Rule 1002-1 Petition - General.

(a)     Unsigned Petition. The clerk must accept for filing any petition in bankruptcy. If a petition is not signed by either the petitioner or counsel, a signed document must be filed within seven (7) days or the petition may be dismissed. The clerk will notify the party of the deficiency and the deadline by which the deficiency must be cured.

(b)      Petition Submitted by Facsimile. A petition may not be filed by facsimile unless prior approval has been obtained from the court. The court will not approve a filing by facsimile except in an emergency, as determined by the court.

Part I - Commencement of Case; Proceedings Relating to Petition and Order for Relief