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RULE 7001-1. ADVERSARY PROCEEDINGS - GENERAL

Chapter: 
PART VII. ADVERSARY PROCEEDINGS

A.      Applicability of Neb. R. Bankr. P. 9013-1 to Adversary Proceedings.  In adversary proceedings, Neb. R. Bankr. P. 9013-1 applies to all motions except those motions listed in Appendix "A," and service is required on all parties appearing in the adversary proceeding.

B.      Motion to Dismiss Adversary Proceeding Concerning Discharge or Dischargeability of a Debt.  A motion to dismiss an adversary proceeding which seeks to bar discharge under 11 U.S.C. § 727 or to except a debt from discharge under 11 U.S.C. § 523 shall set forth the consideration, terms, and conditions under which the pleading is being withdrawn or dismissed.  A motion to dismiss an adversary proceeding which seeks to bar discharge shall be served upon the adverse party, the trustee, if any, and upon the United States Trustee pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 7041, with notice of a resistance date established pursuant to Neb. R. Bank. P. 9013-1.

C.      Applicability of Fed. R. Civ. P. 16 to Adversary Proceedings.  Unless otherwise ordered by the Court sua sponte, or upon motion filed pursuant to Neb. R. Bankr. P. 9013-1, Fed. R. Civ. P. 16(b) shall not apply in adversary proceedings.  The Court will continue its practice of entering a pretrial order which shall require the filing of a joint preliminary pretrial statement by a date certain.

D.      Applicability of Fed. R. Civ. P. 26 to Adversary Proceedings.  Fed. R. Civ. P. 26, excepting subsections (d) and (f), shall apply in adversary proceedings.  Disclosures required by Rule 26(a)(1) shall be made within 45 days after the answer is filed.