Can a president represent his own company without an attorney infederal bankruptcy court?


Tom Lee

Is there a statute or rule which prohibits or allows a President of a
small business (such as a single person S-Corp) to represent his/her
own company in Federal Bankruptcy Court as a creditor against a debtor
who has filed Chapter 13 or Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

If so, what statute or rule allows this?

Thank you,




Brett Weiss

An attorney is not required to file a proof of claim. In litigation,
however, a corporate entity cannot appear except through a lawyer.

Take care.

Brett Weiss
Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, PA
Selected as a 2007-8-9 Super Lawyer for Maryland
and the District of Columbia
Maryland, DC and Federal Bars
Member, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
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