Local Bankruptcy Rules – Western District Of Oklahoma

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PART VII. ADVERSARY PROCEEDINGS

RULE 7026-1 DISCOVERY – GENERAL

A. Generally. Local Rule 7016-1 shall be applied in lieu of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26 (a)(1), (a)(4) and (f). Further, discovery shall not be stayed pending the conference of counsel as required by Local Rule 7016-1.B.

B. Discovery Disputes. Every motion or objection relating to a discovery dispute shall contain a statement that counsel for the moving party has consulted with counsel for the adverse party concerning the motion or objection and the parties have failed to resolve the discovery dispute despite good faith efforts. If the parties agree that certain discovery orders such as discovery scheduling orders or protective orders should be entered, the parties may submit a joint motion and a proposed agreed order.