LBR 9070-1. EXHIBITS
LBR 9070-1. EXHIBITS(a) Trial Exhibits.
(1) Identification. Unless otherwise ordered by the court, all exhibits to be offered into
evidence at trial of an adversary proceeding or contested matter must be numbered
and marked for identification with tags available from the clerk’s office.
(2) Numbering. Whenever feasible, exhibits of plaintiffs or movants must be marked
with numbers, and exhibits of defendants or respondents must be marked with
(3) Exhibit Register. The parties presenting exhibits must tag the exhibits and prepare
an exhibit register on the form available from the clerk’s office prior to trial.
(4) Lodging Exhibits. Unless otherwise ordered by the court, the tagged exhibits and
completed exhibit register must be delivered in the courtroom to the courtroom
deputy or court recorder prior to the beginning of trial.
(5) Copies. Each party must bring sufficient copies of each exhibit for all counsel, the
witness, and the judge.
(b) Retention and Disposition of Trial Exhibits.
(1) All models, diagrams, documents, or other exhibits lodged with the clerk that are
admitted into evidence or marked at trial will be retained by the clerk until
expiration of the time for appeal without any appeal having been taken, entry of a
stipulation waiving or abandoning the right to appeal, final disposition of any
appeal, or order of the court, whichever occurs first.
(2) If any exhibit is not withdrawn from the clerk’s office within 30 days after the
person or persons to whom it belongs are given written notice to claim it, the clerk
may destroy the exhibit or otherwise dispose of it as the court may approve.