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Friday, September 24, 2021

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Hon. Marco A. Hernández, Chief Judge

Mary L. Moran, Clerk of Court

LR 11 - Signature Requirements

(See Fed. R. Civ. P. 11)

LR 11-1 Signature Requirements

(a) Signatures of Non-Registered Users

Documents containing the signature of a Non-Registered User are to be filed electronically with the signature represented by an "s/" and the name typed in the space where a signature would otherwise appear, or as a scanned image. (See LRs 5-12, 10-3.)

(b) Multiple Signatures

Documents requiring the signatures of more than one party must be electronically filed either by:

  1. Submitting a scanned document containing all necessary signatures;
  2. Representing the consent or stipulation of the other parties on the document;
  3. Identifying on the document the signatures which are required and submitting written confirmation by the parties no later than seven days after the filing; or
  4. In any other manner approved by the Court.

Amendment History to LR 11
June 1, 2002
LR 11.2 New rule was added and cross-referenced to the CM/ECF rule – LR 100.6.
June 1, 2006
Generally Cross-references updated.
Numeric expressions format modified; i.e. "ten (10)."
LR 11.3(c)(2) The word "That" stricken.
December 1, 2009
LR 11-1 Former LR 11.1 and 11.3 deleted. New LR 11-1 relocated from LR 100.6. Word "Register" corrected to be "Registered."
LR 11-1(d) Three (3) days changed to seven (7) days.
Generally References to "conventional" filings deleted and replaced by "electronic" filing.
March 1, 2014
LR 11-1(d) Omitted "(7)" after "seven."
May 1, 2015
LR 11-1(a)

Changed "for purposes of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Local Rules of this Court" to "any purpose."

January 1, 2019
LR 11-1 In the title, deleted "on Electronic Filings" after "Requirements.
LR 11-1(a)-(b) Deleted former LR 11-1(a) and (b).
LR 11-1(c) Relettered as LR 11-1(a).  Added the cross-reference "(See LRs 5-13, 10-3.)"
LR 11-1(d) Relettered as LR 11-1(b).

January 21, 2020

LR 11-1

Updated cross-reference from "LR 5-13" to "LR 5-12."

LR 1 - Scope and Purpose

LR 3 - Commencement of Action

LR 4 - Summons

LR 5 - Service and Filing of Pleadings and Papers

LR 5.2 - Redaction of Filings

LR 6 - Computing Time After Service

LR 7 - Motions Practice

LR 7.1 - Disclosure Statement

LR 10 - Form of Pleadings and Other Documents

LR 11 - Signature Requirements

LR 15 - Amended and Supplemental Pleadings

LR 16 - Pretrial Conferences, Scheduling, and Case Management

LR 23 - Class Actions

LR 26 - Discovery

LR 27 - Depositions: Before Action or Pending Appeal

LR 28 - Depositions in a Foreign Country

LR 29 - Stipulations About Discovery Procedure

LR 30 - Depositions

LR 33 - Interrogatories

LR 34 - Requests for Production

LR 36 - Requests for Admission

LR 37 - Motions to Compel

LR 38 - Right to a Jury Trial

LR 40 - Scheduling Cases for Trial

LR 41 - Dismissal of Action

LR 42 - Consolidation; Separate Trials

LR 45 - Subpoena

LR 47 - Selecting Jurors

LR 48 - Jurors and Participation in the Verdict

LR 51 - Instructions to the Jury

LR 54 - Bill of Costs and Attorney Fees

LR 55 - Default

LR 56 - Summary Judgment

LR 65 - Injunctions and Restraining Orders

LR 65.1 - Securities and Sureties

LR 67 - Deposits in Court

LR 68 - Offer of Judgment

LR 72 - Magistrate Judges: Pretrial Order

LR 73 - Magistrate Judges: Trial by Consent

LR 77 - Conducting Business; Clerk's Authority; Notice of an Order or Judgment

LR 79 - Records Kept by the Clerk

LR 81 - Habeas Corpus Petitions

LR 83 - Rules and Directives - By the District Court

LR 100 - Rule Governing CM/ECF: Case Management and Electronic Case Filing - Practices

Timetable for Lawyers