LCR 10 FAMILY LAW MOTIONS PAGE LIMITATION (A) Generally. Absent prior approval from the court as set forth in (G), all declarations and affidavits from a party, and any non-expert witnesses, in support of a motion, including any reply, shall be limited to a sum total of twenty (20) pages. All declarations and affidavits submitted in response to a motion shall be limited to a sum total of twenty (20) pages. (B) Application. This rule shall apply to all family law, paternity, and non- parental custody motions. No portion of this rule shall be construed to permit multiple motions noted for the same day and docket to avoid the page limit. (C) Exhibits. Exhibits that consist of declaration or affidavits shall count toward the above page limits. If parties and attorneys quote only the relevant parts of the emails, journals or depositions in a declaration, and attach the full version of the email, journal or deposition as an exhibit for context, the full version of the email, journal or deposition will not count against the page limit, if labeled as such for that limited purpose. All other exhibits attached to a declaration or affidavit shall be counted toward the page limit. (D) Financial Declarations. Financial declarations and financial documents shall not count toward the page limit. (E) Expert Report and Evaluations. Declarations, affidavits, or reports from Guardian Ad Litems and expert witnesses shall not count toward the page limit. (F) Miscellaneous Exceptions. Copies of declarations or affidavits previously filed in a motion previously ruled upon and supplied solely as a convenience to the court in lieu of the court file shall not count toward the page limit. (G) Authorization. Upon motion of a party and for good cause shown, a party may seek authorization to exceed the page limit may do so on the ex parte calendar without notice to opposing counsel or a self-represented party. [Adopted effective September 1, 2010.]
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