Motion to Extend Time to File Chapter 13 Amended Plan


How to file:

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Motions, Applications & Briefs > Extend Time to File Miscellaneous Documents/Installment Payment, Motion to



General Information

This Motion is used when the Court has previously ordered that an Amended Plan be filed within a set period of time, and an extension of time is being requested.

The Judge will review the Motion and grant if approved.



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 Extend Time to File Miscellaneous Documents 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. Check box Refer to existing event(s)? and click Next


11. Click Next


12. Check box next to document to which the Motion to Extend Time relates and click Next


13. Enter Amended Chapter 13 Plan in the text box and click Next


14. If you indicated in step 5 that you are filing an amended motion, all pending motions on the docket are also displayed. Select the motion that is being amended.


15. Click Next


16. 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.


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



Curing a Deficient Filing

A Corrected Motion, fixing deficient items, must be filed prior to the deficiency deadline or the original motion may be stricken from the record and referred to the judge for dismissal or any other appropriate action.