Rule 9013-1 Motion Practice.

(a)     Title of Motion and Answer.  The title of each motion must identify the party filing the motion and the nature of the relief sought. Any answer filed must identify the party filing the answer and the motion to which the party is responding. The answer must include in the caption the docket number reference of the document to which the party is responding.

(b)     Orders to Accompany Motions.  Each motion must be accompanied by a proposed form of order which, if entered by the court, would grant the relief sought by the motion in accordance with the procedures set forth in the Miscellaneous Order 5:05-mp-50007 and the Administrative Procedures available on the court’s website (www.pamb.uscourts.gov).

(c)     Service of Motion - Generally.  Unless service is made electronically through the ECF system, the moving party must serve a copy of its motion and attachments on the following:

          (1)     the respondent;

          (2)     the debtor;

          (3)     any committee appointed pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 1102; and

          (4)     such other entities as the court may direct.

(d)     Service of Motion to Dismiss or Convert.  Unless service is made electronically through the ECF system, the moving party must serve a copy of a motion to dismiss or convert a case to another chapter on the debtor and on debtor’s counsel, in addition to those parties listed in paragraph (c).

(e)     Service of Motion Against Counsel.  Unless service is made electronically through the ECF system, the moving party must serve a copy of a motion seeking sanctions or other relief against a party’s counsel on the party and on counsel.

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Part IX - General Provisions