APR 25.3 PETITIONS AND INVESTIGATIONS (a) Form of Petition. A petition for reinstatement after disbarment shall be in writing in such form as the Character and Fitness Board may prescribe. The petition shall be filed with the Character and Fitness Board. The petition shall set forth the age, residence and address of the Petitioner, the date of disbarment, and a concise statement of facts claimed to justify reinstatement. The petition shall be accompanied by the total fees required of a lawyer Applicant under these rules. (b) Investigations. The petition for reinstatement shall be referred to the Character and Fitness Board. (c) Duty to Cooperate. It shall be the duty of every Petitioner to cooperate in good faith with any investigation by promptly furnishing written or oral explanations, documents, releases, authorizations, or anything else reasonably required by the Board or Bar Counsel. Failure to appear as directed or to furnish additional proof or answers as required or to cooperate fully shall be sufficient reason for the Committee to recommend the rejection of a petition. (d) Proceedings Public. A petition for reinstatement after disbarment shall be a public proceeding from the time the petition is filed. (e) Protective Orders. To protect a compelling interest, a Petitioner may, on a showing of good cause, move for a protective order prohibiting the disclosure or release of specific information, documents, or pleadings, and directing that the proceedings be conducted so as to implement the order. [Adopted effective September 1, 2006.]
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