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B-1007-1. LISTS, SCHEDULES AND STATEMENTS; TIME LIMITS

(a)   Additional Requirements

In addition to complying with the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and Official Forms, all schedules and statements shall:

 (1)     contain a response to each request for information on the statement of affairs and the schedules, even if such response is “no," “none,” or “not applicable;”

 (2)     specifically describe and itemize all property claimed as exempt, and state the statutory reference and section number of the statute under which such exemption is claimed;

(3)     list the creditors on each schedule in alphabetical order, including the full mailing address and zip code for each listed creditor, or include a statement that the address is unknown;

(4)     provide on Schedule E the name and address of any entity holding a domestic support obligation, and identify that entity as the holder of a domestic support obligation, even if the Debtor is current on that obligation when the case is filed;

(5)     file pay advices as required by 11 U.S.C. § 521(a)(1)(B)(iv); file a certification that the Debtor has not been employed by any employer within the sixty (60) days before filing of the petition; or file a certification that the Debtor’s employer does not issue pay advices and the Debtor has no other evidence of payment received within the sixty (60) days before filing, and

(6)     list a state court or administrative agency only if that entity is the actual creditor and not just the tribunal of a claim, debt, or lawsuit.

(b)   Providing Creditor Information for Cases Filed Non-Electronically

All cases and any amendment that adds creditors, filed non-electronically, must be accompanied by a CD, diskette, DVD, flash drive, or other acceptable medium listing the complete names and addresses of the creditors listed in the filing. In Chapter 11 cases, the list must include equity security holders, if applicable. An exception to the requirement will be considered by the Court if a request for waiver is filed with the petition.

(c)   Extensions of Time

(1)     Motions Generally

The first motion for an extension of time to file the initial lists, schedules, statements, and other documents required to commence a new case shall be treated by the Court as a request for an extension of thirty (30) days from the petition date and the Clerk will provide notice except as described in subparagraph (2). Any subsequent motion for an extension of time shall be served by the Debtor on the trustee, the UST, any examiner, and any committee, and such service shall constitute the notice required by Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007(c).

(2)     Presumption of No Objection

The UST and any trustee appointed in a case, any examiner, and any committee are deemed to have no objection to the first motion for extension of time within which to file schedules or related documents. Given this subparagraph, the Clerk is not required to give any notice of the first motion for extension of time.

(3)     Debtor’s Waiver of Objection to Timeliness of Notice of Presumed Abuse

If the new date for filing documents is extended beyond the deadline in 11 U.S.C. §704(b)(1), then the Debtor is deemed to have waived any objection to the timeliness of a notice of presumed abuse which is filed no later than fourteen (14) days after the missing documents are filed or after the meeting of creditors has been concluded, whichever is later.