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RULE 7016 - PRE-TRIAL PROCEDURE; FORMULATING ISSUES [Modified 9/9/13]

 

(a) Scheduling Conference. Unless otherwise ordered at the discretion of the Court or unless an affirmative request is made by a party, the Court will not conduct a scheduling or pretrial conference in an adversary proceeding.

 

(b) Joint Pretrial Statement. In all adversary proceedings, a joint pretrial statement conforming to the standards set forth in R.I. LBR 9014-1 and R.I. Bankr. Form O shall be filed within twenty-one (21) days after the close of discovery unless specifically ordered otherwise by the Court..

 

(c) Scheduling Order. A scheduling order shall issue from the Court within 45 days after the appearance of the defendant, unless the Court directs otherwise.