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B-7007-1. MOTIONS FILED UNDER FED.R.BANKR.P. 7012

(a)   Supporting Brief Required

A party filing a motion to dismiss, for judgment on the pleadings, or for a more definite statement under Fed.R.Civ.P.12 (made applicable in bankruptcy by Fed.R.Bankr.P. 7012) shall file and serve a supporting brief. The supporting brief shall be no more than 35 pages, unless the Court orders otherwise. The motion and supporting brief may be combined into one document.

(b)    Response and Reply Briefs

A party opposing a Rule 7012 motion shall, within 21 days after the movant serves the motion and brief, file a response brief unless that party is entitled to and first files an amended pleading under Fed.R.Civ.P. 15.  The response brief shall be no more than 35 pages, unless the Court orders otherwise.  If no response is filed, the Court may consider the motion to dismiss.  The movant may file a reply brief within 14 days after service of the response brief. The reply brief shall be no more than 21 pages, unless the Court orders otherwise.