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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 2.100. Form and format of papers presented for filing in the trial courts

(a) Preemption of local rules

The Judicial Council has preempted local rules relating to the form and format of papers to be filed in the trial courts. No trial court, or any division or branch of a trial court, may enact or enforce any local rule concerning the form or format of papers.

Subd (a) adopted effective January 1, 2007.

(b) Rules prescribe form and format

The rules in this chapter prescribe the form and format of papers to be filed in the trial courts.

(Subd (b) adopted effective January 1, 2007.)

Rule 2.100 amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as rule 201 effective January 1, 1949; previously amended effective April 1, 1962, May 1, 1962, July 1, 1964, January 1, 1966, July 1, 1969, July 1, 1971, January 1, 1973, July 1, 1974, January 1, 1976, January 1, 1978, May 6, 1978, January 1, 1984, April 1, 1990, July 1, 1990, January 1, 1992, July 1, 1992, January 1, 1993, July 1, 1993, January 1, 1994, January 1, 1998, January 1, 1999, July 1, 1999, July 1, 2000, January 1, 2001, January 1, 2003, and January 1, 2006.

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