Local Bankr. R. 9010-1 Appearances.
- When an initial filing is deemed to be a Notice of Appearance.
Any Debtor and its counsel or any plaintiff and its counsel that files a Bankruptcy Petition or files a complaint or motion commencing an Adversary Proceeding shall be deemed as having entered an appearance and shall not be required to file a separate Notice of Appearance.
- When a Notice of Appearance is required to be filed.
- Attorney appearance. An attorney entering an appearance in a case under the Bankruptcy Code, or in any matter commenced by a complaint or motion, shall first file a Notice of Appearance with the Court and serve the same upon the Debtor or the debtor-in-possession, any trustee, any committee and its counsel, the United States Trustee, appearing counsel, and parties requesting notice, and, if in an adversary proceeding, any party to such proceeding. The appearance should contain all of the information with the attorney’s signature as set forth in Appendix A, Section 10(c)(i). See:
- Non-party witness appearance. For purposes of this Rule, the representation of a non-party witness at deposition or trial does not ordinarily constitute “entering a case,” but any counsel who wishes to address the Court on behalf of any party or non-party shall file a Notice of Appearance.
- Pro Se Filer/Litigant appearance. Any self-represented party other than the Debtor or Joint-Debtor in a Bankruptcy Case or the plaintiff(s) in an Adversary Proceeding shall also file an appearance using the Court’s Local Forms. See: