Articles From Hon. Mary Kay Rochford

Mandatory e-filing is just around the corner—A good cause exemption exists for those who need it By Hon. Mary Kay Rochford Bench and Bar, January 2018 Illinois Supreme Court Rule 9(c) (eff. Dec. 13, 2017), exempts certain documents from e-filing and includes a good cause exemption in subsection (4). On December 13, 2017, the Illinois Supreme Court amended Rule 9(c)(4), to define the nature of “good cause” and detail the procedures for obtaining such an exemption.

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