Withdrawal of Reference Procedure
(a) Withdrawal by Motion. A motion to withdraw a case or proceeding under 28 U.S.C. § 157(d) must be filed with the Bankruptcy Court Clerk. The Clerk will forward the motion to the District Court Clerk for assignment to and resolution by a District Court Judge.
(b) Withdrawal by Recommendation of Bankruptcy Judge. A judge may recommend to the District Court that a case or proceeding be withdrawn under 28 U.S.C. § 157(d). Any recommendation must be served on the parties to the case or proceeding and forwarded to the District Court Clerk for assignment to and resolution by a District Court Judge.
Notes 2018: Formerly LR 5011-2. Modified to delete subsection (c) referencing applicable rules for withdrawn matters.
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