APPLICATION FOR WAIVER OF CHAPTER 7 FILING FEE

 

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. 

 

See also Forms gray_right.gif Official Form gray_right.gifForm 3B Application to Waive Chapter 7 Filing Fee; and Local Mandatory Form Order on Debtors Application for Waiver of Chapter 7 Filing Fee

 


 

STEP 1           Select Bankruptcy from main menu

 

STEP 2           Select Motions/Applications category

 

STEP 3           Enter case number; click [NEXT]

 

STEP 4           Select Waiver of Ch 7 Filing Fee  from drop down menu; click [NEXT]

 

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

 

STEP 6           Select the Party or click Add/Create New Party; click [NEXT]

 

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 (ie: Certificate of Service, Proposed Order); click [NEXT]

 

TIP - Be sure to upload the correct .pdf.  After Browsing your files, right click on your file name and select open from the pop up menu.  If you upload the wrong .pdf and notice the error while you are still on this screen, highlight the file name and click REMOVE from the list.

 

STEP 8          Confirm case information; click [NEXT]

 

STEP 9          Docket text displays.  The entry cannot be modified on this screen.  If modification is necessary, use the [BACK] button on your browser.

 

SAMPLE DOCKET ENTRY

 

Application For Waiver of Chapter 7 Filing Fee (IFP) Filed by Test Attorney  on behalf of Test Client. (test atty)

 

STEP 10        Notice of Electronic Filing displays.