Rule 1001-1

General Scope and Definitions

(a)  General Scope.  The Local Rules supplement or, if permitted, modify the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, as amended. They shall be construed to be consistent with such Rules to promote speedy and inexpensive litigation.

 (b)  Definitions.  The definition of words and phrases in the Bankruptcy Code and the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure govern their use in these Local Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure. The following words have the following meanings for purposes of these Local Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure:

(1)  “Code” means the United States Bankruptcy Code.

(2)  “Court” and “Bankruptcy Court” means the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona.

(3)  “Clerk” means the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court. 

(4)  “BAP” means the United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Ninth Circuit. 

(5)  “District Court Clerk” means the Clerk of the District Court. 

(6)  “District Court” means the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.

(7)  “FRBP” means the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure.

(8)  “FRCP” means the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

(9)  “Local Rules” or “LR” means the Local Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure for the District of Arizona, as adopted by the bankruptcy judges for this District for cases and proceedings pending before the Bankruptcy Court.

 


Notes 2018:  LR amended to include different and additional definitions formerly found in LR 9001-1.

 

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