Report Of Parties Planning Meeting Form. This is a Alabama form and can be use in Bankruptcy Court Federal.
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American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURTNorthern District of Alabama, Eastern DivisionIn re:}}[Insert name(s) of debtor(s)]}CASE NO.}Debtor(s),}CHAPTER}[Insert name(s) of plaintiff(s)],} }Plaintiff(s)}}A.P. NO.v.}}[Insert name(s) of defendant(s)],}} Defendant(s) } REPORT OF PARTIES' PLANNING MEETINGINSTRUCTIONS: Please complete this Report during the Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(f) conference ofparties. File the completed Report with the Clerk of Court, and e-mail a copy in Microsoft Wordor WordPerfect format to firstname.lastname@example.org. The parties are free to change any of thedates or deadlines already included this Report, and the Court will use this Report in completing theScheduling Order. However, the final Scheduling Order will supersede any dates or deadlinesrequested in this Report.In this Adversary Proceeding, the parties and their counsel shall timely comply with thefollowing: 1.Pre-Discovery Disclosures. The parties [have exchanged][will exchange by] [date] theinformation required by Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(1). 2.Discovery Limitations and Deadlines. a. Discovery will be needed on the following subjects: [briefly describe].b. All discovery will be commenced in time to be completed by [date]. c. Maximum of interrogatories by each party to any other party. Responses due 30 daysafter service.American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com d. Maximum of request for admission by each party to any other party. Responses due 30 days after service.e. Maximum of depositions by plaintiff(s) and by defendant(s). f. Each deposition [other than of ] is limited to maximum of hours unless extended by agreement of parties. Parties and counsel shall be reasonable and cooperate in order to complete depositions.g. Reports from retained experts under Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(2)(B) due:From plaintiff(s) [date]; From defendant(s) [date].h. Supplementations under Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(e), are due in writing within 15 days after aparty or counsel learns of information that requires supplementation or correction of priordiscovery responses; provided that if such information is learned within 15 days before orduring trial, then supplementation or correction is due immediately. 3.Additional Parties and Amendments to Pleadings. Plaintiff(s) are allowed until [date] to joinadditional parties and until [date] to amend the pleadings.Defendant(s) are allowed until [date] to join additional parties and until [date] to amend thepleadings. 4.Dispositive Motions. All potentially dispositive motions are to be filed by [date]. Allresponses thereto are due 14 days after service of the motion. Memoranda, briefs, affidavits,deposition excerpts, discovery responses, authorities and other supporting materials are tobe filed with the motions and responses. Unless the Court directs otherwise, parties areto deliver (by mail or hand delivery) to the Court222s Chambers in Anniston one hardcopy of such motions, responses and supporting materials on the same day the originalsare filed with the Clerk. The Court will notify the parties of any hearing on any suchmotion and response. The Court may rule on dispositive motions without a hearing. 5.Final Witness and Exhibit Lists - Objections. Final lists of witnesses and exhibits for trialunder Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(3) are due 30 days before trial. Motions in Limine are due at thetime final witness and exhibit lists are filed.Parties have 14 days after service of final lists of witnesses and exhibits to serve objectionsunder Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(3). Objections not timely made and served, other than objectionsunder Rules 402 and 403 of the Federal Rules of Evidence, are waived unless excused by theCourt for good cause.American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com 6.Pretrial Conference. A pretrial conference will be held on approximately two weeks beforetrial in the Bankruptcy Courtroom, [1129 Noble Street, Anniston, Alabama 36201] [600Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901]. Any counsel and pro se party may attend bytelephone if they furnish the Courtroom Deputy with their telephone number at least twobusiness days before the conference. Counsel and pro se parties are to be available at thesetelephone numbers for one hour from the set time for the conference. 7.Trial.This Adversary Proceeding will be ready for trial by [date]. Parties and witnessesare expected to be fully prepared to go forward with trial on such date and at such time. Theparties estimate trial will take [hours/days]. The Court may set time limits for eachparty to put on their case. Continuances will be allowed only under exceptionalcircumstances not within the control or reasonable expectations of counsel and the parties. Unless notification is given otherwise, the trial shall take place at the same location asthe Pretrial Conference. 8.Other. Signature of Attorney for Plaintiff (or pro se Plaintiff)Signature of Attorney for Defendant (or pro se Defendant)