Application for Payment of Administrative Expenses or Administrative Claim


How to file:

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Motions, Applications & Briefs > Administrative Expenses Pursuant to Sec. 503, Application for Payment of


Things to be aware of when filing: This event is only used when seeking payment of administrative expenses or claim pursuant to 11 USC 503. Applications for compensation pursuant to 11 USC 330 should be filed using the Application for Compensation event.



11 U.S.C. 503     



General Information



Filing Requirements


Step by Step Instructions

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 Administrative Expenses Pursuant to Sec. 503, Application for Payment of from the event list. 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. Enter name of party requesting payment and amount requested (numbers only - do not enter a dollar sign. E.g. type 1164.94 for $1164.94). Click Next


11. If you indicated in step 5 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. Enter additional text, if desired, and/or select prefix text 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. The additional text option is not always available.


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


14. Upload proposed order.



Curing a Deficient Filing

If the motion is deficient: A new motion fixing deficient items must be filed prior to the deficiency deadline or your original filing may be stricken by the Court.