The top margin of the FIRST PAGE must be four (4) inches. All other pages of the order will have a top margin of one inch.
To assist the Court in verifying that the “entire” body of the submitted order has been properly transmitted, the LAST LINE in the order must be three (3)pound symbols (###), centered in the middle of the page, to indicate the order is completed.
A line for the date and a signature line for the Judge is omitted. All lines in the body of the order should be omitted. All orders will be signed electronically by the Judge in the space provided within the top margin on the first page.
All orders prepared by legal counsel shall indicate the name of the law firm, name and bar number of the attorney responsible for the order, mailing address and phone number for the firm and, if desired, the fax number and/ore-mail address. This information shall be included on the order after the line containing the three (3) pound symbols.
All proposed orders shall contain the language “The Movant Shall Notify All Interested Parties Of This Order”.
The fonts used with Adobe Acrobat Writer version 3 or 4 must be Courier, Helvetica, or Times New Roman
(Regular, bold, italic, and bold italic). The fonts used with Adobe Acrobat Writer version 5 must
be Arial, Courier, or Times New Roman (Regular, bold, italic, and bold italic). Other fonts will
not process correctly through the court's noticing center.
1 Select "Bankruptcy" for Bankruptcy Case or "Adversary" for Adversary Case
2 Select Order Upload
3 Select Upload Single
4 Type in Case Number
5 Type in the Docket Entry Number or Click next
6 If you know the document number of the pleading the order is related to you can click in
the related document number field and type the number. If you do not know the related
document number click "next" to continue then you must select a related category to continue.
You should select the category to which your
pleading relates, you may also enter a range of filed dates, and a range of document numbers or
you may also leave the ranges blank and choose all the categories by holding down the control
key while highlighting all the categories. Then click next.
7 A list of all of the pleadings appear on the screen. Click in the check box next to the
specific pleading to which the order is related. Then click next to continue. If an Order
has already been uploaded for the document you referenced, a screen will appear. You
will need to choose whether or not to replace the previously uploaded order.
Replacement would normally be the case, however, there are instances when more than
one order will relate to an underlying pleading; such as Objection to Claims, etc... Click
the radio button to replace the original order. Then click next to continue.
8 Select the arrow key on the Order Type box. Choose ExParte if no hearing is required
Expedited, Hearing Held, Hearing Scheduled or Other. If you choose Hearing Held, you
need to type in the date the Hearing was held. If you type in Hearing Scheduled, you need
to type in the date the Hearing is Scheduled.
9 Browse, verify and attach the PDF file of your Order.
10 Click next. An upload success message appears. The pdf file name is the Court's name.
You can click on the file name to view the E-Order.
11 Save the Notice of Electronic Submission of the Order. You exit the E-Order submission
Process by Clicking on any ECF Main Menu bar selection.
12 Click Do it again to load another order.
Please review Proposed Order Formatting Requirements to help eliminate upload errors.