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 Generally Applicable Rules and Formatting Requirements

 Superior Court of California

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 California Rules of Court Preempt Local Rules

Preemption Re Format

The Judicial Council has preempted local rules relating to the form and format of papers to be filed more...   

Other Preemption

Local court rules governing pleadings, demurrers, applications, motions, discovery, provisional remedies and the form and format of documents are preempted and voided by the California more...

 Signature

Every paper filed with the court must be signed by the attorney or unrepresented party submitting the paper. more...

 Protection of Privacy

Scope

The requirements of this subdivision that parties or their attorneys must not include, or must redact, certain identifiers from more...

Exclusion or Redaction of Identifiers

To protect personal privacy and other legitimate interests, parties and their attorneys must not include, or must redact more...

Social security numbers. If an individual s social security number is required in a pleading or other paper filed in more...

Financial account numbers. If financial account numbers are required in a pleading or other paper filed in the more...

Responsibility of the Filer

The responsibility for excluding or redacting identifiers identified in (b)(2) from all documents filed with the court rests solely more...

Confidential Reference List

If the court orders on a showing of good cause, a party filing a document containing identifiers listed more...

 Title Page

Local Rule Regarding Designation of Judicial Officer and Other Information

All documents filed in cases subject to civil case management, with the exception of the original summons and more...

ASSIGNED FOR ALL PURPOSES TO: more...

JUDICIAL OFFICER (insert name) more...

DEPARTMENT (insert no.) more...

In addition, the face page of any subsequent document must also designate the nature of the document, the more...

Name & Address of Attorney

In the space commencing one (1) inch from the top of the page with line one (1), to more...

Blank Space

The first two inches of space between lines one (1) and seven (7) to the right of the more...

Title of the Court

The title of the court must appear on line eight (8), at or below three and one-third (3 more...

Title of the Case

Below the title of the court, in the space to the left of the center of the page, more...

The Number of the Case

The number of the case must appear to the right and opposite the title. . more...

The Nature of the Paper

Below the number of the case must appear the nature of that paper, and on all complaints and more...

Judge and Department

Below the nature of the paper or the character of the action or proceeding, the name of the more...

Referee

Below the nature of the paper or the character of the action or proceeding, must appear the word more...

Caption

California Rule of Court 312(h) was deleted effective 1/1/07.It provided that motions or demurrers may have short captions that simply identify the first party on each more...

It appears that with motions other than demurrers, as well as with pleadings, California Rule of Court 2.111(4) more...

No change, other than a renumbering, was made to the California Rule of Court addressing the other elements more...

The California Code of Civil Procedure also has provision relating to captions. These provide: more...

Every pleading must contain a caption setting forth: (1) The name of the court and county in which more...

In a limited civil case, the caption must state that the case is a limited civil case, and more...

In the complaint, the title of the action must include the names of all the parties; but, except more...

 GENERALLY APPLICABLE RULES AND FORMATTING REQUIREMENTS

Typewritten or Printed

Papers must be typewritten, printed, or produced by a duplication process that produces permanent and legible copies. more...

The typeface must be essentially equivalent to Courier, Times or Arial. . more...

The color of print must be black or blue-black. . more...

Typeset

Papers must be in type that is not smaller than twelve (12) point. . more...

Margins

The left margin must be at least one inch and the right margin at least one-half inch. more...

Line Spacing and Line Numbering

Line numbers must be placed at the left margin and separated from the text of the paper by more...

Double-Spaced

Only one side of the paper may be used. . Lines must be double spaced or one and a half spaced. more...

Single spacing

Descriptions of real property, footnotes, quotations and printed forms of corporate surety bonds and undertakings may be single spaced. more...

Page Numbering

Each page must be numbered consecutively at the bottom unless a rule provides otherwise for a particular type more...

Documents bound together must be consecutively paginated. . more...

Table of Contents and Authorities

A memorandum that exceeds ten (10) pages must be accompanied by a table of contents and table of more...

Pagination With Tables

Where a memorandum contains tables, the caption page or pages must not be page numbered and pages of more...

Footer

Except for exhibits, there must a footer on each page of a document.The footer must appear in the bottom margin, below the page number and divided from the rest of more...

Citations to Authority and Exhibits

Case citations must include the official report volume and page number and year of decision. . more...

A judge may require that authority from outside California be lodged with the papers that cite the authority more...

References to exhibits must include the number or letter of the exhibit, the specific page and specific paragraph more...

Reference to Previously Filed Papers

Any paper previously filed must be referred to by date of execution and title. . more...

Style of Citations

Citations to cases and other authorities in all documents filed in the courts must be in the style more...

Paper

Documents must be on opaque, unglazed paper, white or unbleached, of standard quality not less than twenty (20) more...

One Side

On papers, only one side of each page may be used. . more...

Recycled Paper

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Hole Punching

Pages must be firmly bound together at the top of the document.Each document to be filed must have two (2) pre-punched normal size holes, centered 2 inches apart, more...

Consecutive Pagination

Documents bound together must be consecutively paginated. . more...

Binding

Documents and exhibits must be attached together at the top by a method that permits pages to be more...

No Riders

Documents must consist entirely of original pages without riders. . more...

 Exhibits

Tabbed Sheets

Each exhibit must be separated by a hard 8 1/2 X 11 sheet with hard paper or plastic more...

Exhibits may be fastened to pages of the specified size and when photocopied, must be equal to typewritten more...

Exhibits in Foreign Language

Exhibits written in a foreign language must be accompanied by an English translation, certified under oath by a more...

Consecutive Pagination

Documents bound together must be consecutively paginated. . more...

 

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