LBR 9011-2. PERSONS APPEARING WITHOUT COUNSEL
LBR 9011-2. PERSONS APPEARING WITHOUT COUNSEL(a) Corporation, Partnership, Unincorporated Association, or Trust. A corporation, a
partnership including a limited liability partnership, a limited liability company, or any
other unincorporated association, or a trust may not file a petition or otherwise appear
without counsel in any case or proceeding, except that it may file a proof of claim, file or appear in support of an application for professional compensation, or file a reaffirmation agreement, if signed by an authorized representative of the entity.
(b) Individuals. Any individual representing himself or herself without an attorney must
appear personally for such purpose.
(c) Minors or Incompetents. A non-attorney guardian for a minor or an incompetent person must be represented by counsel. Local Civil Rule 83-5 of the district court is incorporated herein by reference.
(d) Compliance with Rules. Any person appearing without counsel must comply with the F.R.Civ.P., F.R.Evid., F.R.App.P., FRBP, and these rules. The failure to comply may be grounds for dismissal, conversion, appointment of a trustee or an examiner, judgment by default, or other appropriate sanctions.