Motion to Extend Time to File Schedules (and other Required Documents)

Menu item to use:

Bankruptcy > Motions, Applications & Briefs > Extend Time to File Initial Documents (Schedules, Plan, Pay Advices, Etc.), Motion to

SD code:

None

 

FRBP: 1007(c), (f)

S.D.IND B-1007-1(c)

General Information

 

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 Initial Documents (Schedules, Plan, Pay Advices, Etc.), Motion 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

 

10. Check box Refer to existing event(s), click Next

 

11. Click Next

 

12. Check appropriate box(es) to which the current event relates, click Next

 

13. Check all appropriate box(es) to specify which items require additional time, click Next. If the specific item is not detailed, also check the box for Miscellaneous documents required with initial bankruptcy filing, click Next, and type the specific document(s) in the field provided, click Next

 

14. Chapter 7 cases: Objection date is displayed. Click Next to proceed, unless all pending motions are also displayed (see step 15 if this is the case).

 

15. 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

 

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 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