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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 2.300. Application

(a) Proceedings to which rules apply

The rules in this chapter apply to civil, probate, and family law proceedings in all trial courts. Rule 5.386 applies to fax filing of a protective order issued by a tribal court. Rule 5.522 applies to fax filing in juvenile law proceedings.

(Subd (a) amended effective July 1, 2012; adopted as part of unlettered subd effective March 1, 1992; previously amended and lettered effective January 1, 2007.)

(b) Documents that may not be issued by fax

Notwithstanding any provision in the rules in this chapter, no will, codicil, bond, or undertaking may be filed by fax nor may a court issue by fax any document intended to carry the original seal of the court.

(Subd (b) amended and lettered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as part of unlettered subd effective March 1, 1992.)

Rule 2.300 amended effective July 1, 2012; adopted as rule 2002 effective March 1, 1992; previously amended effective January 1, 1999; previously amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007.

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