Motion to Restrict Public Access

 

Menu item to use:

Bankruptcy > Motions, Applications & Briefs > Restrict Public Access Pursuant to Sec. 107, Motion to

 

11 USC 107

 

General Information

 

Filing Requirements

 

Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Log into ECF

 

2. Select Bankruptcy > Motions, Applications & Briefs

 

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

 

4. Select Restrict Public Access Pursuant to Sec. 107, 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 attach the Motion. Click Next

 

10. Select appropriate radio button and click Next

 

If you selected Yes (to indicate that you are seeking to hide a claim), a list of all claims filed on the case is displayed. Click on the claim that you are seeking to hide, then click on the Next button at the bottom of the page (you may need to scroll down to see this button). Note: If you have already filed an amended claim, this is the claim that will appear in the list. Select that amended claim - when the Court removes the document, they will ensure that the original claim, not the amended claim, is removed.

 

If you selected No (to indicate that you are seeking to hide any other type of document), a category list is displayed. Click Next, then check the box next to the document which your Motion seeks to hide and click Next

 

11. Fee amount is displayed. Click Next

 

12. If you indicated in step 6 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

 

13. 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.

 

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

 

Note: Do not upload a proposed order. The Court will prepare the appropriate order.

 

 

Curing Deficiencies

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