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Pleading and Responding to Jury Trial Demand

Local Rule Number: 
Rule 9015-1
9000 Series

(A)       Title of Pleading.  If the complaint, answer or other pleading includes a demand for a jury trial, the words “Demand for Jury Trial” shall be included in the title of the pleading.

(B)       Deadline to File Statement of Consent.  Parties may consent to have a jury trial conducted by a bankruptcy judge under 28 U.S.C. §157(e), by jointly or separately filing a statement of consent within the latter of 14 days of service of a demand for jury trial or, if contained in the complaint, the deadline for filing an answer or other responsive pleading.