Transfer of Claim


How to file:

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Claims > Claim Events > Transfer of Claim


Things to be aware of when filing: The Transfer of Claim document may only be one page long. Any additional documents filed with the transfer must be uploaded separately by selecting the Yes radio button for Attachments to Documents.



FRBP 3001(e)


These instructions are for attorneys only. See separate procedure for instructions for limited users.

General Information



Filing Requirements


Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Log into CM/ ECF


2. Select Bankruptcy > Claims > Claim Events


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


4. Select Transfer of Claim from the event list and click Next


5. Check box if jointly filing with another attorney, click Next. If jointly filing, select additional attorneys, click Next


6. Select the party filer.  If the party is not listed, click on Add/Create New Party


Note: The "Attorney/Party Association” screen may appear. If your party selection was correct, check the box to create an association.


7. Browse to select the Transfer of Claim (pdf file).  Click Next


8. Filing fee amount is displayed. Click Next


9. Consolidated cases only: The transfer of claim must be filed in the lead case, but the claim being transferred may have been filed in a member case.

If this is so, choose No and click Next, then enter the requested transfer information and click Next, then skip to step 16.

If the claim being transferred is in the lead case, choose Yes. Click Next


    Cases with claims agents only: Enter the requested transfer information and click Next, then skip to step 16.


10. Click the Search Creditors button to locate the transferee (the party receiving the claim).


11. If the transferee is listed with the correct address: Click to select it then click Select.


      If not listed, or listed with an incorrect address:

    1. Click Close
    2. Click Add New Creditor

    3. Type the name and address of the transferee into the text box then click Submit


12. Click the Search Creditors button to locate the transferor (the party from whom the claim is being transferred).


13. Click to select the party who currently holds the claim (be sure to select the one with the correct address if there is more than one record for the creditor) then click Select.


14. If there is no claim associated with the record you selected, a list of all claims filed on the case is displayed. Select the claim that is being transferred.


15. If all the information displayed is correct, click Next. If a correction needs to be made, click Clear to start over.


16. Final docket text is displayed for review. Click Next


17. If final docket text is correct, click Next to submit your filing.


Note: The Notice of Electronic Filing displays giving you the document number. Copies of this notice are immediately e-mailed to all participants who receive electronic notification in the case.



Curing Deficiencies

If the Transfer of Claim is deficient, an amended Transfer must be filed prior to the deficiency deadline using the instructions above, or the Transfer may be stricken or other action taken as deemed appropriate.




This does not need to be done for claims that were transferred before May 1st, 2013. Such claims were not changed on the claims register, so do not have to be reversed.


  • Add the following text to the final docket text:




  • Insert the following text into the body of the notice:


You are hereby notified that the transfer of claim # filed on by has been stricken by court order.