LCR 10. FORM OF PLEADINGS AND OTHER PAPERS (a) - (c) (No Local Rules) (d) Format Requirements. (1) All papers filed with the Court shall comply with GR 14. (2) Tabs. Except on courtesy copies, any tabs or separators used within documents shall be placed at the bottom of the page. If any tabs or separators are used on the sides of documents, the tabs or separators shall be removed by the clerk and shall not be imaged for archiving purposes. It is the Court's preference that tabs on courtesy copies be placed on the sides of documents. (3) Typing/Color Photographs. All court documents submitted for filing must be typed or printed legibly using black or dark blue ink. Since color photographs do not produce usable scanned or microfilmed images, black and white reproductions are preferable to obtain a better copy for imagining and microfilming reproduction. (4) Conformed Copies. Court documents served on an opposing party shall be fully conformed as to signatures, dates signed, date filed, and all other information as it appears on the filed original. If a party serves court documents that are otherwise fully conformed, without the date filed stamped upon the documents, the serving party shall notify the receiving party, as soon as practical after filing, of the date filed of the served documents. (5) Guardianship Hearing Dates. In all reports required by RCW 11.92 et seq., the title shall contain, in addition to the name of the report, a notation to the clerk to set the next report date, i.e., "Clerk's Action Required: Next Hearing Date and Time: (date) at 10:30 a.m." (6) Length of Briefs and Legal Memoranda. Briefs and legal memoranda on non-dispositive pretrial matters may not exceed ten (10) pages double-spaced. In trial matters the limit for a party's main filing is twenty (20) pages double-spaced; supplemental briefs or legal memoranda on subsidiary matters may not exceed five (5) pages double-spaced. Declarations and affidavits in such matters may not exceed five (5) pages double-spaced. There is no page limit on dispositive motions.
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