The Chapter 11 Plan and Disclosure Statement are filed as 2 separate events.  DO NOT upload the Disclosure Statement as an attachment to the Plan.


Please refer to D.N.J. LBR 3016-1 and Recommended Local Form Plan (Ch 11) for more specific information on filing a Chapter 11 Plan.


This event is programmed in CM/ECF to automatically transmit statistical information to the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts pursuant to statutory mandates of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA).  Please be sure this is the most appropriate event for the pleading you are filing.


NOTE: This event is also used to docket Modified Chapter 11 Plans.




STEP 1          Choose Bankruptcy from main menu

STEP 2          Choose Plan category

STEP 3          Enter case number; click [NEXT]

STEP 4          Select Chapter 11 Plan from drop down list; click [NEXT]

STEP 5          If this is a joint filing, place a check in the box; click [NEXT].   If this is not a joint filing, click [NEXT] to skip this screen

STEP 6          Select party or click [ADD/CREATE PARTY]; click [NEXT]

STEP 7          Upload PDF file; click [NEXT]

TIP - Supporting documents such as a Certificate of Service shall be uploaded as an Attachment to the Plan.

TIP - DO NOT use this event to file or upload a Disclosure Statement

STEP 8          Screen displays, Is this a Modified Plan.  Please note the default YES.  If you accept this default, the next screen displays radio buttons: Before Confirmation and After Confirmation.

If this is not a modified plan, place a check in the No radio button; click [NEXT]

STEP 9          Docket text appears; select prefix from pull-down list if applicable: e.g. First Amended; review for accuracy; click [NEXT]

TIP - Other than the selection of a prefix, text of docket entry cannot be modified from this screen.  If an error is made, abort the transaction and begin again.


[Prefix selection, if appropriate] Chapter 11 Plan filed by Test Attorney on behalf of Test Client. (test atty)

STEP 10        Notice of Electronic Filing displays.