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Filing Proof of Claim or Interest in Chapter 11 Cases

Local Rule Number: 
Rule 3003-1
3000 Series

(A)       Deadline.  Unless otherwise ordered by the court and except as provided by 11 U.S.C. §502(b)(9), the deadline for filing a proof of claim or interest required by Bankruptcy Rule 3003(c)(2) shall be 70 days after entry of the order for relief, or in a dismissed case, 70 days after entry of the order reinstating case. Notice of this deadline shall be provided, pursuant to Bankruptcy Rules 2002(a)(7) and 2002(f)(3) and Local Rule 2002-1(C)(1), in the §341 or post-conversion meeting notice.

[Comment: See 11 U.S.C. §502(b)(9) (claims deadline for governmental units).]

(B)       [Abrogated]

(C)       Deadline for Claims Arising from Rejection of Contracts or Leases.  Unless otherwise ordered by the court, any proof of claim arising pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §502(g), from the rejection of executory contract or unexpired lease, must be filed on or before the latest of: i) the time for filing a proof of claim pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 3002(c) or Local Rule 3002-1(A), whichever is applicable; ii) 30 days after the entry of the order compelling or approving the rejection of the contract or lease; or iii) 30 days after the effective date of the rejection of the contract or lease.  The order of rejection shall contain the notice mandated by Local Rule 6006-1.

[Comment: See Bankruptcy Rule 3002(c)(4) (deadline for claims arising from rejection).]

[Comment: See Local Rule 6006-1 (deadline notice to be included in orders rejecting executory contracts).]

☞2020 Amendment:  Local Rule 3003-1 is amended to modify deadlines for filing proof of claims, adopted by Administrative Order 20-03.