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Rule 57. Signing of Pleadings


Every pleading of a party represented by an attorney shall be signed by at least one attorney of record in his individual name, whose address shall be stated. A party who is not represented by an attorney shall sign his pleading and state his address.

Source: Federal Rule 11, first two sentences, unchanged.

Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.


June 10, 1920, eff. Jan. 1, 1981

April 24, 1990, eff. Sept. 1, 1990