This service is now being provided as an alternative filing option for those parties not eligible to register for CM/ECF who had to previously file their proofs of claim conventionally (in paper) with the court. A proof of claim may be filed electronically using the electronic proof of claim form.
Review Before Filing
If you are filing a proof of claim electronically for the first time, please read all information provided below BEFORE attempting to file your proof of claim.
As provided under Local Rules 3001-1(A), 5005-4(B)(3) and 5005-4(D), a claim filed electronically on this court’s website shall constitute the filer’s approved signature and have the same force and effect as if the individual signed a paper copy of the document. Documents required to be verified or contain an unsworn declaration that are filed electronically shall be treated, for all purposes (both civil and criminal, including penalties for perjury), the same as though signed or subscribed.
You must remove certain personal information from all documents before electronically submitting the proof of claim form. See the notice below and Local Rule 5005-1(A)(2).
Important Notice of Redaction Responsibility
All filers must redact Social Security or taxpayer-identification numbers, dates of birth, names of minor children, and financial account numbers in compliance with Bankruptcy Rule 9037. This requirement applies to all documents, including attachments.
Penalty for filing fraudulent claim: Fine of up to $500,000 or imprisonment for up to 5 years, or both [18 U.S.C. § 152 and 3571].
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