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Saturday, June 10, 2023

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Hon. Marco A. Hernández, Chief Judge

Melissa Aubin, Clerk of Court

Redaction FAQs

  • Am I responsible for redacting information in my filings? +

    Yes. Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 5.2, the responsibility to redact filings rests with the attorney and the party making the filing.  Please note that, pursuant to LR 5.2, the Clerk’s Office is not required to review documents filed with the Court for compliance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 5.2. (See also LR 5.2)

  • What types of information must I redact from my filings? +

    In compliance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 5.2, all filers must redact:

    • Dates of Birth – redact to the year of birth;
    • Names of Minor Children – redact to the initials;
    • Social Security Numbers or Taxpayer Identification Numbers – redact to the last four digits; and
    • Finance Accounting Information – redact to the last four digits.
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