Motion for Withdrawal of Reference


How to file:

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Appeals & Withdrawals of Reference > Withdrawal of Reference, Motion for


Things to be aware of when filing: This event should not be used to withdraw a document on a case. View instructions on how to withdraw a document



FRBP 5011
S.D.Ind. B-5011-1


General Information


Filing Requirements


Step-by-Step Procedures

1. Log into CM/ECF


2. Select Bankruptcy > Appeals & Withdrawals of Reference


3. Enter the case number (in the format xx-xxxxx) and click Next


4. Select Withdrawal of Reference, Motion for from the event list and click Next


5. Check box if jointly filing with another attorney, click Next.


6. If you indicated that you are filing jointly with other attorney(s), select additional attorney(s) and click Next


NOTE: You cannot add attorneys. Only attorneys who have previously entered an appearance will be available for selection.


7. Select the debtor(s) from the party list and click Next


8. Browse to select the Motion (pdf file).  Click Next


9. At the category selection screen, click Next


10. Select the appropriate docket entry, then click Next:


11. Enter the date the motion was served, as shown on your Certificate of Service.


12. Select the appropriate radio button re: Designation of Record, then click Next


13. Response date is calculated and displayed. Click Next


14. If you indicated that the Designation of Record is attached, the Designation of Additional Items due date is calculated and displayed. Click Next


15. Final docket text is displayed. Click Next to continue.


16. Verify final docket text. If correct, click Next to submit and to review Notice of Electronic Filing.



Curing Deficiencies

If the Motion is deficient, an amended Motion must be filed prior to the deficiency deadline using the instructions above, or the Motion may be stricken. If the Designation of Record was not filed, it can be filed separately using the Designation of Record re: Withdrawal of Reference (including Additional Items) event without the need to re-file the Motion.