Amendments clarify that attorneys and licensed paralegal practitioners must file cases electronically and allow self-represented litigants to file by email.
CJA04-0503. Mandatory electronic filing in civil and probate cases (AMEND)
CJA04-0603. Mandatory electronic filing in criminal cases (AMEND)
CJA04-0801. Filing small claims cases (AMEND)
CJA04-0901. Mandatory electronic filing in juvenile court (AMEND)
CJA09-0302. Mandatory electronic filing in justice court (AMEND)
Judicial Council Order
CJA04-0403. Electronic Signature and Signature Stamp Use. Amended. In conjunction with new URCP 109, authorizes automatically affixing electronic judicial signatures on certain standardized domestic relations injunctions.
CJA04-0503. Mandatory Electronic Filing. Amended. Requires Licensed Paralegal Practitioners to file documents electronically.
Judicial Council Order
CJA03-0114. Judicial outreach. Amend. Reorders the intent language. Provides that model outreach programs shall take into account existing curricula. Requires the committee to propose and implement rather than develop policies that encourage judicial participation in outreach programs.
CJA04-0202.02. Records classification. Amend. Deletes maiden name and mother’s maiden name from the lists of private and safeguarded information. Classifies juvenile mediation disposition notices as juvenile court social records. Notes a statutory exception to the protection of certain victim information.
CJA04-0503. Mandatory electronic filing. Amend. Requires an attorney seeking an exemption from efiling to submit a written request to the District Court Administrator.
Judicial Council Minutes – January, 2016
Judicial Council Minutes – February, 2016
CJA 02-0204. Local supplemental rules. Amend. Modifies the process by which local rules are approved.
CJA 04-0202.01. Definitions. Amend. Excludes from the definition of a “record” documents prepared or received by a person in the person’s private capacity and documents that do not relate to the public’s business.
CJA 04-0202.02. Records classification. Amend. Removes investigative subpoenas from the list of protected records. Section 77-22-2 will regulate access to investigative subpoenas. Changes the classification of PSI reports from private to protected. Designates additional circumstances in which the name of a minor is public. Classifies as “protected” records subject to the attorney client privilege.
CJA 04-0202.03. Records access. Amend. Clarifies who has access to a private or a protected court record.
CJA 04-0202.05. Request to access an administrative record; research; request to classify an administrative record; request to create an index. Amend. Permits releasing non-public records for research purposes if the interests favoring the research are greater than or equal to the interests favoring closure.
CJA 04-0401.01. Electronic media coverage of court proceedings. New. Replaces Rule 4-401. Permits electronic media coverage of any public court hearing. Describes application and approval process. Establishes factors for denying electronic media coverage. Describes limits.
CJA 04-0401.02. Possession and use of portable electronic devices. New. Permits possession and use of portable electronic devices in courthouses. Allows judge to restrict use in courtrooms.
CJA 04-0405. Juror and witness fees and expenses. Amend. Requires prosecutors to certify to the number of miles for which a witness is entitled to payment.
CJA 04-0409. Council approval of Problem Solving Courts. Amend. Regulates ex parte communication in problem solving courts, as recognized by the Code of Judicial Conduct and consistent with the signed agreement. Removes from the rule several justice courts no longer running DUI courts.
CJA 04-0503. Mandatory electronic filing. Amend. Requires the electronic filer to use a personal identity with an e-filing interface, rather than someone else’s.
CJA 04-0508. Guidelines for ruling on a motion to waive fees. New. Establishes guidelines for ruling on a motion to waive fees. Requires use of court-approved forms.
CJA 11-0201. Senior judges. Amend. Removes reference to the Judicial Council’s attorney survey for certification of senior judges.
CJA 04-0501. Expedited jury trial. New. Implements the pilot program as directed by HB 349 (2011) and HB 204 (2012).
CJA 04-0503. Mandatory electronic filing. New. Requires that documents in district court civil cases, excluding probate cases, be filed electronically effective April 1, 2013. Probate cases to be filed electronically effective July 1, 2013. Provides for exceptions.