5005-1. METHOD OF FILING.
5005-1. METHOD OF FILING.A fax filing agency will file all fax transmitted pleadings on behalf of the parties or their counsel. NO DOCUMENTS MAY BE TRANSMITTED DIRECTLY TO THE CLERK BY FAX FOR FILING. ANY DOCUMENTS SO TRANSMITTED SHALL BE REJECTED AND NOT FILED.
(a) The fax filing agency acts as the agent of the filing party and not as agent of the court. A document shall be deemed to be filed when it is submitted by the fax filing agency, received in the Clerk's office, and filed by the Clerk. Mere transmission to or receipt by the fax filing agency will not be construed as filing.
(b) The fax filing agency must meet all technical requirements under Local Bankruptcy Rule 9004.
(c) Counsel or parties utilizing a fax filing agency will ensure that additional copies necessary for filing shall be reproduced by the fax filing agency and any applicable filing fees are submitted at the time of filing.