Rule 9029-1. Rules – General

(a) SCOPE. These rules and forms govern practice and procedure in bankruptcy cases and proceedings in the District of Minnesota. All previous local rules are superseded except to the extent that in the opinion of the court the application of one of these rules in a matter pending when these rules or amendments were promulgated would not be feasible or would work injustice.

(b) SUSPENSION. In the interest of expediting a decision or for other good cause, the court may suspend the requirements or provisions of any local rule and may order proceedings in accordance with its direction.

(c) FORMS. The local forms prescribed by these local rules shall be observed and used with such alterations as may be appropriate unless a local rule requires exact conformity. The clerk, with approval of the judges, may issue additional forms for use under these rules.

(d) CITATION. These rules or amendments may be cited as Local Rule ____ and these forms as Local Form ____.