Attorneys from out of state who wish to litigate cases in US Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico 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:
Local counsel is required for pro hac vice attorneys who are representing a debtor. In all other instances, local counsel is not strictly required for pro hac vice admission in the Bankruptcy Courts for the District of New Mexico, although a judge may order otherwise. Local counsel can provide valuable insight into matters of local practice that can impact the representation of your client. Find available local counsel by choosing the Local Counsel tab on this page.
Prepare and electronically file the Motion for Admission and Proposed Order in the bankruptcy case in which admission is sought. The fee is payable on pay.gov.
You will need a Motion for Admission and Proposed Order. Download free sample forms under the Forms tab on this page.
No fee is specified for pro hac vice admission in the bankruptcy courts for the District of New Mexico.