Chapter 12 Plan

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.

STEP 1          Click on Bankruptcy

STEP 2          Click on Plan

STEP 3          Enter case number; click [NEXT]

STEP 4         Select Chapter 12 Plan 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          A Confirmation Hearing Information screen displays.  DO NOT  set a hearing.  The court will set the hearing; click [NEXT]

STEP 9          Screen displays, Is this a Modified Plan?  NOTE the default YES.  If you accept the default, the next screen displays radio buttons: Before Confirmation and After Confirmation. 

If this is not a modified plan, place a check in the No radio button; click [NEXT]

STEP 10        Docket text displays.  Other than a selection from the prefix box, the entry cannot be modified on this screen.  If modification is necessary, abort the transaction and begin aga


[Prefix selection if appropriate] Chapter 12 Plan filed by Test Attorney on behalf of Test Client. (test atty)

STEP 11        Notice of Electronic Filing displays.