1. Submission of Proposed Order Upon Filing
If a proposed order is required to be submitted to the Court, an Electronic Filer in the Eastern District of Texas must submit the proposed order as an attachment to the main document at the time of filing.
2. Submission of Agreed and Court-Directed Orders and Judgments
The submission of orders and judgments to the Court, whether by agreement of the parties prior to a scheduled hearing or trial, or pursuant to a directive of the Court issued at the conclusion of a hearing or trial, shall be accomplished by electronic means:
(a) For judgments or orders pertaining to adversary proceedings, the “Upload for Agreed and Court-Directed Orders and Judgments” link in the “Adversary Event” section of the System should be used.
(b) For orders pertaining to contested matters, the “Upload for Agreed and Court-Directed Orders” link in the “Bankruptcy Event” section of the System should be used.
3. Submission Prior to Hearing
If an agreed order or judgment which completely resolves all matters in dispute is submitted to the Court by electronic means at any time prior to a scheduled hearing or trial, the scheduled hearing or trial shall be canceled and the attendance of the parties at that scheduled hearing or trial shall be excused.
Any type of order or judgment submitted by electronic means in the Eastern District shall be submitted in a traditional format, concluding with an open space of not less than 1.5 inches in length for the affixing of the judge's signature. This space shall be in lieu of the traditional dateline and signature block.