Official Procedure Last Change December 29, 2015
Denial or Revocation of Discharge
In general, a party wishing to seek the denial or revocation of the debtor's discharge must do so by means of an adversary proceeding. Exceptions to this include:
- If the trustee had previously filed and been granted a Motion to Compromise and/or Settle under Rule 9019 which contained terms indicating that the debtor's discharge be revoked or denied should the debtor default on the terms set out in the Motion.
- The filing of a Motion Objecting to Discharge for the reason that the debtor is ineligible for a discharge because the current case was filed too soon after receiving a discharge in another case.
See separate procedure for information on getting the discharge reinstated once it has been revoked.
The filing party must upload a proposed order or judgment. If seeking revocation of discharge, the order/judgment must use "revoke" as the operative verb rather than another term such as "rescind" (which term refers only to reversing orders entered in error).