Motion to Set Budget for Interim Use of Estate Property


How to file:

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Motions, Applications & Briefs >  Set Budget for Interim Use of Estate Property, Motion to


Things to be aware of when filing: Be sure to enter the date of service as shown on the Certificate of Service, which may be different from today's date.



11 U.S.C. 363, 1115

General Information

This event is available for use by chapter 11 individual debtors only in order to obtain court approval to use property of the bankruptcy estate in order to provide for reasonable and necessary living expenses, tax withholdings, and ongoing payroll check reductions.



Filing Requirements


Step-by-Step Procedures

1. Log into CM/ECF


2. Select Bankruptcy > Motions, Applications & Briefs


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


4. Select Set Budget for Interim Use of Estate Property, Motion to from the event list and click Next


5. Select appropriate radio button to indicate whether or not the Motion you are filing is amended.


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


7. 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.


8. 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.


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


10. Indicate whether the notice is included or will be filed separately. Click Next


11. If you indicated that the notice is included, enter service date and click Next. Objection due date is calculated and displayed. Click Next , unless pending motions are also displayed (see next step).


11. If you indicated that you are filing an amended motion, all pending motions on the docket are displayed. Select the motion that is being amended and click Next


12. Select prefix text if applicable and click Next


Note: The prefix text option is not available if you indicated in Step 5 that the Motion you are filing is amended.


13. Verify the final docket text; if correct, click Next to submit your document(s).


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 a Deficient Filing

A corrected motion, fixing deficient items, must be filed prior to the deficiency deadline using the instructions above, or the original Motion may be stricken from the record.