Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Georgia must associate with local counsel. We provide required forms and answers to common questions about admission, always at no charge.
The rules for pro hac vice admission in the state, federal, and bankruptcy courts differ. For more information about the federal or bankruptcy district in which you need admission, use the following links:
Yes. Local counsel is a requirement of pro hac vice admission in the Bankruptcy Courts in the Southern District of Georgia. Local counsel can provide valuable insights into local practice which can assist you in representing your client. Choose from available local counsel by choosing the Local Counsel tab on this page.
File the Application and Proposed Order electronically and pay the fee online. A certificate of good standing and list of prior cases in which the applicant has appeared in the Southern District are also required.
The Bankruptcy Courts in the Southern District of Georgia follow the local rules of the District Court concerning pro hac vice admission. The local rules require an Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice and Proposed Order. Download free sample forms by choosing the Forms tab on this page.
The fee for pro hac vice admission in the Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern District of Georgia is $200. The fee is payable to the clerk of the US District Court.