Motion to Withdraw as Attorney


How to file:

Location of event: Bankruptcy > Motions, Applications & Briefs > Withdraw as Attorney, Motion to


Things to be aware of when filing:

(1) This event is designed for use by debtor's attorneys who are withdrawing. All other attorneys can use the Notice of Withdrawal of Attorney event that does not require a PDF or an order granting.


(2) The debtor's phone number must be provided in the Motion unless another attorney has already appeared for the debtor.



S. D. Ind. B-9010-1

General Information



Filing Requirements


Step-by-Step Procedures

1. Log into CM/ECF


2. Select Bankruptcy > Motions, Applications & Briefs


3. Enter the case number (in the format xx-xxxxx) and click Next


4. Select Withdraw as Attorney, Motion to from the event list and click Next


5. Select appropriate radio button to indicate whether or not the Motion you are filing is amended.


6. Check box if jointly filing with another attorney, click Next.


7. If you indicated that you are filing jointly with other attorney(s), select additional attorney(s) and click Next


NOTE: You cannot add attorneys. Only attorneys who have previously entered an appearance will be available for selection.


8. Select the party filer.  If the party is not listed, click on Add/Create New Party. Click Next


Note: The "Attorney/Party Association” screen may appear. If your party selection was correct, check the box to create an association and click Next.


9. Information is displayed outlining the relevant requirements of the Local Rule. Click Next


10. Browse to select the Motion (pdf file).  Click Next


11. Check box if you wish to relate this Motion to a previously filed document (e.g. an Appearance). Do not check this box if you indicated in step 5 that this is an amended motion. Click Next


12. If you checked the box in step 11: Click Next, then check the appropriate box that relates to the current filing and click Next


13. If you indicated in step 5 that you are filing an amended motion, all pending motions on the docket are displayed. Select the motion that is being amended and click Next


14. Enter additional text, if desired, and/or select prefix text and click Next


Note: The prefix text option is not available if you indicated in Step 5 that the Motion you are filing is amended. The additional text option is not always available.


15. Verify final docket text. If correct, click Next to submit and to review Notice of Electronic Filing.


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