Special Removal Requirements

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Upon removal from state court, the parties shall file with the Court — as separate docket entries — all answers, amended pleadings, responsive pleadings, pending motions, and responses/replies to those motions that were originally filed in state court. The Court generally will not consider any unresolved motions pending in state court at the time of removal, unless they have been re-filed on the Court's docket. The same is true for any responses or replies that had been filed in state court in connection with motions not yet resolved at the time of removal. Each party is responsible for the docketing of its own documents with the Court.

To the extent briefing has not been completed on a pending motion at the time of removal, the briefing schedule set forth in Local Rule 7.1(e) applies upon docketing with the Court, unless the Court orders otherwise.