Official Procedure Last Change July 8, 2021
Motion to Set Hearing, Trial or Status Conference
How to file:
Location of event: Bankruptcy > Motions, Applications & Briefs > Set Hearing, Trial or Status Conference, Motion to
- If the court has not or does not intend to set a matter for hearing, trial or status conference, a request for the court to set it may be filed using this event.
- To request that the court set a status conference on an issue that is not yet pending before the court, the Request for Status Conference event should be used instead.
- The Motion must be signed by the filing party or their attorney.
- A Certificate of Service must be included.
- A proposed order must be uploaded.
1. Log into CM/ECF.
2. Select Bankruptcy > Motions, Applications & Briefs.
3. Enter case number (in the format xx-xxxxx) and click Next.
4. Select Set Hearing, Trial or Status Conference, Motion to from the event list and click Next.
5. Select appropriate radio button to indicate whether or not the Motion you are filing is amended.
6. Check box if jointly filing with another attorney. Click Next.
7. 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.
8. 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.
10. Select the correct radio button to indicate whether you are asking the court to set a hearing, trial or status conference. Leave all the categories selected in the list underneath and click Next.
11. Select the docket entry to which your motion relates and click Next.
12. If you indicated in step 5 that you are filing an amended motion, all pending motions on the docket are displayed. Select the motion that is being amended and click Next.
13. Select prefix text, if applicable, and click Next.
Note: The prefix text option is not available if you indicated in Step 5 that the Motion you are filing is amended.
14. 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.