Reaffirmation Agreements



How to file:

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous > Reaffirmation Agreement


Things to be aware of when filing: Official forms must be used. Download Reaffirmation forms



11 USC Sec. 524

FRBP 4008

S. D. Ind. B-4008-1


These instructions are for attorneys only. See separate procedure for instructions for limited users.

General Information


Filing Requirements


Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Log into ECF


  2. Select Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous


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


  4. Select Reaffirmation Agreement from the event list and click Next


  5. Click Next. Or, if joint filing with another attorney, check box and click Next.


  6. Select filing party and click Next. If party is not listed click Add/ Create New Party


Note: If the attorney/ party association screen appears, click here for more information


  1. Browse to select correct PDF file. Click Next


  1. Enter the creditor name and select correct options for Credit Union and real estate. Click Next


  1. Select appropriate radio buttons as presented, clicking Next after each selection


Note: For Reaffirmation Agreements filed without an Attorney Declaration, the Motion for Approval is required if the Reaffirmation Agreements is not on real estate.


  1. If the Reaffirmation Agreement that you are currently filing is a correction or amendment to one previously filed, check the Refer to existing event(s)? check box and click Next, then check the box next to the previously-filed Reaffirmation Agreement that you are correcting or amending


  1. Click Next


  1. If this is an Amended Reaffirmation Agreement, choose Amended from the drop-down box, else leave blank.. Click Next


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



Curing Deficiencies

If the Reaffirmation Agreement is deficient, an amended Reaffirmation Agreement must be filed prior to the deficiency deadline using the instructions above. No further action will be taken by the Court in processing the Reaffirmation Agreement unless this is done.



  • If the form is not dated at all, assume it is the new form.