Motion for Recusal
For instructions on filing a Motion for Recusal in an adversary case, click here.
STEP 1 Click on Bankruptcy
STEP 2 Click on Motions/Applications
STEP 3 Enter case number; click [NEXT]
STEP 4 Select Recusal from drop down list; 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 8a Drop down menu displays; Select Judge to be Recused
STEP 8b A Hearing Information screen displays. Use the Click Here link to find the judge's hearing dates. Enter a date, time and location; click [NEXT]
STEP 9 Confirm case information; click [NEXT]
STEP 10 Docket text displays. Review for accuracy. If modification is necessary, abort the transaction and begin again. Modifications cannot be made on this screen.
SAMPLE DOCKET TEXT
Motion to Recuse [judge selection] filed by Test Attorney on behalf of Test Client. Hearing scheduled for [date, time, location]. (test atty)
STEP 11 Notice of Electronic Filing displays.