LBR 5005-2. FILING PAPERS – NUMBER OF COPIES
LBR 5005-2. FILING PAPERS – NUMBER OF COPIES(a) Number of Copies. For papers that are not electronically filed under the provisions of LBR 5005-4, a list of requirements that specify the minimum number of copies that must be submitted is contained in the Court Manual available from the clerk and on the court’s website.
(b) Conformed Copies. A copy filed with the court must conform to the original, including either a photocopy of a fully executed signature page, or an unsigned signature page that bears a conformed signature or a notation that the original was signed. A conformed copy must be identical to the original in content, pagination, additions, deletions, interlineations, attachments, exhibits, and tabs.
(c) Request for Court Conformed Copy. A maximum of 3 copies will be conformed by the clerk’s office to show filing or lodging. Copies to be conformed by the clerk’s office may consist of either the entire paper or only the first page of the filed paper. The clerk’s office is not responsible for verifying that any copy presented for conforming is a true and correct copy of the filed paper. If the party presenting a paper requests the clerk to return a conformed copy by United States mail, an extra copy must be submitted by the party for that purpose, accompanied by a postage-paid, self-addressed envelope.
(d) Judge’s Copy. A paper copy of any document filed with the court, either electronically or non-electronically, must be marked “Judge’s Copy” and served on the judge in chambers in the manner and not later than the deadline set forth in the Court Manual available from the clerk and on the court’s website.
(1) The judge’s copy must meet the requirements of LBR 9004-1(a). Exhibits to the
judge’s copy must be tabbed.
(2) If the document is filed electronically, a judge’s copy must be accompanied by a
copy of the NEF confirming the filing of the original document.