notice of appearance. 1.Procedure. A party’s written notice filed with the court or oral announcement on the record informing the court and the other parties that the party wants to participate in the case. [Cases: Appearance 6; Federal Civil Procedure 561. C.J.S. Appearances § 20.] 2.Bankruptcy. A written notice filed with the court or oral announcement in open court by a person who wants to receive all pleadings in a particular case. • This notice is usu. filed by an attorney for a creditor who wants to be added to the official service list. 3. A pleading filed by an attorney to notify the court and the other parties that he or she represents one or more parties in the lawsuit.

[Blacks Law 8th]