These instructions assume you have already accessed and logged into CM/ECF (see How to Access CM/ECF).
References: L.R. 3001-1(b)
Enter Case # and click [Next]
Select [Transfer/Assignment of Claim] and click [Next]
The Select the Party screen displays
Verify that you have entered the correct case number
If the name of the filing party is listed, click on the name, then click [Next] to continue
If the name of the filing party is not listed, click Add/Create New Party
Click [Browse] to select the PDF of the document, then click the "Yes" button if you have additional any attachments (i.e. Certificate of Service)
To add additional attachment(s):
Click [Browse] and select the document. In the "Description" field type a description of the document (i.e. Certificate of Service). Click [Add to List].
To add additional documents, repeat as needed, and click [Next] when completed.
An Instruction page will appear to:
Prompt you to select the applicable Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure relating to this transfer [either 3001(e)(1), (2), (3), or (4)].
Prompt you to go to creditor maintenance to add the Transferor if not found.
Inform you that if a claims agent has been assigned to the case, you will receive a warning message that the creditor has not filed a claim.
Click [Next] to continue
A screen will appear prompting you to do the following:
Choose the transfer type ~ 3001(e)(1), (2), (3), or (4).
Search for transferee. Type the name of the transferee in the designated box and click "Search Creditors" to see if the transferee is already a creditor in the case. You can also leave the box blank and click "Search Creditors" to see a listing of all creditors in the case. If the transferee is not found, click "Add New Creditor" and proceed with entering the transferee's name and address.
Search for transferor. Type the name
of the transferor in the designated box and click "Search Creditors".
You can also leave the box blank and click "Search Creditors" to see a listing
of all creditors. Multiple
transferor names can be added if the same transferee is filing multiple
Since the creditor has filed a claim, their name should appear, as should their claim number; however, if the case has a Claims Agent, no record of the claim will appear in the Court's database. If the case has a Claims Agent, you will need to do as instructed on the instruction page: you must first add the Transferor to the Court database. To do this, click [Bankruptcy], [Creditor Maintenance], [Enter individual creditors], and enter the Transferor name and address. Once this is done, you may then proceed with filing the Transfer of Claim. Note: when you select the Transferor, you will receive a warning message that the creditor has not filed a claim.
The claim number field will automatically populate unless the claim is not in the Court's database (i.e. a Claims Agent has been assigned to the case).
Click [Next] to continue
You may receive a blank screen; if so, click [Next]
Final Docket Text screen displays.
Proof this screen carefully! No further editing is allowed after this screen. If the docket text is correct, click [Next] to submit.
If any part of the docket text is incorrect, click the browser [Back] button to return to the screen you need to correct. Then process the screens again with the respective [Next] or [Submit] buttons.
NOTE: To abort or restart the transaction at any time up until the final docket text screen, click the Bankruptcy or Adversary hyperlink on the Menu Bar.
The Notice of Electronic Filing screen displays.
Print a copy of this notice by clicking the browser [Print] button.
NOTE: You must enter your PACER login and password to view any documents or reports or perform any queries.
Posted: February 8, 2007