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Hon. Marco A. Hernández, Chief Judge

Mary L. Moran, Clerk of Court

Local Rules of Civil Procedure

(Effective December 1, 2020)

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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