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Report of Settlement or Impasse

Official Procedure Last Change July 18, 2016

Report of Settlement or Impasse

How  to file: 

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Mediation & Loss Mitigation > Report of Settlement or Impasse

Things to be aware of when filing: This event is for use only in connection with the Loss Mitigation process.

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

General Information

Filing Requirements

  • A Report of Settlement does not require a PDF to be attached. A copy of the settlement should be attached to the Motion to Approve Loss Mitigation Agreement.
  • A Report of Impasse does require a PDF, which must be signed by the debtor/debtor's attorney or the mediator.

Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Log into CM/ECF.

2. Select Bankruptcy > Mediation & Loss Mitigation

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

4. Select Report of Settlement or Impasse 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. Select the Order Granting Request for Loss Mitigation to which the Report relates and click Next.

8. Select radio button to indicate whether your report is a report of settlement (no PDF required) or a report of impasse (PDF required) and click Next.

9. If you indicated that you are filing a Report of Impasse: Browse to select the document to be filed (pdf file). Click Next.

    If you indicated that you are filing a Report of Settlement, a message is displayed. Click Next.

10. Final docket text is displayed. 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.