Convert Ch. 7 to 13/Sua Sponte Order

Rev. 09/30/14
MOTION TO CONVERT CHAPTER 7 TO CHAPTER 13/SUA SPONTE ORDER
 
Overview:
 
11 U.S.C. Section 706(a) gives the debtor the one-time absolute right of conversion to a case under this chapter to a case under chapter 11, 12 or 13 (no fee due). (** Marrama vs. Citizens Bank of MA ruling a notice will need to be sent**). 
 
The Judge may convert a case without a motion or election being filed. Filing fee is not required.
 
The filing should be accompanied by the Motion, Certificate of Service and a Proposed Order. For order format, please see Proposed Orders
 
 
Codes, Rules and Forms:
 
Bankruptcy Code:
Bankruptcy Rule:
Local Rule:
None
Local Form:
None
 

** Marrama vs. Citizens Bank of MA ruling a notice will need sent**
 
 
CM/ECF Event(s):
            Motions/Application/Contested Matters, Convert Case
 
 
I.     Noticing:
 

       A.       Type:                Semi-Passive - 14 day language

       B.       Who Serves:    Court

       C.       Service:           Matrix