5010-1 MOTIONS TO REOPEN CASES
5010-1 Motions to Reopen Cases(a) Contents of Motion. A motion to reopen a case shall contain a statement of the
grounds for reopening the case, but shall not contain a request for any other relief.
(b) Separate Motions/Adversary Proceedings. Requests for any relief other than
reopening, including relief based upon the grounds for reopening the case, shall be made in separate motions or adversary proceedings, which may be filed concurrently with the motion to reopen. If no motion or adversary proceeding is pending 30 days after the case is reopened and if no trustee has been ordered appointed, the case may be closed without further notice.
(c) Ex Parte Consideration. Motions to reopen may be considered ex parte. The movant shall not calendar a hearing date. A hearing will only be held if the Court so orders.