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Agreed Entry Resolving an Issue

Official Procedure Last Change April 3, 2018

Agreed Entry Resolving an Issue

How to file:

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous > Agreed Entry Resolving an Issue

General Information

Filing requirements

  • An Agreed Entry submitted to the court must not contain language referencing the Agreed Entry as an Agreed Order. Additionally, the phrase, ”So Ordered” or its equivalent and/or a signature line for the Judge must be omitted.  
  • Pursuant to the Clerk's Notice dated 10/15/08, all Agreed Entries submitted on a Chapter 13 case post-confirmation must have the Chapter 13 trustee’s signature, or state within the pleading that the trustee has been consulted and has no objection to the agreement.
  • For cases filed in the Evansville division, the above requirement for trustee's consent applies also to pre-confirmation Chapter 13 cases.
  • All other parties to the agreement must sign the document.
  • A proposed Order Approving can be uploaded, if desired. Otherwise, the Court will prepare one.

Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Log into CM/ECF.

2. Select Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous.

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

4. Select Agreed Entry Resolving an Issue from the event list and click Next.

5. Check box if jointly filing with another attorney. Click Next.

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. Browse to attach the document to be filed (pdf file). Click Next.

9. At the category selection screen, click Next.

10. Check the box next to the document that the Agreed Entry is resolving and click Next.

11. Enter description of the issue being resolved in the text box and click Next. Text you enter here will be added to the final docket text, thus: "Agreed Entry Resolving {your text goes here}"

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

13. Verify final docket text. If correct, click Next to submit.

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.

14. Upload a proposed order, if desired. If not done, the Court will prepare an order.