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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 2.254. Responsibilities of court

(a) Publication of electronic filing requirements

Each court that permits or mandates electronic filing must publish, in both electronic and print formats, the court's electronic filing requirements.

(Subd (a) amended effective July 1, 2013; adopted as subd (b); previously amended effective January 1, 2007; previously relettered effective January 1, 2011.)

(b) Problems with electronic filing

If the court is aware of a problem that impedes or precludes electronic filing during the court's regular filing hours, it must promptly take reasonable steps to provide notice of the problem.

(Subd (b) relettered effective January 1, 2011; adopted as subd (c); previously amended effective January 1, 2007.)

(c) Public access to electronically filed documents

Except as provided in rules 2.250-2.259 and 2.500-2.506, an electronically filed document is a public document at the time it is filed unless it is sealed under rule 2.551(b) or made confidential by law.

(Subd (c) amended and relettered effective January 1, 2011; adopted as subd (d); previously amended effective January 1, 2007.)

Rule 2.254 amended effective July 1, 2013; adopted as rule 2054 effective January 1, 2003; previously amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007; previously amended effective January 1, 2011.

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