October 30, 2020

Procedures for Hearings before Hon. Brian F. Kenney

Courtroom I

 

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
For matters that are set for an evidentiary hearing, whether in an adversary proceeding or a contested matter, any party requesting a continuance must file a written motion stating grounds for the requested continuance. The Court will permit continuance requests to be made by telephone for motions to be heard on a regularly scheduled Motions Day. The moving party should contact the Judge’s Chambers to request a continuance.

LENGTH OF HEARINGS
Counsel are encouraged to consult with each other concerning the anticipated length of hearings. Regularly scheduled Motions Days may be used as scheduling conferences. Counsel should advise Chambers in advance of the hearing that they will be seeking to have the matter specially set.

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

TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES
STANDING ORDERS
COURTROOM DEPUTY/CHAMBERS CONTACT INFORMATION
Hon. Brian F. Kenney

Courtroom Deputy: Tawanna Lawson (703) 258-1219
Judicial Assistant: Denise Williams (703) 258-1242
Backup Courtroom Deputy: Kimberly Chandler (703) 258-1216

Hon. Klinette H. Kindred

Courtroom Deputy: Regina Williams (703) 258-1262
Judicial Assistant: Sharon McCarthy (703) 258-1287
Backup Courtroom Deputy: Kimberly Chandler (703) 258-1216

 


MOTION FOR RELIEF FROM STAY/CO-DEBTOR STAY HEARING DATES

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

9:30 a.m. – Preliminary Hearings


October 7, 2020

October 28, 2020

November 12, 2020  (Thursday)

November 25  2020

December 9, 2020

December 23, 2020


CHAPTER 13 HEARING DATES

Select from the date(s) and time(s) provided. It is the movant’s responsibility to comply with proper noticing requirements. Any matter not properly noticed will be removed from the docket. If you need to schedule a hearing date beyond the date(s) listed, please contact the Courtroom Deputy.

1:30 p.m. – All Chapter 13 Matters


October 8, 2020

October 22, 2020

November 5, 2020

November 19, 2020

December 3, 2020

December 18, 2020 (Friday)

 

MOTIONS TO EXTEND THE AUTOMATIC STAY SHOULD BE SET ON THE PRELIMINARY HEARING DATES FOR MOTIONS FOR RELIEF FROM STAY – Motion for Expedited Hearing should be requested if an earlier date is required.


MOTIONS HEARING DATES

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

9:30 a.m. – Chapter 7 Matters
11:00 a.m. – Chapter 11 Matters
1:30 p.m. – Reaffirmation Agreements


October 13, 2020

October 27, 2020

November 10, 2020

November 24, 2020

December 8, 2020

December 22, 2020


ADVERSARY PROCEEDING HEARING DATES

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

9:30 a.m. – All Adversary Motions


October 6, 2020

October 20, 2020

November 3, 2020

November 17, 2020

December 1, 2020

December 15, 2020

 


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