Rule 2.252. Documents that may be filed electronically
(a) In general
A court may permit electronic filing of a document in any action or proceeding unless the rules in this chapter or other legal authority expressly prohibit electronic filing.
(Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2007.)
(b) Original documents
In a proceeding that requires the filing of an original document, an electronic filer may file an electronic copy of a document if the original document is then filed with the court within 10 calendar days.
(Subd (b) amended effective January 1, 2011.)
(c) Application for waiver of court fees and costs
The court may permit electronic filing of an application for waiver of court fees and costs in any proceeding in which the court accepts electronic filings.
(Subd (c) amended effective January 1, 2007.)
(d) Orders and judgments
The court may electronically file any notice, order, minute order, judgment, or other document prepared by the court.
(e) Proposed orders
Proposed orders may be filed and submitted electronically as provided in rule 3.1312.
(Subd (e) adopted effective January 1, 2011.)
(f) Effect of document filed electronically
(1)A document that the court or a party files electronically under the rules in this chapter has the same legal effect as a document in paper form.
(2)Filing a document electronically does not alter any filing deadline.
(Subd (f) relettered effective January 1, 2011; adopted as subd (e); previously amended effective January 1, 2007.)
Rule 2.252 amended effective January 1, 2011; adopted as rule 2052 effective January 1, 2003; previously amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007.