MOTION FOR DEFAULT
The plaintiff must file, and serve on the defendant, a motion for default judgment within 45 days after the answer date has passed with no response from the defendant. A judgment by default against the defendant may be entered seven (7) days after the motion has been served on the defendant (LBR 7055-1).
Lack of Prosecution – An adversary complaint may be dismissed if neither a response nor a motion for default judgment has been filed within 45 days after the response date to the complaint (LBR 7055-1). A 30 day notice will be given by the clerk to each party whose claim is to be dismissed and to the counsel of record, if any.
Codes, Rules and Forms:
Motions/Applications/Contested Matters, Default Judgment