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Local Bankr. R. 7055-1 Default and Default Judgment.

  1. Request for Entry of Default by Bankruptcy Clerk.

Before the Clerk is required to enter a default, the party requesting such entry shall file with the Court a written request for entry of default, submit a proposed form of entry of default, and file any other materials required by FRCP 55(a).

  1. Compliance with Service Members Civil Relief Act (50 U.S.C. § 3931).

The plaintiff shall file an affidavit in compliance with 50 U.S.C. § 3931 with any motion for default judgment against an individual.

  1. Order Scheduling Hearing on Default Judgment; Failure to Obtain Default Judgment.

A hearing on a Motion for Default Judgment may be scheduled by the Court.  See Appendix M.  If a defendant has been in default for ninety (90) days or more, the Court may require the plaintiff to move for entry of a default judgment.  If the plaintiff fails to do so within the prescribed time, the Court may dismiss the proceeding, without prejudice, as to that defendant.