Rule 3017-1 : Disclosure Statement – Notice and Objections


(a) Notice: The plan proponent must mail the order and notice of hearing on disclosure statement and notice of objection deadlines pursuant to FED. R. BANKR. P. 2002(b) and 3017, or as otherwise directed by the court.

(b) Objections: Objections to the adequacy of a proposed disclosure statement must be served upon those parties in interest specified in the FED. R. BANKR. P. 3017(a) within the time fixed by the court. Objections must specify clearly the grounds upon which they are based, including the citation of supporting legal authority, if any, and reference to the particular portions of the disclosure statement to which the objection is made. General objections will not be considered by the court.

Commentary

[Source: L.B.R. 317]

See Official Form 313, Order Approving Disclosure Statement and Fixing Time for Filing Acceptances or Rejections of Plan, Combined with Notice Thereof.

Guidelines for the adequacy and contents of disclosure statements may be found on the United States Trustee website at www.usdoj.gov/ust/.