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Rule 74. Filing With the Court Defined


The filing of pleadings and other papers as required by these rules shall be made by filing them with the clerk of the court, except that the judge may permit the papers to be filed with him, in which event he shall note thereon the filing date and time and forthwith transmit them to the office of the clerk.

Source: Federal Rule 5 (e).

Change: The rule permits the judge to accept instruments for filing and directs him, when he does so, to note thereon the date and time.

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


July 20, 1966, eff. Jan. 1, 1967