Lien Avoidance Notice with Certificate of Service

Official Procedure Last Change November 8, 2017

Lien Avoidance Notice with Certificate of Service

How to file: 

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Notices & Certifications > Lien Avoidance Notice with Certificate of Service

  • 11 USC 101, 522(f), 1322(b)
  • FRBP 4003(d)
  • S. D. Ind. B-9013-2

General Information

Along with the motion the moving party shall file with the court a copy of the notice and a certificate of service in compliance with S. D. Ind. B-9013-2.

Filing requirements 

  • The Notice must specify:
    • A 21 day objection period from the date the Notice was served;
    • The address of the Clerk's office to which any objections must be sent.
  • The Notice must be signed by the filing party.
  • A Certificate of Service must be included.

Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Log into CM/ECF.

2. Select Bankruptcy > Notices & Certifications.

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

4. Select Lien Avoidance Notice with Certificate of Service from the event list and click Next.

5. Check box if jointly filing with another attorney, click Next. If jointly filing, select additional attorneys, click Next.

6. Select the party filer. If the party is not listed, or cannot be selected, view instructions on adding a 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.

7. Browse to select the document to be filed (pdf file). Click Next.

8. Enter creditor name, date notice was served, and select type of lien. Click Next.

9. Objection deadline is calculated and displayed. Click Next.

10. Select the Motion to which this notice relates and click Next.

11. Select prefix text, if applicable, and click Next.

12. 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.