Joint Administration

Rev. 05/10/19
Joint Administration – FRBR 1015(b) LBR 1015-1(a) - If a joint petition, or two or more petitions are pending in the same court by or against (1) spouses, or (2) a partnership and one or more of its general partners, (3) two or more general partners, or (4) a debtor and an affiliate, the court may order a joint administration of the estates. A joint administration of bankruptcy case combines two or more cases in the interest of efficiency and economy. Cases will be administered through a single docket (lead case). It does not involve pooling of assets and liabilities of separate estates which are being jointly administered.
Claims are filed and maintained separately in all case(s).
This filing should be accompanied by the Motion/Pleading, Notice of Motion, and a Proposed Order.  When required by Local Bankruptcy Rule 9013-3, a Certificate of Service must also be filed.
For order format, please see Proposed Orders

Codes, Rules and Forms:

Bankruptcy Code:


Bankruptcy Rule:


Local Rule:


Local  Form:


CM/ECF Event(s):
            Motions/Applications, Joint Administration
I.     Noticing:

       A.       Type:                  Passive - 21 day language

       B.       Who Serves:      Movant

       C.       Service:             D, DA, T and/or UST, L20, COMM, P, All Secured Creditors