Appearance

See separate procedure for Substitution of Appearance.

 

Menu item to use:

  • Bankruptcy > Notices & Certifications > Appearance or

  • Adversary > Miscellaneous > Appearance

SD code:

None

 

S.D. Ind B-9010-1

FRBP 9010

 

General Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Filing Requirements

 

Step-by-Step Instructions

1. Log into CM/ ECF

 

2.  Filing an appearance on a bankruptcy case: Select Bankruptcy > Notices & Certifications

     Filing an appearance on an adversary case: Select Adversary > Miscellaneous

 

3.  Enter the case number (e.g, xx-xxxxx).  Click Next

 

4.  Select Appearance from the event list.  Click Next

 

5. Click Next

 

NOTE:  Joint filing of appearances is not allowed pursuant to guidance sent by Clerk.

 

6. Click to highlight Party. Click Next. If the party is not listed, click Add/ Create New Party

 

7. If no new attorney(s) or party was added, skip to next step. If a new attorney or new party was added to the case, check appropriate box(es) to create an association between the attorney and party, click Next. If the associations are not correct, do not check any box, click Next

 

8.    Browse to select the Appearance  (pdf file).  Click Next

 

9. If applicable, insert text in text box. Click Next

 

10  Verify the final docket text; if correct, click Next to submit your document(s).

 

Note: The Notice of Electronic Filing displays giving you the document number. Copies of this notice are immediately e-mailed to all participants who receive electronic notification in the case.

 

 

Curing Deficiencies

If the Appearance is deficient, an amended Appearance must be filed prior to the deficiency deadline using the instructions above, or the Appearance and/or pleading filed along with it may be stricken.