Motion to Compel

DO NOT use this event if your pleading is to Compel Abandonment.  Use the event of the same name which requires a fee and contains special programming features related to the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA). 

For instructions on filing a Motion to Compel 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 Compel 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 8a        A Hearing Information screen displays.  Use the Click Here link to find the judge's hearing dates.  Enter a date, time and location.

STEP 8b        In the variable box, enter what is being compelled.  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.


Motion to Compel [variable box text] filed by Test Attorney on behalf of Test Client.  Hearing Scheduled for [date, time, location, judge]. (test atty)

STEP 11        Notice of Electronic Filing displays.