(a) Parties are required to meet and confer regarding any discovery dispute before seeking court intervention. If the parties are unable to resolve the dispute without court intervention, the parties are required to follow the assigned Judge’s procedure for resolving the dispute. Each individual Judge’s procedure for the resolution of discovery disputes can be found on the court’s website.

(b) All motions to compel discovery or for protective orders must, in addition to the discovery being sought or enjoined in the motion, set forth in full the text of the discovery originally sought or enjoined and the response made to it, if any, and comply with Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(c), as adopted by Fed. R. Bankr. P. 7026.

(c) Any attorney or party appearing pro se may make written application to, or, where time does not permit, may telephone the court, to request judicial assistance in resolving an emergency discovery dispute. The attorney or party seeking emergency relief must endorse on the face of any written application the words, "Request for Emergency Relief" and also obtain an Order Shortening Time pursuant to LR 9006.