Submitting Proposed Orders via E-Mail


If directed by chambers staff, or if you are a limited access user submitting an order on payment of unclaimed funds, submit the proposed order via e-mail.


Please read the Electronic Filing Procedures, section 7.6 for important information.  


Please also take notice of Judge Jacobvitz's Top Twenty Reasons Orders are Returned

Formatting Requirements

  1. Attach the proposed order as an MS Word or Corel WordPerfect file to a transmittal e-mail.

Note:  Orders submitted in other formats, such as PDF, RTF, or DAT, cannot be accepted.


  1. Include the bankruptcy or adversary case number in the subject line of the e-mail.


  1. Include the signature block for the judge at the end of the body of the order.


  1. Format the signature line of submitting attorney as in the following example:


    Submitted by:

    s/ submitted electronically                        

    Elena Springer

    Attorney for Debtor

    123 First Street NW

    Albuquerque, NM  87102-0123

    Telephone:  505-333-1111

    Facsimile:  505-333-1119


  1. Format the approval of counsel as in the following example:


    Telephonically approved on 10/2/08           

    John Smith, Attorney for First Fidelity Bank

    PO Box 5678

    Roswell, NM 88202

    Telephone:  (505)454-1111

    Facsimile:  (505)454-1112


  1. Submit the proposed order to the appropriate judge:


    Judge Jacobvitz — (one order per e-mail message).  

    Judge Thuma -

Returned Orders

If the order will not be entered, you will be notified by return e-mail. If you have questions, please e-mail the judge's chambers using the e-mail addresses noted above or call (505) 348-2420 for Judge Thuma's chambers or 505-348-2545 for Judge Jacobvitz's chambers.