Local Civil Rule 5 BRIEFS All briefs, declarations, affidavits, and other supporting written documentation pertaining to trials, summary judgments motions, lower court appeals and appeals from decisions of administrative agencies (except the record transferred by the agency) and any other motions, and other documents submitted for hearings, such as pre-trial position statements in domestic cases, trial management reports, proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law and judgments, motions and sentencing position statements in criminal matters, and guardian ad litem reports (including criminal and domestic relations), shall be served and filed in the cause. Unless a party does not have access to a computer or the internet, bench copies of all such documents, as well as settlement position statements in civil and domestic cases, shall be submitted electronically via the internet at http://motion.co.franklin.wa.us/. Parties without access to a computer and the internet shall deliver bench copies to the Court Administrator. All bench copies must be submitted not later than nine (9:00) o'clock a.m. one court day prior to the scheduled hearing, proceeding or trial. No bench copies, except settlement position statements, shall be submitted to the Court unless prior thereto or simultaneously therewith a copy thereof has been served upon or mailed to opposing counsel. All paper bench copies will be destroyed one (1) week after the original date noted for hearing unless counsel requests copies be returned, with return postage arranged, or unless Court Administration is advised of the new hearing date. When hearings are continued, the parties shall amend the hearing date associated with all bench copies submitted electronically. Bench copies of the following documents should not be electronically submitted: Notices of hearings, notes for dockets, transmittal letters, proposed statements of defendant on plea of guilty, proposed judgments and sentences and proofs of service (unless service is at issue). [Adopted effective April 1, 1986; Amended effective September 1, 2000; September 1, 2001; September 1, 2002; September 1, 2003; September 1, 2005, September 1, 2007, September 1, 2009, September 1, 2011, September 1, 2012]
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