Pursuant to S.D.Ind. L.R. 39-1, the District Court has authorized the Bankruptcy Judges of this District to conduct jury trials with the express consent of all parties.
(b) Applicability of District Court Rules
The following District Court rules concerning jury trials apply unless otherwise ordered by the Court:
38-1 Notation of a jury demand in a pleading
47-1 Voir dire
47-2 Communication with jurors
47-3 Juror costs
47-4 Jury; unanimous verdict
(c) Time for Consent
Unless within thirty (30) days after the demand for jury trial is filed the other parties to the proceeding file a consent, the Bankruptcy Judge shall request that the District Court withdraw the reference of the matter. Even if all parties consent, the Bankruptcy Judge will determine whether the request for a jury trial is proper.