A Creditors Certification of Default form is available on our website under Forms - Local Recommended Forms.  This event is used by attorneys for creditors when a debtor defaults on the terms of an order.  Please also see Local Mandatory Form Certification Re Post-Petition Payment History - (Note and Mortgage) or Local Mandatory Form Certification of Secured Creditor Regarding Post Petition Payment History  on Vehicle Loan/Leas.  Use of these forms is mandatory as of January 17, 2005.



STEP 1          Choose Bankruptcy from main menu.

STEP 2          Choose Misc. Events category.

STEP 3          Enter case number; click [NEXT].

STEP 4          Select Creditor's Certification of Default from drop down list; click [NEXT]

STEP 5          If filing this document with joint counsel, place a check in the box next to "Joint Filing with Other Attorney(s)" and click [NEXT].  If not filing with joint counsel, click [NEXT] to skip this screen.

STEP 6          Select the Party or click  Add/Create New Party

TIP - If you selected Add/Create New Party, a Search screen and a Party Information screen will follow.  You MUST select a Role Type from the drop down menu on the Party Information screen.

TIP - If this is the first time you are appearing on behalf of this party, you will be asked to place a check in the box to create an association.  Failure to place a check in the box results in the e:filer NOT receiving Notices of Electronic Filing in this case.

STEP 7          Upload the .pdf document and any attachments; click [NEXT].

TIP - Supporting documents and proposed orders are uploaded as ATTACHMENTS to the Certification.

STEP 8a        Place a check in the box next to "Refer to existing event(s)?"

TIP - You must link this Certification to the appropriate Motion For Relief From Stay, previously filed.

STEP 8b        The deadline for filing Objections appears in the deadline field; click [NEXT]

STEP 9          Select the category to which your event relates; click [NEXT]

STEP 10        Place a check in the box next to related Motion for Relief from Stay; click [NEXT]

STEP 11        Confirm case name and number; click [NEXT]

STEP 12        Docket text appears; review for accuracy, modify if appropriate; click [NEXT]

TIP - Text of docket entry cannot be modified from this screen.  If an error is made, abort the transaction and begin again. 


Creditor's Certification of Default (related document # and title) filed by Test Attorney on behalf of Test Client. Objection deadline is (date calculates). (test atty)

STEP 13        Notice of Electronic Filing displays