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§ 2-212. Rejection of document or record; emailing and faxing documents not allowed.

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§ 2-212. Rejection of document or record; emailing and faxing documents not allowed.

   (A) Rejection of document or record.

   (1) If a court rejects or declines a document due to noncompliance with an applicable rule, the clerk shall notify the user of the reasons for the rejection. The user may file and serve, where applicable, a corrected document. Rejection due to noncompliance with an applicable rule shall not extend the mandatory or statutory time for the filing of such document.

   (2) If a court rejects or declines a document transmitted through System-To-System-Transfer from another court due to noncompliance with an applicable rule, the clerk of the receiving court shall notify the clerk of the transmitting court of the reasons for the rejection.

   (B) It is the responsibility of the user to keep a record of the notice of rejection to verify the date and time of the original submission.

   (C) Emailing a document to the clerk of court or court staff shall not constitute a court filing and will not generate a file stamp.

   (D) Faxing a document to the court, except as provided by §§ 2-213(C) or 6-601(B), shall not constitute a court filing and will not generate a file stamp.

   (E) Expanded news media requests made by the media pursuant to Neb. Ct. R. § 6-2004(B)(1) are excepted from the prohibition against emailing and faxing documents to the court clerks.

§ 2-212 amendments adopted June 9, 2021, effective January 1, 2022; § 2-212(D) amended May 4, 2022.