This section demonstrates the steps necessary to Upload a Creditor Matrix in CM/ECF.
STEP 1: Click on the 'Bankruptcy' link at the top of the CM/ECF menu bar.
STEP 2: When the 'Bankruptcy Events' menu displays, click on 'Creditor Maintenance.'
STEP 3: Creditor Maintenance.
You will now be presented with three options: 'Enter individual creditors', 'Upload list of creditors file', and ‘Edit Creditors.’ Click on ‘Upload list of creditors file.’
STEP 4: Case Number Screen
Enter the case number for the case to which the matrix is related.
STEP 5: The Load Creditor Information Screen
Click on the 'Choose File' button. You will now be prompted to browse for your document.
Click ‘Next' to Continue.
NOTE: CM/ECF only accepts text files for matrices. In order to successfully upload your matrix, it must be a text (.txt) file. For information and/or assistance on converting documents to .txt files, please visit Technical Tips.
STEP 6: The Total Creditors Entered Screen: On this screen, you will be able to view the total number of creditors CM/ECF found from your matrix. Click ‘Submit’ to complete your transaction.