Creditor's Certification of Default

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/Lease.  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 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 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