Unsecured Creditors' Committee - Notice of Appointment

Official Procedure Last Change July 26, 2010

Unsecured Creditors' Committee - Notice of Appointment

How to file: 

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Trustee/US Trustee > Creditors' Committee - Notice of Appointment

  • 11 USC 1102

General Information

  • As soon as practicable after the commencement of a Chapter 11 case, the United States trustee appoints a committee of creditors holding unsecured claims, and may appoint additional committees of creditors or of equity security holders as the United States trustee deems appropriate.
  • A small business case no longer qualifies to be treated as such if a creditor's committee is appointed. 

Filing Requirements

  • The document must be signed by the filing party.
  • A Certificate of Service must be included, showing service of the Notice on the debtor.
  • It is not necessary to upload a proposed order.

Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Log into CM/ECF.

2. Select Bankruptcy > Trustee/US Trustee.

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

4. Select Creditors' Committee - Notice of Appointment 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. If filing an amended notice, select Amended from the drop down box. Click Next.

9. 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.