PART VII. ADVERSARY PROCEEDINGS
|7001-1 Adversary Proceedings - General
7003-1 Adversary Proceeding Cover Sheet
7005-2 Filing of Discovery Materials
7026-1 Discovery - General
7033-1 Discovery - Interrogatories
7036-1 Discovery - Requests for Admission
7037-1 Discovery - Disputes
7054-1 Costs - Taxation/Payment
7055-1 Default - Involuntary Dismissal of Settled Cases
7056-1 Summary Judgment
Notwithstanding Fed. R. Bankr. P. 7001(2) and (9), a debtor may request by a motion a determination that a judgment lien has not attached to debtor's homestead but only if the request is joined with a motion to avoid lien under 11 U.S.C. § 522(f)(1)(A). See Local Rule 4003-1.
All adversary complaints shall include an Adversary Cover Sheet (Director's Form B104).
Unless otherwise ordered or required pursuant to this rule, parties to an adversary proceeding shall not file notices of or requests for discovery or responses thereto.
Rules 26(a)(1), 26(a)(2), 26(a)(3), and 26(f) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as incorporated by Fed. R. Bankr. P. 7026 shall be applicable in adversary proceedings filed in this court. The timing of all disclosures under these Rules shall be determined by separate orders entered in each proceeding. Except as limited by Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(a), the parties may engage in discovery before the scheduling conference.
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Rule 7033-1 DISCOVERY - INTERROGATORIES
A party serving interrogatories shall, after each interrogatory, leave a reasonable amount of space for the response. The person preparing the answers to interrogatories shall use the space provided and any necessary attachment sheets.
A party serving requests for admission shall, after each request, leave a reasonable amount of space for the response. The person preparing the answers shall use the space provided and any necessary attachment sheets.
Upon notice to the court that an adversary proceeding has been settled, the parties shall file within 30 days thereafter such papers as are required to dispose of the proceeding. Upon failure to file the papers, the court may order the dismissal of the action without further notice and without prejudice of the right of any party to seek relief from the order of dismissal. For voluntary dismissals of objections to discharge, see Local Rule 4004-2.