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Local Rules

The local rules are available in the following formats. Each format is identical in content.

A PDF with a paper size of 8.5 x 11in (Letter) suitable for viewing on desktops, laptops, and larger tablets.
A PDF with a paper size of 4.13 x 5.85in (A6) suitable for viewing on mobile devices and smaller tablets.
An open e-book format compatible with almost all e-book readers, including the Nook and several apps for iOS and Android devices.
An e-book compatible with newer Amazon Kindle devices (running firmware version 4.1.0 or later).
An e-book compatible with all Amazon Kindle devices. If the AZW3 format does not work on your Kindle device, use this format instead.

All formats are as amended March 17, 2014. An HTML version is displayed below, which is as amended August 19th, 2014. Also view:

I. Scope of Rules
II. Commencement of Actions; Process; Service & Filing of Pleadings, Motions and Orders
III. Pleadings and Motions
IV. Parties
V. Depositions and Discovery
VI. Trials
VII. Judgment
VIII. Provisional and Final Remedies
IX. Special Proceedings; Magistrate Judges
X. District Court and Clerk
XI. General Provisions
XII. Attorneys and Bar Discipline
XIII. Review of Administrative Procedures
XIV. Rules Applicable to Bankruptcy Procedures
XV. Rules Applicable to Criminal Cases
XVI. Standing Orders