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2024 California Rules of Court

Rule 3.1302. Place and manner of filing

(a) Papers filed in clerk's office

Unless otherwise provided by local rule or specified in a court's protocol for electronic filing, all papers relating to a law and motion proceeding must be filed in the clerk's office.

(Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2016; previously amended effective January 1, 2007.)

(b) Requirements for lodged material

Material lodged physically with the clerk must be accompanied by an addressed envelope with sufficient postage for mailing the material. Material lodged electronically must clearly specify the electronic address to which a notice of deletion may be sent. After determination of the matter, the clerk may mail or send the material if in paper form back to the party lodging it. If the lodged material is in electronic form, the clerk may permanently delete it after sending notice of the deletion to the party who lodged the material.

(Subd (b) amended effective January 1, 2017; previously amended effective January 1, 2007, and January 1, 2016.)

Rule 3.1302 amended effective January 1, 2017; adopted as rule 319 effective January 1, 1984; previously amended and renumbered as rule 3.1302 effective January 1, 2007; previously amended effective January 1, 2016.

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