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2015 California Rules of Court

Rule 8.42. Requirements for signatures of multiple parties on filed documents

When a document to be filed, such as a stipulation, requires the signatures of multiple parties, the original signature of at least one party must appear on the document filed in the reviewing court; the other signatures may be in the form of copies of the signed signature page of the document.

Rule 8.42 adopted effective January 1, 2014.

Advisory Committee Comment

Please note that rule 8.77 establishes different requirements for documents that are electronically filed.

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