US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana Pro Hac Vice

Court Description

Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana 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:

Is there a Fee?

Yes. Local counsel is a requirement of admission in the Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern District of Indiana. 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.

What Documents Do I Need?

The applicant should register for electronic filing credentials on the District’s website, and then file the Motion for Admission electronically into the case or adversary proceeding in which admission is sought. The fee is payable by mail or by phone to the clerk of the District Court (not bankruptcy).

How do I Apply?

You will need a Motion for Admission and an Affidavit. Download free sample forms on the Forms tab on this page.

Is Local Counsel Required?

The fee for admission to practice pro hac vice in the Bankruptcy Courts of the Southern District is $30 per attorney, per case.