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Supreme Judicial Court Rules Supreme Judicial Court Rule 1:08: Case and filer information on papers filed in all courts

Effective Date: 10/01/2022
Referenced Sources: See SJC Rule 1:06[7]
See Rule 6(g) of Mass.R.Civ.P.
Updates: Amended effective January 1, 1992. Amended August 24, 2022, effective October 1, 2022

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Rule 1:08

(1) All papers filed in connection with a new or pending case in any court in the Commonwealth shall bear the name of the court and the county, the title of the action, the designation of the nature of the pleading or paper, and provide the following information for each self-represented litigant or attorney filing the same:

(A) the self-represented litigant's or attorney's name;

(B) if an attorney, the attorney's Board of Bar Overseers (BBO) number;

(C) the self-represented litigant's or attorney's mailing address;

(D) if an attorney, the name of the firm the attorney is affiliated with, if any;

(E) the self-represented litigant's or attorney's telephone number;

(F) the attorney's business e-mail address;

(G) the self-represented litigant's e-mail address, if any; and

(H) if the self-represented litigant or attorney elects, the self-represented litigant's or attorney's personal pronouns.

The docket number of the case shall appear on each paper filed after the
assignment of such a number.

(2) Any court by rule or order may provide for the effective application and
enforcement of this rule.

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Updates: Amended effective January 1, 1992. Amended August 24, 2022, effective October 1, 2022
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