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Rule 9006-1. Time Periods

(a) ELECTRONIC CASE FILING SYSTEM. The "Notice of Electronic Filing" that is automatically generated by the court's Electronic Case Filing System constitutes service or notice of the filed document on Filing Users. Parties who are not Filing Users shall be served with or given notice of any pleading or other document electronically filed in accordance with the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and the local rules; proof of such service, notice, transmittal or mailing must be electronically filed.

(b) MOVING DOCUMENTS. Unless more time is required by a local rule or the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, moving documents shall be filed and served or transmitted, as applicable, not later than fourteen days before the hearing date. Moving documents shall be filed within five days after the date and time for a hearing was obtained from the judge's calendar clerk.

(c) RESPONSIVE DOCUMENTS. Any responsive documents shall be filed and served or transmitted, as applicable, not later than five days before the hearing date.

(d) REPLY DOCUMENTS. Reply documents are not required.  Unless otherwise authorized by the court, any reply documents shall be filed not later than 48 hours before the scheduled time for hearing and shall be limited to new legal or factual matters raised by any responsive documents.  

(e) EXPEDITED RELIEF. If expedited relief is necessary, the moving party shall obtain a hearing date on shorter notice from the judge's calendar clerk and shall include a request for expedited hearing in the motion. Unless otherwise authorized by the court, moving documents seeking expedited relief shall be filed not later than 48 hours before the scheduled time for hearing.  The party seeking expedited relief shall take all reasonable steps to provide all parties with the most expeditious service and notice possible and shall file an affidavit specifying the efforts made.  Unless otherwise authorized by the court, any responses shall be filed not later than two hours before the scheduled time for hearing.  The court will rule on the request for expedited hearing when the motion is heard.