Summons (AP)

Updated 11/10/2021

In General

The summons is the notice which accompanies the complaint, advising of the names of the parties, the time limits for responding to the complaint and the details of the scheduling conference.  When completing the summons, refer to the CHAP Chamber Presets Report for available scheduling conference dates. (Click here for more information about hearing presets.)


Summons and Notice of Scheduling Conference in an Adversary Proceeding (H2500B) 

Step-by-Step Instructions

  • Select Adversary > Complaint & Summons.
  • Enter Case Number.
  • Select Summons (AP).
  • Click Browse/File and upload PDF of the summons.
  • Carefully read the message that displays: Enter name of each defendant at prompt Summons Issued on. Use date of filing (today) for issue date.
  • Select the appropriate defendants upon which the summons was issued.  Press and hold [Ctrl] key to select multiple parties.
  • From the drop-down list of preset hearings, select the Scheduling Conference date stated on your summons .
  • Modify docket text, if appropriate.
  • Verify final docket text.  Click Next to complete the filing.
  • The Notice of Electronic Filing displays.  This is the verification that the document has been electronically filed.