Amendments to Local Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure 02/03/03

On January 6, 2003, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, James T. Giles signed Orders amending Local Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 2090-1 and Form 9014-3.

These amendments are effective February 1, 2003.

Joseph Simmons
Clerk of Court
February 3, 2003

 

Local Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 2090-1 (c)

(c) Admission Pro hace Vice. An attorney who is a member in good standing of the bar of any United States District Court or the highest court of any state or of the District of Columbia may be admitted to practice before this court in a particular case.

(i) Adversary Proceedings. A request for admission pro hace vice to appear in an adversary proceeding shall be made by verified application and upon motion of a member of the bar of this court and shall be accompanied by an admission fee* established by the district court. The motion may be granted without hearing under L.B.R. 9014-2; however, no such admission shall be effective until such time as the fee has been paid.

(ii) Non-Adversary Proceedings. A request for admission pro hace vice to appear in any matter other than an adversary proceeding shall be made as set forth in subparagraph (c)(i) above, except that:

(A) No admissions fee is required; and
(B) The court, in its discretion, may waive the requirement of a written application and motion, and in lieu thereof may permit same to be made on the record by a member of the bar of this court.

* The fee for admissions of attorneys pro hace vice in the Bankruptcy Court, effective February 1, 2003, will be set at $40.00 per attorney per case. Any payment by means of check or money order is to be payable to "Clerk, United States District Court".

 

Local Bankruptcy Form 9014-3

3. A hearing on the motion is scheduled to be held before the Honorable (name of bankruptcy judge) on XX/XX/XX, at ________________ in Courtroom_________ _________, United States Bankruptcy Court (address of Bankruptcy Court. Unless the court orders otherwise, the hearing on this contested matter will be an evidentiary hearing at which witnesses may testify with respect to disputed material factual issues in the manner directed by Fed. R. Bankr.P. 9014(d).