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Full title: Order granting Motion for Appointment of Interim Trustee. relates to 12(BNC-PDF) Signed on 1/5/2021. (Fortier, Stacey) (Entered: 01/05/2021)

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The Court held a hearing on the “Motion of Petitioning Creditors For Appointment 22 of An Interim Trustee Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 303(g)”The Court heard argument and representations of counsel and finds that good 2 cause has been shown for the appointment of an interim trustee to protect and preserve 3 the assets of the bankruptcy estate pending the entry of an order for relief.This Court hereby directs the Office of the United States Trustee to 7 immediately appoint an interim chapter 7 trustee in this case pursuant to 11 U.S.C § 8 303(g), pending a ruling by this Court regarding entry of an order for relief; 9 3. The interim trustee shall be authorized to take any additional actions that 19 may be necessary to preserve and protect the bankruptcy estate pending the entry of 20 an order for relief and the appointment of a permanent chapter 7 trustee; 21 7. The petitioning creditors shall provide to the United States Trustee 23 evidence satisfactory to the United States Trustee of the posting of such bond; and 24 25 26 27 28 1 2 9.

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1 2 FILED & ENTERED 3 4 JAN 05 2021 5 CLERK U.S. BANKRUPTCY COURT Central District of California 6 BY f o r t i e r DEPUTY CLERK 7 8 UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT 9 CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 LOS ANGELES DIVISION 11 12 13 In re: Case No.: 2:20-bk-21022-BR 14 Chapter 7 GIRARDI KEESE, 15 ORDER GRANTING “MOTION OF PETITIONING CREDITORS FOR 16 APPOINTMENT OF INTERIM TRUSTEE PURSUANT TO 11 U.S.C. 303(g)” 17 Debtor(s). Date: January 5, 2021 18 Time: 2:00 p.m. 19 Conducted via videoconference on Zoom for Government 20 21 The Court held a hearing on the “Motion of Petitioning Creditors For Appointment 22 of An Interim Trustee Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 303(g)” (“Motion”) on January 5, 2021 at 23 2:00 p.m. Appearances are reflected in the Court’s record. 24 The Court reviewed the Motion and all pleadings filed in connection with and in 25 response to the Motion. No opposition to the requested appointment of an interim 26 27 trustee has been filed, timely or at all. 28

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1 The Court heard argument and representations of counsel and finds that good 2 cause has been shown for the appointment of an interim trustee to protect and preserve 3 the assets of the bankruptcy estate pending the entry of an order for relief. 4 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED: 5 1. The Motion is granted; 6 2. This Court hereby directs the Office of the United States Trustee to 7 immediately appoint an interim chapter 7 trustee in this case pursuant to 11 U.S.C § 8 303(g), pending a ruling by this Court regarding entry of an order for relief; 9 3. The interim trustee shall be authorized to immediately enter onto the 10 premises of the debtor and take possession of the books and records, accounts, and all 11 aspects of the debtor; 12 4. Neither the assets nor the books and records of the debtor shall be 13 destroyed, adjusted, utilized, or removed from the premises by the debtor’s current 14 management or by any other individual or entity; 15 5. No check shall be written on any account of the debtor by the debtor’s 16 current management or by any other individual or entity; 17 18 6. The interim trustee shall be authorized to take any additional actions that 19 may be necessary to preserve and protect the bankruptcy estate pending the entry of 20 an order for relief and the appointment of a permanent chapter 7 trustee; 21 7. The petitioning creditors shall post a bond in the amount of $10,000; 22 8. The petitioning creditors shall provide to the United States Trustee 23 evidence satisfactory to the United States Trustee of the posting of such bond; and 24 25 26 27 28

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1 2 9. The 14-day stay provided by FRBP 4001(a)(3) is waived. 3 IT IS SO ORDERED. 4 ### 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Date: January 5, 2021 26 27 28

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