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BLR 9015-3. Procedure When Parties Do Not Consent to Trial by Jury in the Bankruptcy Court.

(a) Transfer to District Court. If the parties do not consent to jury trial in Bankruptcy Court and if a timely demand has been made in a case triable by jury, the Bankruptcy Judge shall transfer the adversary proceeding to the District Court when the Bankruptcy Judge determines that the case is ready for trial. Prior to transferring the case, the Bankruptcy Judge shall Rule on all discovery motions, other pretrial motions, and summary judgment motions, as provided by law, and shall enter the pretrial order.

(b) Remand Upon Withdrawal of Jury Demand. When an adversary proceeding is transferred to the District Court pursuant to BLR 9015-3(a), and the parties then withdraw the jury demand, the adversary proceeding will be returned to the Bankruptcy Court for a bench trial, unless the District Judge orders otherwise.