United States Bankruptcy Court

Northern District of Texas

 

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ECF User Manual

 

 

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What's New?
 

July 7, 2014

Go Live Guide ECF Changes & Updates: Order Dismissing Chapter 13 Case for Failure to Provide Tax Return; Trustee's Notice of Creditor's Change of Payment Address. Form updates: Notice of Deficiency; Notice of Deficiency Re: Conversion of Case.  Tips & Tricks: Schedule I & J

May 16, 2014

Go Live Guide REMINDER: Clerk's Notice, 14-03, Regarding Amendments to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule;  ECF Changes & Updates: Creditor Matrix and Schedules in CLOSED cases; Notice of Appearance; Motion to Dismiss/Withdraw Document

March 28, 2014

Go Live Guide ECF Changes & Updates: BTXN 220: Scheduling Order Regarding Mid-Case Notice of Amount Deemed Necessary to Cure Mortgage Arrearage; Motion to Dismiss Case RE: Failure to Provide Tax Return by 13 Trustee; Chapter 11 Statement of Current Monthly Income; Motion to Restrict Public Access; Notice of Amount Deemed Necessary to Cure

February 4, 2014

Go Live Guide ECF Changes & Updates: REMINDER: Declaration for Electronic Filing event, Order Approving Modification of Plan (Tax Refund); Tips & Tricks: Notice to Individual Consumer Debtor(s), Avoid Filing Mistakes

December 20, 2013

Go Live Guide ECF Changes & Updates: Power of Attorney; Motion to Borrow/Incur Debt; Notice of Dismissal or Stipulated Dismissal in an Adversary Proceeding; Declaration of Bankruptcy Petition Preparer; Motion to Modify Mortgage Loan; Debtor’s Certification and Motion for Entry of Chapter 13 Discharge; Judge-Specific Paper Copy Requirements; Financial Management Certificate (batch) event

November 20, 2013

Go Live Express: Effective December 1, 2013 Certain Official Forms, Miscellaneous Fees, and Rule Changes: Clerk's Notice 13-09, Changes in Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule; Clerk's Notice 13-10, Notice Regarding Revisions to Certain Bankruptcy Forms; Fed. R. Bank. P. 1007(b)(7); Financial Management Course Provider ECF Registration Form; Personal Financial Management Certificate event for Financial Management Course Providers

November 1, 2013

Go Live Guide ECF Changes & Updates: Order Upload (E-Orders) Single Order Upload, Motion for Leave (Not for Appeal Use); Avoiding Filing Mistakes

September 13, 2013

Go Live Guide: ECF Changes & Updates: Notice of Termination of Stay, Motion to Draw Down Retainer, Adversary Proceeding Dismissal regarding 727 Objection to Discharge, Notice Regarding Appeal Paper Record Requirement

August 27, 2013

Go Live Guide Express: This Go Live Express covers information regarding recent District Court Changes.

Appeals Update: Form BTXN 113 Notice Regarding a Record for Bankruptcy Appeal Guidelines; Designation of Record, Assembly of the Record, and Transmittal of the Record.

June 7, 2013

Go Live Guide: ECF Changes & Updates: Sealed Transcripts

May 15, 2013

GoLive Guide Express: Order Upload (E-Orders): Go Live Express: Order Upload (E-Orders): Effective Tuesday, May 28, 2013, The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas will implement Order Upload: E-orders. Order Upload (E-Orders) is a module incorporated into ECF to upload and process proposed orders. This guide provides other important information regarding these features: Single Order Upload; Batch Order Upload; Proposed Order Guidelines: Rejection Policy

April 19, 2013

GoLive Guide: Filing Fee Changes: Clerk’s Notice 13-04, Notice Regarding Claims Transfer Fee; Clerk’s  Notice  13-05,  Notice  Regarding  Bankruptcy  Court  Miscellaneous  Fee  Schedule Increases; ECF Changes & Updates: Motion to Permanently Seal; Motion to Delay/Defer Discharge; Form Updates: BTXN191 Audio/CD Transcript Request; Tips & Tricks: Updated Court Procedures Regarding Cases Eligible for Closing that Contain Paper-Sealed Documents

April 12, 2013

GoLive Guide: ECF Version 5.1 Release: On April 22, 2013, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas will upgrade to ECF Version 5.1. This software upgrade with features that are likely to affect the way you file certain documents, navigate the system, and maintain your ECF account. This guide provides important information regarding these changes.

March 1, 2013

GoLive Guide: ECF Changes & Updates: Withdrawal; Order Granting Debtor's Request for Permanent Exemption from Credit Counseling; First Day Motions; Motion to Reopen Case; Affidavit, Form Update: Notice of Bankruptcy Appeal Guidelines

January 18, 2013

GoLive Guide: ECF Version 5.0 Release: On January 28, 2013, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas will upgrade to CM/ECF Version 5.0. This is a major software upgrade with many new features that are likely to affect the way you file certain documents, navigate the system, and maintain your CM/ECF account. This GoLive Guide provides important information regarding these changes.

January 11, 2013

GoLive Guide: ECF Changes & Updates: Motion to Withdraw as Attorney, Notice of Termination of Stay, Meeting of Creditors Chapter 12 Concluded/Adjourned/Continued, Motion to Compel Tax Return (batch)

November 22, 2012

GoLive Guide: ECF Changes & Updates: Motion to Retain Tax Refund; Motion to Compel Debtor to Turnover Tax Refund; Form Update: Audio/Transcript Order Form BTXN191; Tips & Tricks: Small Business Case

October 5, 2012

GoLive Guide: ECF Changes & Updates: Motion for Relief from Stay Regarding the Debtor's Principal Residence and related Affidavit; Form Update: Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice (Forms BTXN104a and BTXN105a)

August 17, 2012

GoLive Guide: ECF Changes & Updates: Schedules D, E or F, Order Reopening Chapter 7 Case for Failure to File Financial Management Certificate Tips & Tricks: Upload Proposed Order

July 5, 2012

GoLive Guide Express: This Guide covers a modification to the Notice of Mortgage Payment Change event.

These changes are effective as of July 3, 2012.

June 29, 2012

GoLive Guide: ECF Changes & Updates: Motion to Compel; Motion to transfer Case Out of District; Notice of New Lead Counsel within Firm; Certification by a Debtor Who Resides as a Tenant of Residential Property; Tips & Tricks: Certificate of Completion of Financial Management Course; Debtor’s certification and Motion for Entry of Chapter 13 Discharge

 
 

 

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