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B-6006-1. ASSUMPTION, REJECTION, OR ASSIGNMENT OF EXECUTORY CONTRACTS OR UNEXPIRED LEASES: NOTICE

(a)   Assumption, Rejection, or Assignment

A party seeking to assume, reject, or assign an executory contract or unexpired lease shall give notice of the motion. Notice shall be given to the parties identified in Fed.R.Bankr.P. 6006(c) as well as to any sublessee. The notice shall allow fourteen (14) days from the date of service to file objections. Along with the motion, the moving party shall file a copy of the notice and a certificate of service that complies with S.D.Ind. B-9013-2. The motion, notice, and certificate of service may be combined into one document.  A sample combined motion for assumption or rejection or assignment, notice, and certificate of service is available on the Court’s website.  

(b)   Compelling Assumption or Rejection

A party seeking to compel the trustee or the Debtor to assume or reject an executory contract or lease shall give notice of the motion. Notice shall be given to the Debtor, any trustee, counsel of record, the United States Trustee, any other party to the contract or lease, and any sublessee identified on the Debtor’s schedules.  The notice shall give fourteen (14) days from the date of service to file objections.  Along with the motion, the moving party shall file a copy of the notice and certificate of service that complies with S.D.Ind. B-9013-2. The motion, notice, and certificate of service may be combined into one document.  A sample combined motion to compel assumption or rejection, notice, and certificate of service is available on the Court’s website.