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Notice of Mortgage Forbearance

Official Procedure Last Change May 15, 2020

Notice of Mortgage Forbearance (limited users)

How to file: 

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Limited Users > Mortgage Forbearance, Notice of


This procedure is for limited users only. See separate procedure if you are an attorney filer.

General Information

This event is available for use by mortgage lenders in bankruptcy legal cases (not adversary proceedings) to report a mortgage forbearance in place pursuant to Sections 4022 and 4023 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, Economic and Security (CARES) Act, which became effective March 27, 2020.. 

Filing Requirements

  • The Notice must be signed by the filing party.
  • A proposed order is not required. 

Step-by-Step Instructions 

1. Log into CM/ECF.

2. Select Bankruptcy > Limited Users.

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

4. Select Mortgage Forbearance, Notice of from the event list and click Next.

5. Enter name of party filing the document and click Next.

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

7. Final docket text is displayed. Click Next.

8. 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.