38.2.1203    FORM AND SIZE

(1) All documents and pleadings shall be filed electronically in an accessible format. Text documents must be filed in PDF/A format.  Spreadsheets must be filed with intact formulas and functions, preferably in Microsoft Excel format.  This rule does not apply to documents or exhibits where an accessible format is not reasonably available.

(2)  All pleadings shall be formatted for paper 8-1/2 inches wide and 11 inches long with 1-inch margins.  All pleadings must be formatted in a proportionally spaced typeface at least 12-point or larger.  Whenever reasonably possible, exhibits should be similarly formatted.

(3)  The name of the attorney or party responsible for the pleadings, together with the email address, telephone number, and complete mailing address, shall be printed at the top of the first page of each pleading, aligned to the left margin.


History: 69-1-110, 69-2-101, 69-3-103, 69-12-201, MCA; IMP, 69-2-101, MCA; NEW, 1977 MAR p. 1200, Eff. 12/24/77; AMD, 2021 MAR p. 937, Eff. 7/24/21.