Answering a Complaint     04/28/2004




Procedure for filing an answer to a complaint in an adversary case.




      1. Select Adversary

      2. Select Answers

      3. Select Complaint, 3rd, cross, counter

      4. Enter case number and click Next

      5. Verify correct case number and caption

      6. Indicate if this is a joint filing with another attorney(s)

      1. Select Additional attorneys if appropriate

      1. Select Party or Add/Create Party

        • The Party Attorney Association screen may display.  Indicate the party you represent.

      1. Check the Include box that identifies the Complaint you are answering and click Next

      2. Browse, verify and attach the Answer (pdf file)  

        • Attach supporting documents, if applicable.

      1. Indicate if  your answer contains a Third-Party, Cross-claim, or Counterclaim

      2. Specify and click Next

      3. Confirm the identity of the Complaint you are answering and click Next

      4. Certificate of Service Included?

      5. Specify and click Next

      1. Modify docket text as appropriate

WARNING: Verify filing entry information is correct before submitting the Final Docket Text.


      1. Save the Notice of Electronic Filing.