MOTION FOR JOINT ADMINISTRATION
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) a husband and wife, (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).
The filing should be accompanied by the Motion, Notice of Motion, Proposed Order, and Certificate of Service.
For order format, please see Proposed Orders
Motions/Application/Contested Matters, Joint Administration
A. Type: Passive - 21 day language
B. Who Serves: Movant