


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

  • Click Answer event, select  Involuntary Answer, Click Next.

  • Enter Case Number, click Next.

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

  • Click Next.

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


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

Once you file this document, you will automatically be associated with the debtor in this case.


  • Click Next.

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

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

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

  • Edit the docket text if necessary.

  • Click Next.

  • Review final docket text.

  • Click Next.

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