Open an MP Case - Registration of Foreign Proceeding

 

Step 1.     Select Adversary.

Step 2.     Select Open an MP Case-Registration of Foreign Proceeding.

Step 3.     Select the office from the drop down. 

Step 4.     Answer “Yes” or “No” as to whether you are filing a complaint to open the MP.  Click Next.

Step 5.     Select the association type from the drop down.  Click Next.

Step 6.     View the assigned division for your case.  Click Next.

Step 7.     Select “Yes” or “No” from the dropdown as to whether you are the lead attorney on the case.  Click Next.

Step 8.     Search for a party by entering the last/business name and selecting the Search button.  If the name and address of the party are found and match exactly, 
                 click the select name from list button and skip to Step 10.  If the plaintiff is not found, click the Create new party button.   

Step 9.     Enter the party’s information (NOTE: Leave the country field blank). 

Step 10.   Select from the dropdown the role of the party. 

Step 11.   Add any aliases and/or corporate parent/affiliates, if applicable.  Click submit.

Step 12.   Repeat Steps 8-11 if you are entering multiple parties.  If you have no more parties, click the End Party Selection button. 

Step 13.   Search for a defendant by entering the last/business name and selecting the Search button.  If the name and address of the plaintiff are
                 found and match exactly, click the select name from list button and skip to Step 10.  If the plaintiff is not found, click the Create new party button.   

Step 14.   Enter the defendant’s information (Please leave the country field blank). 

Step 15.   Select from the dropdown the role of the defendant in the lead bankruptcy case. 

Step 16.   Add any aliases and/or corporate parent/affiliates, if applicable.  Click submit.

Step 17.   Repeat Steps 13-16 if you are entering multiple defendants.  If you have no more defendants, click the End Defendant Selection button. 

Step 18.   Select from the drop down answers to the information below.  Click Next.

                 a)     Party Code;
                 b)     Class Action;
                 c)     Jury Demand;
                 d)     Demand Amount, if applicable;
                 e)     State law;
                  f)     Nature(s) of suit

Step 19.     Browse, verify and attach the document ( PDF file).  Click the “Yes” radio button next to attachments to documents if 
                   uploading attachment(s).  Click Next.  NOTE:  Don’t forget to upload your cover sheet!

Step 20.     Attach supporting documents, if applicable.  Click Next.

Step 21.     View fee amount.  Click Next.

Step 22.     Add the exact pleading title in the docket text box (if differs from docket text).  Click Next.

Step 23.     Confirm data on final docket text screen.  Submitting this screen commits the transaction.  You will have no further opportunity to modify
                   the submission if you continue.  Click Next.