Local Rules

Recent Updates to the Local Rules:

  Effective Date
Civil Local Rules (.pdf, 761 KB)

Changes effective November 1, 2021 include new procedures for filing documents under seal (Civil L.R. 79-5) and various other updates.

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Civil Local Rules (.pdf, 484 KB)

Changes effective May 1, 2018 affect Rule 16 (especially Rule 16-8) and are to effectuate changes to the ADR Local Rules also adopted on this date.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Local Rules (.pdf, 236 KB)

Changes effective May 1, 2018 modify procedures for selecting an ADR process and for ADR phone conferences; and offer conforming and clarifying changes and a substantive change to ADR rules provisions addressing confidentiality (ADR Local Rules 5-12(b), 6-12(b), and 7-4(b)).

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