Rule 3015-3 Chapter 12 or Chapter 13 -Confirmation Hearing.

(a)     Chapter 13 Pre-Confirmation Certifications.  Debtor must submit to the chapter 13 trustee a Pre-Confirmation Certification in conformity with L.B.F. 3015-3(a) and a Certification Regarding Domestic Support Obligations in conformity with L.B.F. 3015-3(b), if applicable, at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the time of the hearing.

(b)     Chapter 12 Pre-Confirmation Certifications.  Debtor must submit to the chapter 12 trustee a Pre-Confirmation Certification in conformity with L.B.F. 3015-3(c) certifying compliance with 11 U.S.C. § 1225(a)(7).

(c)     Appearances at Hearing.  Neither the debtor nor debtor’s counsel need appear at the confirmation hearing if:

          (1)     No objections to the chapter 13 plan have been timely filed or any timely filed objections have been withdrawn; and

          (2)     The Pre-Confirmation Certifications have been filed in conformity with L.B.R. 3015-3(a).

If neither the debtor nor debtor’s counsel appear at the hearing under this subsection and a party in interest appears and is permitted to lodge an untimely objection, the court will reschedule the hearing on confirmation. Otherwise, debtor and debtor’s counsel must attend all scheduled confirmation hearings.

(c)     Payment of Filing Fee.  The entire case filing fee must be paid prior to the confirmation of any chapter 13 plan. Provided, the requirements of this subparagraph may be waived by the court, upon motion for cause.

Part: 
Part III - Claims and Distribution to Creditors and Equity Interest Holders; Plans