United States Bankruptcy Court

for the District of Colorado


Local Bankruptcy Rule 105

Captions and Proposed Orders*

(a) Captions: In addition to meeting the requirements of Fed.R.B.P. 1005 and Bankruptcy Official form 16A or 16B, as applicable, the caption of each petition and all subsequent pleadings shall state (1) the full and correct first, middle, and last names of the debtor. If the debtor has no middle name or if he or she has only a middle initial, that fact shall be indicated parenthetically; (2) the chapter of the Bankruptcy Code under which the case is filed; (3) the debtor's federal employer identification number or social security number; (4) the case number and initials assigned to the petition and any subsequent documents; and (5) the Motion Control Number if required pursuant to L.B.R. 904(c). In addition, any reply or other responsive pleading shall contain as part of its caption a verbatim recital of the title of the pleading to which the response is directed.

(b) Captions in Matters Concerning Relief from the Automatic Stay: All motions, pleadings, and responses thereto filed pursuant to L.B.R. 401 shall bear a caption in substantial conformity with Bankruptcy Official Form 16C, except that the parties shall be identified as Movant and

 

Respondent in lieu of Plaintiff and Defendant.

(c) Adversary Captions: All pleadings in an adversary action shall bear a caption in substantial conformity with Bankruptcy Official Form 16C and the adversary proceeding case number and initials assigned to the complaint and any subsequent documents.

(d) Proposed Orders: Each proposed order shall be separately captioned as a single document in accordance with this Rule, and shall not be combined with any other pleading.

*See also L.B.R. 904

 

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