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Notice of Payment Change

Official Procedure Last Change December 1, 2018

Notice of Payment Change

How to file:

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Claims > Claim Events > Payment Change (Rule 3002.1), Notice of

Things to be aware of when filing: Do not confuse this event with Notice of Exception to Filing a Notice of Payment Change, which should only be used when requesting exemption from the requirement to file notices of payment change.

These instructions are for attorneys only. See separate procedure for instructions for limited users. 

General Information

A Notice of Payment Change allows a mortgage holder to advise the court that there has been a change in the debtor's mortgage payment. The Notice of Payment Change must be filed at least 21 days before the new payment amount is due.

The Motion to Determine Validity of Payment Change event should be used to file a challenge to a Notice of Payment Change.

Filing Requirements

  • Notices of Payment Change must be filed using Official Form B410S1.
  • A copy of the Notice must be served on the debtor, debtor's attorney and trustee.
  • An appearance is not required. 

Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Log into CM/ECF.

2. Select Bankruptcy > Claims > Claim Events.

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

4. Select Payment Change (Rule 3002.1), Notice of 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. If a proof of claim has previously been filed relating to the mortgage, select the Proof of claim form has been filed radio button. (You will be asked to select the related claim in the a later step.) Otherwise, select the Proof of claim form has NOT been filed radio button. Click Next.

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

9. Click to select the claim to which the Notice relates and click Next (this step is skipped if you indicated in step 7 that a proof of claim has not been filed).

10. Final docket text is displayed for review. Click Next.

11. 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.