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Withdraw Document

Official Procedure Last Change March 31, 2018

Withdraw Document

How to file:

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous > Withdraw Document

Things to be aware of when filing: The uploaded pdf should not be titled as a motion (i.e. Motion to Withdraw Document).


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

General Information

Filing Requirements

  • The Withdrawal must be signed by the filing party.
  • A Certificate of Service must accompany the Withdrawal if the document being withdrawn also required a Certificate of Service.
  • The uploaded pdf should not be titled as a motion (i.e. Motion to Withdraw Document), neither should a proposed order be uploaded. A court order is not required to withdraw a document. 

Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Log into CM/ECF.

2. Select Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous.

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

4. Select Withdraw Document from the event list and click Next.

5. Check box if jointly filing with another attorney. Click Next.

6. 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.

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

9. Select the document you wish to withdraw and click Next  (Note: Only documents that you have filed on the case are displayed. You cannot withdraw a document filed by somebody else.)

10. Check the appropriate box that relates to the current filing, click Next.

11. Final docket text is displayed. Click Next.

12. 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.