New in ECF

May, 2022

Event

Modification

Notice of Mortgage Forbearance

The event located under the Claims Action menu will be reactivated.

Notice of Mortgage Payment Change

The event has been modified to add the question, Is a Notice of Mortgage Forbearance Being Filed.

Notice of Mortgage Payment Change
(No Proof of Claim Filed)

The event has been modified to add the question, Is a Notice of Mortgage Forbearance Being Filed.

 





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April, 2022

Event

Modification

Motion to Modify Plan Event

The event has been modified to add the question, "Are you amending a previously filed motion to modify plan?" If users answer Yes, it will prompt them to reference a previously filed document and insert the word "Amended" in the docket text.

Subpoena to be Issued

A new event has created under
Bankruptcy/Adversary -> Miscellaneous menu.

Deposition Subpoena

The event has been removed from the
Bankruptcy/Adversary Miscellaneous menu.


Subpoena
 

The event has been removed from the
Bankruptcy/Adversary Miscellaneous menu.

 

Notice of Voluntary Dismissal 11 USC Section 1307(b) Event

 

A new event has been created under the
Bankruptcy -> Notice menu.

 

 





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Event

Modification

Writ of Assistance to be Issued

New event has been created and is located under the Bankruptcy/Adversary -> Miscellaneous menu.

Notice of Mortgage Forbearance

The event located under the Claims Action menu will be deactivated.

Notice of Mortgage Payment Change

The event has been modified to remove the question, Is a Notice of Mortgage Forbearance Being Filed.


Notice of Mortgage Payment Change (No Proof of Claim Filed)
 

The event has been modified to remove the question, Is a Notice of Mortgage Forbearance Being Filed.
 

 





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March, 2022

Event

Modification

Objection to Claim Event A new Objection claim status will be added.

 





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December, 2021

Event

Modification

Trustee Services Rendered Pursuant to 330(e).

This new event should be filed by the trustee to certify that the trustee has performed the duties necessary to be eligible to receive payment for services rendered for chapter 7 cases for which they are assigned.

1. Event is located under the Bankruptcy ->Trustee/US Trustee.
2. Trustee must be selected as the party filer.
3. Case must be an original, current, or previous chapter 7 case.
4. Trustee must select from the list the reason for filing this event.
5. The event assigns a document number but user is not prompted to upload a PDF.
6. Trustee is required to link to the previously filed entry that relates to the reason selected for the filing.
7. Finance staff will receive email notification of this filing.

Trustee Payment Under 11 U.S.C. 330(e) Processed.

This new event should be used specifically for court staff to indicate that the trustee payment has been processed.

1. Event is located under the Bankruptcy -> Court Event.
2. Logic has been included to ensure that the Trustee Services Rendered event has been filed on the case. If not filed previously on the case, the filer cannot continue with the entry.
3. Logic has been included to ensure that the Trustee Payment Processed event has not already been filed on the case OR if the WTRSVREND flag is set on the case. If either condition exists, the filer cannot continue with the entry.
4. The event assigns a document number but user is not prompted to upload a PDF.
5. Court user is prompted to include the voucher number. A default value of $60 is provided and can be edited.

Withdrawal of Trustee Services Rendered.

This new event should be used by the trustee to file a withdrawal of the Trustee Services Rendered event.

1. Event is located under the Bankruptcy -> Trustee/US Trustee.
2. Logic has been included to verify that a Trustee Payment Processed event has been filed on the case. If a trustee payment has been filed, the filer cannot continue with the entry.
3. The event assigns a document number but user is not prompted to upload a PDF.
4. This event requires the trustee to link to the previously filed Trustee Services Rendered event.
5. The trustee is reminded to select the Trustee Services Rendered event for termination.
6. The trustee is required to enter the reason for the withdrawal in an open prompt. Reason entered appears in the final docket text.
7. The event silently sets a WTRSVREND flag.
8. Finance staff will receive email notification of this filing.

 





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September, 2021

Event

Modification

Chapter 11 Subchapter V Trustee’s Final Report and Account event

Event has been modified to set the objection to trustee's final account deadline.

Ch. 11 Subch V Trustee's Report of No Distribution A - case dismissed or converted, no plan, fee award event

Event has been modified to set the objection to trustee's final account deadline.

Ch. 11 Subch V Case Trustee's Report of No Distribution B-case dism or conv, fee award recd event

Event has been modified to set the objection to trustee's final account deadline.

Ch. 11 Subch V Trustee's Report of No Distribution C-case dism or conv, fee award not recd event

Event has been modified to set the objection to trustee's final account deadline.

Ch. 11 Subch V Trustee's Report of No Distribution D-consenual plan consummated, fee award recd event

Event has been modified to set the objection to trustee's final account deadline.

Ch. 11 Subch V Trustee's Report of No Distribution E-consenual plan consummated, fee award only event

Event has been modified to set the objection to trustee's final account deadline.

Ch. 11 Subch V Trustee's Report of No Distribution F-nonconsenual plan consummated, fees awarded event

Event has been modified to set the objection to trustee's final account deadline.
 

Order Discharging Chapter 11 Subchapter V Trustee (new event)

Event located under Bankruptcy -> Orders/Opinions
-> Other Orders menu. It will terminate the objection to trustee's final account deadline and prompt users to generate the Order Discharging Subchapter V Trustee notice (ODTV).

Order Discharging Subchapter V Trustee (new notice)

New notice will be generated from the Order Discharging Chapter 11 Subchapter V Trustee event.

 





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June, 2021

Event

Modification

Docket Report

The document option, include header when displaying PDF documents will be changed to include footers when displaying PDF documents.

New ePoc version upgrade

ePOC will be upgraded to version 7.0.

Final Rept/Acct-Asset event under the TFR/TDR menu

The event has been modified to prompt user to enter the amount of outstanding adversary filing fee owe to the court. The information entered by the user will reflect in the docket text.

Chapter 11 Monthly Operating Report event

This new event will be used specifically for chapter 11 non-small business debtors and is located under the Miscellaneous menu. A message will display to direct chapter 11 small business or non-chapter 11 debtors to docket Operating Report or Small Business Operating Report event. A prompt has been included to ask the user if the case is jointly administered. If the case is jointly administered, the user is asked if this report is being filed for the lead case. If not being filed for the lead case, the user is asked to enter the member case number and month ending date, which will both appear in the final docket text.

Chapter 11 Post Confirmation Report event

This new event will be used specifically for chapter 11 non-small business debtors and is located under the Miscellaneous menu. A message will display to direct Chapter 11 small business or non-Chapter 11 debtors to docket Operating Report or Small Business Operating Report event. A prompt has been included to ask the user if the case is jointly administered. If the case is jointly administered, the user is asked if this report is being filed for the lead case. If not being filed for the lead case, the user is asked to enter the member case number and month ending date, which will both appear in the final docket text.

Small Business Operating Report event

This new event will be used specifically for Chapter 11 small business debtors and is located under the Miscellaneous menu. A message will display to direct Chapter 11 non-small business to docket Chapter 11 Monthly Operating Report or Chapter 11 Post-Confirmation Report event; and non-chapter 11 debtors to docket the Operating Report event.

Operating Report event

The event has been modified to display a message to direct Chapter 11 non-small business debtors to docket the Chapter 11 Monthly Operating Report or Chapter 11 Post-Confirmation Report event; and to direct chapter 11 small business debtors to docket the Small Business Monthly Operating Report event.

 

 

 





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May, 2021

Event Modification
   
Chapter 11 Case Opening The SARD screen for Chapter 11 case opening has been modified to allow indivdual debtors to proceed as small business and SubChapter V. This change is based on the requirements of the CARES Act.

 





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June, 2020

 

Event Modification
   
Notice of Continued Hearing  Event has been modified to allow user to continue scheduling conference hearings in adversary proceedings.
   
   
Pay Installment Payment Event has been modified to display the amount specific to each chapter. An "Other Amount" option has also been added. When attorneys select this option, it will allow them to enter any amount.

 





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May, 2020

Event

Modification

Notice of Mortgage Forbearance

New event under Bankruptcy > Claims Action menu for mortgage forbearance requested under 2020 CARES Act. Prompts the filer to enter the number of days of forbearance, which will be included in docket text, and to select a Yes or No radio button for an accompanying Certificate of Service.

Notice of Mortgage Payment Change

Event modified to require user to select Yes or No radio button indicating if user is filing Notice of Mortgage Forbearance. If Yes, user is redirected to correct docket event.

Notice of Mortgage Payment Change (No Proof of Claim Filed)

Event modified to require user to select Yes or No radio button indicating if user is filing Notice of Mortgage Forbearance. If Yes, user is redirected to correct docket event.

 





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Event

Modification

Notice of Substantial Consummation

New event under Bankruptcy > Notices menu for Notice of Substantial Consummation filed in a Subchapter V case. Requires that the user link the notice to the Chapter 11 Plan.

 





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March, 2020


NUMBER DESCRIPTION MODIFICATIONS
     
1 Notice of Change of
Address (Multi)

New event has been created
and it is located under Multi
Case Docketing menu

 





Attachment(s):

February, 2020

Description

Modifications

Pre-Status Conference Report event

New event created under the Bankruptcy -> Miscellaneous menu.

Chapter 11 Plan Small Business Subchapter V event

New event created under the Bankruptcy -> Plan menu.

 





Attachment(s):

April, 2019

This release was primarily applied in order to strengthen our system's integrity and security, and the public should not see any direct changes to our program.





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December, 2018

Event/Request; Modification
 
Motion to Determine Validity of Payment Change New event created under the Bankruptcy -> Motions/Applications and Creditor Filing (limited users) menus for motions filed under new Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1(b)(2) effective 12/1/2018.
Supplemental Statement Re: Certification of Direct Appeal New event created under the Bankruptcy/ of Direct Appeal Adversary -> Appeals menu for parties’ supplement to joint certification for direct appeal under Bankruptcy Rule 8006(c), as amended effective 12/1/2018.;

 





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June, 2018



Event/Request Modification
   
New event, Audio CD Request New event created under both Bankruptcy/Adversary -> Miscellaneous menus.
New event, Transcript Order Form (Public Request) New event created under both Bankruptcy/Adversary -> Miscellaneous menus.

 





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November, 2017

Event

Modification

Chapter 13 Plan

Chapter 13 Plan ‐ Case Upload (Docketed when attorneys use the Case Upload software) Amended Chapter 13 Plan

 

Events modified to add four checkboxes: surrender collateral, avoidance of lien, valuation of collateral and executory contracts.

The docket text will reflect the option(s) users have selected.

 

Order Re: Ch 13 Plan and Adequate Protection Payments

The event and notice will be docketed on all Chapter 13 cases filed or converted on or after December 1, 2017.

 

Proof of Claim Attachment 3001 (c)(1) and (d) MORTGAGE LENDERS ONLY


 

New event created under the Bankruptcy ‐> Claims Action menu. This event will allow mortgage lenders to file supplemental documents to their proof of claim.

 

Objection to Claim

Event modified to add new prompt regarding valuation of security.

 

Declaration of Direct Payments

New event created under the Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous menu. Event can only be docketed on a Chapter 13 case.

 

Declaration of Compliance of No Opposition Sec 506 Valuation

New event created under the Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous menu. Event can only be docketed on a Chapter 13 case.

 

Motion to Determine Lien Satisfied

New event created under the Bankruptcy > Motion/Application menu.

 

 





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October, 2017

CM/ECF Event

Modifications

   

Final Rpt/Acct-Asset

Event modified. The event has been removed from the Trustee/US Trustee menu, and will only appear on the TFR/TDR menu.

Motion to Waive Requirement

Event modified. The "Business Evaluation" language has been removed and a new prompt has been added to state: This event is not applicable to waive fee. A new free text box has been added.

Trustee's Interim Report

Event modified. Docket text modified to state: “Trustee's Interim Report”.

Notice of Plaintiffs Dismissal of Party

Event modified to include the following prompt: Please select the Defendant(s) to be Dismissed in this Case. If an answer has been previously filed by the Party/Parties, then please abort this transaction. The plaintiff/filer will have the ability to select the specific party/parties whose participation will be terminated and the updated status will appear as "terminated" on the case docket.

Order re: Initial Disclosures and Discovery Conference(ODSCY Form); Notice to Plaintiff re: BDRP (NTCPLA Form)

These forms will be generated by the court when a new adversary proceeding is filed. They will refer to a scheduling conference rather than a status conference or case management conference.

Summons Issued (SUM Form)

Form modified to replace "Status Conference" with "Scheduling Conference," and is applicable to all divisional offices.

Order Discharging Trustee

Event deactivated. Event has been replaced with Order Discharging Chapter 12/13 Trustee and Final Decree After Case Completion; Order Discharging Chapter 12/13 Trustee After Case Dismissal and Final Decree;  Order Discharging Chapter 12/13 Trustee After Case Conversion.

     

 





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July, 2017

CM/ECF Event

Modifications

   

Debtor's Certification in Support of Discharge

Event modified for San Francisco, Santa Rosa and Oakland Divisions. Final Docket text to read: Debtor's Certification in Support of Discharge and Notice of Opportunity for Hearing. The Clerk’s Office will serve this notice to parties for San Francisco, Santa Rosa and Oakland Cases.

 

Debtor's Statement Regarding Pending Proceedings

 

Event has been reactivated. Located under: BK > Miscellaneous

Notification of Electronic Filing (NEF) Definitions

DEFECTIVE ENTRY:       

The Party Filer will be required to cure the deficiency. The Court cannot correct the error.

CORRECTIVE ENTRY:    

No correction will be required from the Party Filer. The Court will identify and correct the error.

 

NOTE:                             

Courtesy entries regarding information for the benefit of the Party Filer, Courtroom Deputies and Deputy Clerks.

 

 

 

Order For Debtor(s) To Appear At The Continued Meeting of Creditors (Form OCH)

 

Event deactivated. The Clerk’s Office will no longer issue this order.

 





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June, 2017

The following changes will be effective in CM/ECF beginning on June 26, 2017. The changes include the addition of new events, event modifications, and event deactivation.

CM/ECF Event

Modifications

   

Notice of Voluntary Conversion 12 to 7

New event. Located under: BK > Notices. Event will prompt a $60.00 filing fee.

Debtor's Certification in Support of Discharge

Event modified. Final Docket text to read: Debtor's Certification in Support of Discharge. The Clerk’s Office will no longer service this notice to parties.

Meeting of Creditors Chapter 12

 

Event modified. This event is now listed exclusively under the Trustee's menu. The "Objection to Dischargeability" deadline has been replaced with "Complaint to Determine

Debt Dischargeability." The Clerk’s Office will service this notice to parties.

 

Amended Meeting of Creditors for 12 and 13s

Event modified. This event is now listed exclusively under the Trustee's menu. For Chapter 12s: The "Objection to Dischargeability" deadline has been replaced with "Complaint to Determine Debt Dischargeability." The Clerk’s Office will no longer service this notice to parties.

 

 

Order Discharging Chapter 12/13 Trustee and Final Decree After Case Completion

 

Order formerly known as: Order Discharging Chapter 13 Trustee and Final Decree. 

 

 

Order Discharging Chapter 12/13 Trustee After Case Dismissal and Final Decree; 

 

Order Discharging Chapter 12/13 Trustee After Case Conversion

 

 

New Court Orders.

 

Trustee's Chapter 12/13 Final Report and Notice

 

 

Event title has been modified from Trustee's Chapter 13/12 Final Report and Notice to Trustee's Chapter 12/13 Final Report and Notice. The Clerk’s Office will now serve this filing through the Bankruptcy Noticing Center.

 

 

Objection on Trustee's Chapter 12/13 Final Report and Notice

 

 

 

New event. Located under: BK > Miscellaneous. 

 

Chapter 12 Trustee's Final Report and Account;

Chapter 13 Trustee's Final Report and Account (Trustee and Multi-Case);

Chapter 13 Trustee's Final Report and Account (batch);

Chapter 13 Trustee's Final Report without Discharge

 

 

Events deactivated. These events will no longer appear in the CM/ECF filing menu.

The following changes will be effective in CM/ECF beginning on June 2, 2017. The changes include the addition of new events, event modifications, and event deactivation.

 

CM/ECF Event

Modifications

   

Withdrawal of Transfer of Claim

New event. Location Path:  BK >  Claim Actions.

Motion for Relief from Stay

The prompt: "Please enter relief from stay number" has been removed.

Motion to Waive Fee

The question prompt: "Is this regarding an application for in forma pauperis" has been modified to "is this regarding an application to have the chapter 7 filing fee waived?"

The warning prompt: "You are using the wrong event. Please go to Bankruptcy -> Motions/Applications -> and select In Forma Pauperis" has been modified to "You are using the wrong event. Please go to Bankruptcy -> Motions/Applications -> and select Have Chapter 7 Filing Fee Waived."

Motion to Remove Incorrect Creditors Uploaded

New event created. Location Path: BK > Motions/Applications.

Motion to Dismiss/Withdraw Document

Event deactivated. This event will no longer appear in the CM/ECF pick-list for docketing.

Credit Counseling Waiver

Event title changed from: Credit Counseling Waiver to Certification of Exigent Circumstances.

Motion to Reopen for Violation of Discharge Per Sec. 11 of Fee Schedule

Event title changed. Formerly known as "Motion to Reinstate Case."

Debtor Repayment Plan; Debtor's Request for Separate Notice; Debtor's Statement Regarding Pending Proceedings; Exhibit D; Expenses Re: FVPS; Lease Assumption Agreement; Non Dischargeable Debt; Protection of Property from Damage; Presumption of Undue Hardship; Rebuttal of Presumption of Undue Hardship; Report; Statement of Good Faith; and Application for Custody of Claims.

Events deactivated. These events will no longer appear in the CM/ECF pick-list for docketing.

Motion to Value Collateral Under Sections 506 and 3012
 

Event title modified. Event formerly known as "Motion Setting Property Value.”

Motion to Avoid a Judicial Lien Under Section 522(f)

Event title modified. Event formerly known as "Motion to Avoid Lien."

Application for Judgment Voiding Lien

Event deactivated. This event will no longer appear in the CM/ECF pick-list for docketing.

 





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