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Contested Matters

Local Rule Number: 
Rule 9014-1
9000 Series

(A)       Local Rule 7026-1, regarding discovery, is applicable to all contested matters.

(B)       In a contested matter, the party to whom a request is directed under Bankruptcy Rules 9014(c) and 7034 must respond in writing within 14 days after being served.

[Comment (A): See also Local Rules 4001-1(G) (discovery in stay relief matters), 5071-1, 9013-1, 9019-1, 9073-1, 9074-1, and 9075-1 (motions and hearings).  Comment (B):  The 14-day deadline to respond to a document request applies only to contested matters.  The deadline to respond to a document request in an adversary proceeding remains as set forth in Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 34(b)(2); see also Local Rule 2004-1(B) (creating a 14-day deadline to respond to document requests made pursuant to Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 2004).]