Designation of Record

This event is used to file the Appellant's Designation of Record or an Amended/Supplemental Appellant's Designation of Record.  If you are filing the Appellee's designation of additional items please use the Appellee's Designation of Record - Counter Designation event.

For instructions on filing a Designation of Record in a bankruptcy case, click here.

NOTE: If the Statement of Issues is filed with the Designation of Record, it must be uploaded and filed as one document.

CAUTION: Upload the Designation (and Statement of Issues if applicable) ONLY. DO NOT upload copies of items designated.

STEP  1       Choose Adversary from main menu

STEP  2       Choose Appeal category

STEP  3        Enter case number; click [NEXT]

STEP  4       Select Designation of Record 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 party or click [ADD/CREATE PARTY]; click [NEXT]

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 PDF file, click [NEXT]

TIP - The document that is uploaded should contain the Designation of Record (and the Statement of Issues, if applicable) ONLY - DO NOT upload copies of the designated items as attachments.

STEP 8          Select Category to which your event relates, place a check in the box next to the related document. The deadline for transmission of the record to District Court appears automatically. "Transmission of Record Due Date" displays; click [NEXT]

STEP 9          Place a check in the box next to the Appellant Designation Due deadline; click [NEXT]

STEP 10        Docket text appears; select applicable prefix, if any: e.g. Amended; review for accuracy; click [NEXT]

TIP - Other than the selection of a prefix, text of docket entry cannot be modified from this screen.  If an error is made, abort the transaction and begin again.


Designation of Record On Appeal (related document # and title) Filed by Test Attorney on behalf of Test Client. Transmission of Record due (date calculates). (test atty)

STEP 11        Final docket text appears; click [NEXT] to submit

TIP - This is last opportunity to change information or abort transaction.

STEP 12        Notice of Electronic Filing displays.