Answer/Response

Use Reference an Existing Motion/Application when you are docketing an Objection, Reply or Response to a motion already on file. Do not use this event if you are docketing an Objection, Reply or Response to a document other than a motion or application.

Use Other Answers when you are docketing an answer to an Involuntary Petition

Reference an Existing Motion - Application:

Use this docket event when you are docketing an Objection, Reply or Response to a motion already on file. Do not use this event if you are docketing an Objection, Reply or Response to a document other than a motion or application.

Procedures to file document

  1. Choose Bankruptcy
  2. Choose Answer/Response
  3. Enter Case Number and click Next
  4. Select whether you are docketing an Objection, Reply or Response and click Next
  5. Select the filing party and click Next. NOTE - If you need to select more than one name, hold down your Ctrl key and select each name.
    1. If your party is not listed, select Add/Create New Party
    2. Enter party's last/business name and click Search
    3. If party is now listed, select and click Select name from list
    4. If party is not listed, click Create new party
      1. Enter Last name, First names, Middle name if applicable, select the proper response from the Role drop-down list and click Submit. (NOTE - Address is not necessary if you are the attorney for the party you are entering. Service will be made upon you, as the attorney.) Repeat if you are adding more than one party.
    5. Your party should now be available to select and click Next
  6. Browse for your pdf document
  7. Do you have attachments to add?
  8. Select Yes and click Next
  9. Browse for your pdf document
  10. Select a Type from the drop down list and/or add in a description of the attachments
  11. Click Add to List
  12. Repeat for any additional attachments
  13. Click Next
  14. Select the appropriate motion to link to and click Next
  15. Review docket text for correctness. NOTE - You may select from the drop down options at the beginning of the docket event and/or add additional text to help describe the docket event if necessary
  16. If all is correct, click Next
  17. You have a second chance to assure correct docketing of the event and you are given a reminder to redact. If satisfied with your docket event, click Next. If you need to correct something, you can simply begin the docket event again.

Other Answers - Involuntary Answer

Use this event to docket an answer to an involuntary petition.

Procedures to file document

  1. Choose Bankruptcy
  2. Select Answer/ Response
  3. Select Other Answers
  4. Select Involuntary Answer and click Next
  5. Enter Case Number and click Next
  6. Select the filing party and click Next. NOTE - If you need to select more than one name, hold down your Ctrl key and select each name.
    1. If your party is not listed, select Add/Create New Party
    2. Enter party's last/business name and click Search
    3. If party is now listed, select and click Select name from list
    4. If party is not listed, click Create new party
      1. Enter Last name, First names, Middle name if applicable, select the proper response from the Role drop-down list and click Submit. (NOTE - Address is not necessary if you are the attorney for the party you are entering. Service will be made upon you, as the attorney.) Repeat if you are adding more than one party.
    5. Your party should now be available to select and click Next