LCR 7. PLEADINGS ALLOWED; FORM OF MOTIONS (a) Pleadings (No Local Rules) (b) Motions and Other Papers. (1) Motions and other papers must contain the following: (i) Relief Requested. The specific relief the court is requested to grant; (ii) Statement of Grounds. A concise statement of the grounds upon which the motion is based; (iii) Statement of Issues. A concise statement of the issues of law upon which the court is requested to rule; (iv) Evidence Relied Upon. The evidence on which the motion or reply is based shall be identified with particularity. Deposition testimony, discovery pleadings, and documentary evidence relied upon must be quoted verbatim, or a photocopy of relevant pages thereof must be attached to the motion. Deposition testimony in connection with a motion shall not require publication thereof unless a challenge is made thereto and an opposing party shows good cause for such publication. Depositions used in this fashion shall remain unopened and not a part of the court file unless otherwise ordered by the court. (v) Legal Authority. Any legal authority relied upon must be cited. (vi) Memorandum of Authority. Provided, however, that items (i) - (v) above may be contained in a memorandum of authority in support of the motion. (vii) Mandatory Forms. This rule is not intended to modify or replace any mandatory forms required by law. (b) (2)-(5) No Local Rules) (c)-(d) (No Local Rules) (e) Dispositive Motions. All dispositive motions shall be noted to be heard by the judge assigned to preside over the case, except (1) upon agreement of the assigned judge, (2) upon agreement of the parties or attorneys, and (3) only upon good cause shown. (f) Limits to Replies. Replies shall be limited to the issues or facts raised by the responding party in the response to the motion. (g) Schedule to Provide Courtesy Copies for Judge. See LCR 8(h). (h) Motions and Orders to be Separate. Motions and orders shall not be combined into one document. Rather, an order shall always be set forth in a separate document from the motion itself.
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