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Abandonment Notice with Certificate of Service

Official Procedure Last Change December 1, 2019

Abandonment Notice with Certificate of Service

How to file: 

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


General Information

This event is used when a Motion for Abandonment has already been filed, and a 14-day Objection Notice was required but not filed as part of that Motion, or a deficiency was issued by the Court regarding the Notice of the Abandonment.  This event allows the filer to file the Objection Notice without having to file a new or corrected Motion.

Note: If you are curing a deficiency that was issued relating to the notice only, it is not necessary to re-file the Motion.

Filing requirements 

  • Use of the Court's form is encouraged.
  • The Notice must specify:
    • A 14 day objection period from the date the Notice was served;
    • The name of the creditor seeking Abandonment and Relief from Stay;
    • A description of the affected property;
    • 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 certifying that the Notice was served on the debtor or debtor's attorney, trustee, the US Trustee, and all creditors.

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

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

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

11. 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.