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B-9019-1. STIPULATIONS AND SETTLEMENTS

(a)   Notice

When approval of a settlement or compromise is required by Fed.R.Bankr.P. 9019, the parties to the agreement shall file a motion to approve the settlement in the bankruptcy case. One of the parties to the agreement shall provide a 21-day Objection Notice to the Debtor, creditors, any trustee, the UST, and to any other entity as the Court may direct. The movant shall file a copy of the notice and a Certificate of Service. The motion, notice, and Certificate of Service may be combined into one document, a sample of which is available on the Court’s website.

(b)   Adversary Proceedings

(1)     Settlements Under Fed.R.Bankr.P. 9019(a) or (b)

When approval of a settlement or compromise is required by Fed.R.Bankr.P.9019(a) or (b), the trustee or the debtor-in-possession shall file a motion to approve the settlement in the bankruptcy case and shall serve notice. The trustee or the debtor-in-possession shall file a copy of the notice and a Certificate of Service. Once the motion is granted, the parties to the adversary proceeding shall dismiss the adversary proceeding or file an agreed consent to judgment so that the adversary may be closed.

(2)     Settlements of Complaints to Deny or Revoke Discharge

Settlements of complaints to deny or revoke discharge are governed by S.D. Ind. B-7041-2.