Objection to Claim

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 e:filing. 

Before starting this event, determine the claim number by clicking on Reports on the main CM/ECF menu and selecting Claims Register. 

See also, D.N.J. L.B.R. 3007-1.

STEP 1           Click on Bankruptcy

STEP 2           Click on Claim Actions

STEP 3           Enter the case number; click [NEXT] 

STEP 4           Select Objection to Claim 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 and click [NEXT] 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; click [NEXT]

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

STEP 8          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          Highlight the claim number; click [NEXT] 

STEP 10       Confirm case information; click [NEXT]

STEP 11       Docket text displays.  Review for accuracy.  If modification is necessary, abort the transaction and begin again.  Modifications cannot be made on this screen.


Objection to Claim 10 filed by Test Attorney on behalf of Test Client.  Hearing scheduled for [date, time, location]. (test atty)

STEP 12        Notice of Electronic Filing displays.