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Procedures for Hearings before Hon. Keith L. Phillips

Courtroom 5100

HEARING CANCELLATIONS

Pursuant to Local Bankruptcy Rule 9013-1(O), the moving party is responsible for notifying the Court of any settlement or other valid reason that a hearing or trial need not be conducted.

HEARING CONTINUANCES

Except for continuances requested in Court during a hearing, continuances must be requested by motion pursuant to Local Bankruptcy Rule 9013-1(J). The Court will not grant continuance requests made by telephone.The party requesting a continuance is encouraged to consult with opposing counsel, and the trustee if applicable, prior to filing a motion requesting a continuance and to state the position of opposing counsel and the trustee, if applicable, in the motion. Continuances should be requested only for good cause and with sufficient time to allow the Court to consider the motion prior to the hearing date. All continuance requests should propose a date and time for the continued hearing from the dates available, if dates for such matters are provided. The moving party should contact the respective Judge’s Courtroom Deputy immediately upon the filing of a motion requesting a continuance to ensure timely consideration.

LENGTH OF HEARINGS

If a hearing will be longer than 10 minutes, or if evidence or legal argument will be presented, the moving party must request a hearing date from the Judge’s Courtroom Deputy. After a matter has been scheduled for hearing, if it subsequently becomes apparent to the moving party that the hearing will be longer than 10 minutes or evidence or legal argument will be presented, the moving party should contact the Courtroom Deputy to determine whether the scheduled hearing date and time remains acceptable to the Court. The moving party should provide the Courtroom Deputy with the estimated time for the matter; any applicable time frame within which the parties desire the matter to be heard; and any avoid dates for the parties and their counsel, in the event the Court determines that the hearing should be rescheduled.

EXPEDITED HEARINGS

The moving party should contact the respective Judge’s Courtroom Deputy immediately upon the filing of a motion requesting an expedited hearing to ensure timely consideration.

TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES

The moving party should contact the respective Judge’s Courtroom Deputy immediately upon the filing of a motion requesting an expedited hearing to ensure timely consideration.

STANDING ORDERS

COURTROOM DEPUTY CONTACT INFORMATION

   Hon. Kevin R. Huennekens: Lisa Gary (804) 916-2441
   Hon. Keith L. Phillips: Peggy Rintye (804) 916-2442


 

*Beginning June 01, 2022* Confirmation Hearing Time changes for Bates only - see below


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Confirmation Hearing Dates for Amended/Modified Chapter 13 Plans for Confirmation Hearing Dates on or after June 1, 2022:

Select from the date(s) and time(s) provided. It is the debtor’s responsibility to comply with proper noticing requirements pursuant to Local Bankruptcy Rule 3015-2(F). If you need to schedule a confirmation hearing date beyond the date(s) listed, please contact a Courtroom Deputy.

9:00 a.m. - Carl Bates’ Motions to Dismiss
9:05 a.m. – Carl Bates’ Confirmation Hearings
9:10 a.m. – Suzanne Wade’s Confirmation Hearings

9:15 a.m. - Suzanne Wade’s Motions to Dismiss
10:00 a.m. - Miscellaneous Motions and Motions to Approve Loan Modifications
10:00 a.m. - Chapter 11 Matters and U.S. Trustee Matters


Jun 01, 2022

Jun 29, 2022

July 27, 2022

August 10, 2022

August 24, 2022


MOTIONS DAY HEARING DATES

Select from the date(s) and time(s) provided. It is the movant’s responsibility to comply with proper noticing requirements.

9:00 a.m. - Motions for Relief from Stay
9:30 a.m. - Pretrial Conferences and Motion for Default Judgment
10:00 a.m. - Miscellaneous Motions
10:00 a.m. - Chapter 11 Matters and U.S. Trustee Matters 

For Contested Matters Please Contact Courtroom Deputy


May 25, 2022

June 08, 2022

June 22, 2022

July 06, 2022

July 20, 2022