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B-4008-1. REAFFIRMATION

(a)   Official Bankruptcy Forms Required

Reaffirmation agreements shall be filed using the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts Director’s Procedural Forms for reaffirmation agreements 2400A or 2400A/B Alt., as well as the cover sheet Official Form 427. Failure to use these required forms will result in a notice of deficient filing, and the Court will take no action on the reaffirmation agreement.

(b)   The Debtor’s Appearance Required

If the Court sets a hearing to consider a reaffirmation agreement, the Debtor shall appear at the hearing. The hearing will be evidentiary.

(c)   Duties of the Debtor's Counsel

Unless the attorney has withdrawn as attorney for the Debtor under S.D.Ind. B-9010-1, an attorney who files a petition on behalf of a Debtor or an attorney in the same firm as the filing attorney shall represent the Debtor during the negotiation and filing of a reaffirmation agreement and appear at related hearings.