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.


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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.