Official Procedure Last Change May 24, 2022
Request for Loss Mitigation
How to file:
Location of event: Bankruptcy > Mediation & Loss Mitigation > Loss Mitigation, Request for
Things to be aware of when filing: Use of the court's sample form is recommended.
- This event is available for use by a debtor who has a pending Chapter 13 case and whose residence is at risk of loss, to obtain an agreed mortgage modification.
- For instructions on the loss mitigation process, requirements and deadlines, consult General Order 22-0003. View flowchart outlining the loss mitigation process
- Consult General Order 22-0003 for requirements that the debtor must have completed prior to filing the request, and information that must be included in the request.
- Use of the court's sample form is recommended.
- The request must be signed by the filing party.
- A Certificate of Service must accompany the request.
- A proposed order must be uploaded. Use of the court's sample form is recommended.
- A 14-day objection notice must be included with the Motion along with a Certificate of Service showing service of the Notice on the debtor or debtor's attorney, trustee, lien holder and the US Trustee. The Notice may be included in the body of the Motion or filed separately using the Notice on Request for Loss Mitigation event.
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 Loss Mitigation, Request for 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.
8. Indicate whether the notice is included or will be filed separately. Click Next.
9. If you indicated that the notice is included, the objection due date is calculated and displayed. Click Next.
10. Select prefix text, if applicable, and 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.