ARTICLE 19: CHANCERY, EMINENT DOMAIN, ADMINISTRATIVE
REVIEWS AND MISCELLANEOUS REMEDIES
19.01 APPEARANCES - TIME TO PLEAD - WITHDRAWAL
(a) Written Appearances: If a written appearance, general or specific, is filed, copies of
the appearance shall be served in the manner required for the service of copies of
(b) Time to Plead: A party who appears without having been served with summons is
required to plead within the same time as if served with summons on the day he appears.
(c) Appearance and withdrawal of Attorneys:
(1) Addressing the Court: An attorney shall file his written appearance or other
pleading before he addresses the Court unless he is presenting a motion for leave
to appear by intervention or otherwise.
(2) Notice of Withdrawal of Attorneys: An attorney may not withdraw his
appearance for a party without leave of Court and notice to all parties of record,
and unless another attorney is substituted, he must give reasonable notice of the
time and place of the presentation of the motion for leave to withdraw, by
personal service, or by registered or certified mail, directed to the party
represented by him at his last known business or residence address. Such notice
shall advise said party that to insure notice of any action in said cause, he should
retain other counsel therein or file with the clerk of the court, within 14 days after
entry of the order of withdrawal his supplementary appearance stating therein an
address at which service of notices or other papers may be had upon him.
(3) Motion to Withdrawal: The motion for leave to withdraw shall be in writing
and, unless another attorney is substituted, shall state the last known address of
the party represented. The motion may be denied by the court if the granting of it
would delay the trial of the case, or would otherwise be in equitable.
(4) Supplemental Appearances: Unless another attorney is, at the time of such
withdrawal substituted for the one withdrawing, the pa