Supreme Judicial Court Rules

Electronic Filing Rules

Supreme Judicial Court Rules Supreme Judicial Court Rule 1:25: Massachusetts Rules of Electronic Filing

Adopted Date: 06/07/2018
Effective Date: 09/01/2018
Updates: Adopted June 7, 2018, effective September 1, 2018 (480 Mass. 1301)

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Table of Contents

Massachusetts Rules of Electronic Filing

Rule 1: Scope

Rule 2: Definitions

Rule 3: Eligibility and Conditions of Registration

Rule 4: Electronic Filing Procedures

Rule 5: Rejection of Electronic Documents for Technical Nonconformance with the Rules of Court

Rule 6: Electronic Filing and Service of Civil Case Initiating Documents

Rule 7: Service of Electronically Filed Documents

Rule 8: Payment of Fees

Rule 9: Format and Content of Documents

Rule 10: File Size Limitations and Legibility

Rule 11: Filing of Impounded Information

Rule 12: Protection of Personal Identifying Information

Rule 13: Electronic Signature

Rule 14: Orders and Judgments

Rule 15: Technological Failures and Timeliness of Filing

Rule 16: Title

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