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Avoidance of Liens on Exempt Property

Local Rule Number: 
Rule 4003-2
4000 Series

A debtor’s motion to avoid a lien on exempt property under 11 U.S.C. §522(f) and Bankruptcy Rule 4003(d), shall provide a full legal description of the property, and shall include as an exhibit a copy of the security agreement, judgment or other judicial paper giving rise to the lien and showing recordation information.  The motion shall be served on the affected parties in accordance with Bankruptcy Rule 7004, and pursuant to either Local Rule 9013-1(D)(3)(f) or Local Rule 9073-1, and a certificate of service shall be filed in accordance with Local Rule 2002-1(F).

[Comment: See also Local Rule 5010-1 (reopening case to avoid a judicial lien).]