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Preparation, Filing, and Service of Final Report By Trustee.

Local Rule Number: 
Rule 3009-1
3000 Series

Deadline for Objection to Report of Estate.

(A)       Preparation, Filing, and Service of Final Report By Trustee.  A “Notice of Trustee’s Final Report and Applications for Compensation (NFR)” shall be prepared, filed and served, as may be required under Bankruptcy Rules 2002(a)(6) and 2002(f)(8), by the assigned chapter 7 trustee not later than 14 days after the “Trustee’s Final Report (TFR)” is filed with the court.  A certificate of service of the “Notice of Trustee’s Final Report and Applications for Compensation (NFR)” shall also be filed by the trustee as required under Local Rule 2002-1(F).

(B)       Required Local Form “Trustee’s Summary of Requested Fees and Expenses.”  Local Form “Trustee’s Summary of Requested Fees and Expenses” shall be filed by the trustee within 14 days after the “Trustee’s Final Report (TFR)” is filed with the court.  If the trustee is required to prepare, file and serve the “Notice of Trustee’s Final Report and Applications for Compensation (NFR),” the Local Form “Trustee’s Summary of Requested Fees and Expenses” must also be served along with the “Notice of Trustee’s Final Report and Applications for Compensation (NFR)”.

(C)       Deadline for Objection to Report of Estate.  Any objections to the final report or applications for compensation listed in the “Notice of Trustee’s Final Report and Applications for Compensation (NFR)” shall be filed not later than 21 days after the service of the notice.

[Comment: No notice of the trustee’s final report will be provided to creditors if the net proceeds realized do not exceed the amount set forth in Bankruptcy Rule 2002(f)(8) and if no application for compensation or reimbursement of expenses totals in excess of the amount set forth in Bankruptcy Rule 2002(a)(6).  See also Bankruptcy Rules 2016(a) (copy of fee applications to be served on U.S. Trustee) and 9034(k) (U.S. Trustee’s authority to require notice) and Local Rules 1019-1(J) (deadline for filing postpetition claims), 2002-1(C)(10) (when notice of final accounts and notice of final fee applications required) and 2016-1(C) (deadline for fee applications).]