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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 2.501. Application and scope

(a) Application

The rules in this chapter apply only to trial court records.

(Subd (a) amended and relettered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as subd (b) effective July 1, 2002.)

(b) Access by parties and attorneys

The rules in this chapter apply only to access to court records by the public. They do not limit access to court records by a party to an action or proceeding, by the attorney of a party, or by other persons or entities that are entitled to access by statute or rule.

(Subd (b) amended and relettered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as subd (c) effective July 1, 2002.)

Rule 2.501 amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as rule 2017 effective July 1, 2002.

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