Certification of Direct Appeal to Court of Appeals

See Official Form B24 Certification to Court of Appeals.

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.

For instructions on filing a Certification of Direct Appeal to Court of Appeals in a bankruptcy case, click here.

STEP 1           Select Adversary from main menu

STEP 2           Select Appeals category

STEP 3           Enter case number; click [NEXT]

STEP 4           Select Certification of Direct Appeal to Court of Appeals 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

TIP - If this is the first time you are appearing on behalf of this party, you will be asked to create an association between the attorney and client on the next screen as shown below:

Please be aware that unchecking the association check box will prevent you from receiving Notices of Electronic Filing in this case.

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

TIP - Supporting documents such as a Certificate of Service or a Proposed Order should be uploaded as an attachment to the main pleading

STEP 8           Confirm case information; click [NEXT]

STEP 9           Docket text displays; click [NEXT]


Certification of Direct Appeal to Court of Appeals filed by Test Attorney on behalf of Test Client. (test atty)

STEP 10         Notice of Electronic Filing displays.