Waiver of Discharge



How to file:

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous > Waiver of Discharge


Things to be aware of when filing: Requesting a waiver of discharge is a serious decision that has significant effects on the debtor's rights. Be sure that this is the event that you really want to file.



11 U.S.C. 727(a)(10)


General Information


Filing Requirements


Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Log into ECF


2. Select Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous


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


4. Select Waiver of Discharge 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 party filer.  If the party is not listed, click on Add/Create New Party. Click Next


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


8. Browse to attach the Waiver. Click Next


9. Final docket text is displayed. Click Next


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



Curing Deficiencies

If the Waiver is deficient, an amended Wavier must be filed prior to the deficiency deadline using the instructions above, or the document may be stricken.