LBR 7004-1. ISSUANCE AND SERVICE OF SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF STATUS CONFERENCE
LBR 7004-1. ISSUANCE AND SERVICE OF SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF STATUS CONFERENCE(a) Presentation for Issuance. The attorney or party must prepare a Summons and Notice of Status Conference using court-mandated form F 7004-1 for execution by the clerk. The summons must be presented concurrently with the filing of a complaint or of an involuntary petition pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 303.
(b) Manner of Service. A summons must be served in the manner authorized in FRBP 7004. If a summons or any paper is served by mail, the mailing address must include the zip code. The notice required by FRBP 7026 and LBR 7026-1 must be served with the summons and complaint.
(c) Exception – Statute of Limitations. If the statute of limitations applicable to any claim in a complaint will expire before the summons can be prepared and submitted, the complaint will be accepted by the clerk for filing without a summons. The summons must be presented for issuance within 2 days after the complaint is filed under this exception.