Motion to Reconsider

If this is a Motion to Reconsider Dismissal of the Case, CM/ECF will automatically transmit this 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. 

See also  DNJ LBR 9013-1(h)

For instructions on filing a Motion to Reconsider 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 Reconsider 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 8         Screen displays, Refer to Existing Event?.  If yes, place a check in the box and the next screen will ask you to place a check in the box next to the appropriate event.

Screen also displays,  Is Motion to Reconsider for Dismissal of Case?, select Yes or No radio button; click [NEXT]

STEP 9         Place checkmark next to the category to which your event relates ; click [NEXT]

STEP 10       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 11       Confirm case information; click [NEXT]

STEP 12       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 Reconsider (related document name and #) filed by Test Attorney on behalf of Test Client.  Hearing scheduled for [date, time, location]. (test atty)

STEP 13        Notice of Electronic Filing displays.