Application to Employ

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Bankruptcy > Motions, Applications & Briefs > Employ, Application to

 

11 U.S.C. Section 327, Section 1103, Section 1107

FRBP 2014, 6003

S.D. Ind. B-2014-1

General Information

 

Filing Requirements

 

Step-by-Step Procedures:

1. Log into CM/ECF

 

2. Select Bankruptcy > Motions, Applications &  Briefs

 

3. Enter the case number (e.g. xx-xxxxx). Click Next

 

4. Select Employ, Application to 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

 

Note: The Motion and Verified Statement may be a single pdf file, or the Verified Statement may be added as an attachment by choosing the Yes radio button underneath the Browse button.

 

10. Enter name of person to be employed and their position. Choose the correct radio button to indicate whether you are also filing the Verified Statement, then 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 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.

 

14. Upload proposed order. The Order must include name of who is being employed and purpose (ie: accountant, auctioneer)

 

 

Curing Deficiencies

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

 

If the Verified Statement alone is deficient (or was not filed), it may be filed separately using Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous > Verified Statement re: Application to Employ.