Local Rule 1001-1 Local Rules - General (2014)

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(a) Scope and Citation. Title 11 ("the Code") and portions of titles 18 and 28 of the United States Code, the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure ("Fed. R. Bankr. P."), the Rules of Practice of the United States District Court for the District of Utah ("DUCivR"), these Local Rules of Practice of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah ("Local Rules"), and all standing orders of the court issued under Local Rule 1001-2(a), govern cases, proceedings, and practice before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah ("court"). These Local Rules should be cited as "Bankr. D. Ut. LBR ____" or "Local Rule_____."

(b) Availability. Copies of these Local Rules, with appendices, are available from the courts website, www.utb.uscourts.gov, and from the clerk's office for a reasonable charge to be determined by the clerk. Upon admission to the bar of the United States District Court for the District of Utah, each attorney will be provided a copy of these Local Rules, with appendices, in force at the time of admission. Attorneys admitted pursuant to Local Rule 2090-1(b) and individuals appearing without an attorney will be provided a copy of these Local Rules upon request and payment to the clerk of the appropriate fee.

(c) Amendments to the Local Rules. The court may amend these Local Rules subject to DUCivR 83-7.4. The court will provide notice of proposed amendments and, after a comment period to be determined by the court, notice of the effective date of the approved amendments.

(d) Definition of Words of Authority. As used in these Local Rules, the following words of authority have the meaning indicated:

must = is required to
must not = is required not to
may = has discretion to
is permitted to
has a right to
is entitled to = has a right to
will = (expresses a future contingency)
should = (denotes a directory provision)
section or §  = particular section contained in title 11,United States Code