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Order Setting Preliminary Pretrial Conference 10 - Illinois
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UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION In Re: ) ) Case No. Debtor(s) )___________________________________ ) ) ) ) Plaintiff ) v. ) Adversary No. ) ) Defendant ) ORDER SETTING PRELIMINARY PRETRIAL CONFERENCE This adversary proceeding/contested matter is set for preliminary pretri al conference underthe Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure, Rule 7016 (incorporating Fede ral Rule of Civil Procedure16(c)), on _________________________ at _________________ in Courtroo m _______, Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse, 219 South Dearborn Str eet, Chicago, Illinois. The parties are directed to confer beforehand concerning the following matters, on w hich the court may take appropriate action at the pretrial conference: 1. the existence of disputes concerning jurisdiction or venue; 2. formulation and simplification of issues, including the elimination of c laims and defenses; 3. the need to amend the pleadings, join additional parties, or file motion s attacking the pleadings; 4. the need for (additional) discovery, including expert witness discover y, and the timing of needed discovery; <<<<<<<<<********>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2 5. identification of the principal uncontested facts and issues of law, (and if the box contains X)., G Prepare a joint comprehensive stipulation of all uncontested facts on which will become a part of the evidentiary record in the proceeding, and a comprehensive statement of legal issues about which there is no dispute, which will bind the parties at trial; 6. identification of the principal contested issues of fact and law, (and if box contains X), G Prepare a joint comprehensive statement of all contested facts on which evidence will be offered and a comprehensive statement of legal issues a bout which will need to be resolved; 7. the appropriateness and timing of summary disposition under Rule 56 of t he Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; 8. the possibility of settlement, the need for court assistance in settleme nt, or referral to mediation under local Rules 1000 et seq.; 9. with respect to the possibility of referral to mediation under local Rul es 1000 et seq counsel should be prepared to address what steps have been taken to explain medi ation to the parties and whether the parties will consent to mediation; 10. the need for and timing of submission of a Final Pretrial Order, and pro posed trial dates; and 11. such other matters as may facilitate the just, speedy, and inexpensive d isposition of this proceeding. ENTER: ____________________________________ JudgeDated:_____________________________ ilnb:Revised July 2000 Form Order No. 10 ______________________________ Proposed stipulated facts shall be stated in neutral language so as to e ncouragestipulation. Where disagreement arises as to the form of a proposed fac t statement, counselshall endeavor to compromise towards reaching acceptable statement of fa cts.